US MBE RG037-RG 037.01
Name and location of repository
Level of description
- 1900-2001 (Creation)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Named after esteemed Emersonian, Henry Lawrence Southwick, the Southwick Recitals were an Emerson tradition that celebrated the art of oral interpretation. Notably, the Southwick Recitals were one of the oldest recitals in the United States, starting in 1900 and eventually reaching 101 seasons. The series featured distinguished Emerson faculty, students, and alumni/a, along with honored guest artists.
System of arrangement
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
The collection is open to researchers. No materials may be checked out from, or leave the Emerson College Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions governing reproduction
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
The Southwick recital is no longer in production. Additional materials are not expected.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Some of the videos of the Southwick Recitals have been digitized and can be found on YouTube. Links to individual videos are provided in each item record.
Related archival materials
This description currently consists of only digitized and publicly available materials. For additional information about the Southwick Recital, contact the Emerson College Archives & Special Collections.