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Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)


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Handel and Haydn Society Records

 Collection — MS 5084
Call Number: MS 5084
Scope and Contents This collection documents the growth and influence of the Handel and Haydn Society from its inception in Boston, Massachusetts to the international stage. From its beginning, the Society has been governed by its Board of Governance, which oversees all aspects of concert production, financial matters, and chorus administration. The minutes of the first meeting, held on March 24, 1815, record the creation of the Society by Boston merchants whose mission it was to cultivate public appreciation...
Dates: 1808-2011; Majority of material found in 1815-1995