American Harp Society. National Conference
- Existence: 1964-
The National Conference of the American Harp Society was first held in New York City in 1964. It was held annually until 1994, and moved to a biennial schedule.
Citation:Chamber music program [SR] 1982: accompanying material (American Harp Society, Conference)
American Harp Society WWW Home page, Jan. 15, 2002 conference page (National Conference of the Amer. Harp Soc. is a biennial meeting; most recent was the 34th in Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000)
Phone call to Elizabeth Blakeslee, Aug. 2, 2002 (Conferences were made biennial (on even years) in early 1990s; prior to that time they were conducted annually)
Christa Grix papers, 1995 : (The American Harp Society is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1962. With over three thousand members and ninety chapters in the United States and Canada, it is the largest organization of harpists in the world)
American Harp Society website, via WWW, May 11, 2015 (National Conference; first held in New York, N.Y. in 1962; held annually until 1994, then biennially)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Twelve placards featuring American Harp Society founding board members, one poster announcing the Ruth Wickersham Papalia Memorial Scholarship, one poster announcing Karen Lindquist’s Lifetime Achievement Award on June 22, 2022, and one poster announcing the AHS 60th anniversary in 2022 and signed by numerous attendees. Materials dated approximately 2020 to 2022.
Contains scrapbooks kept by the American Harp Society from 1969 to 2022. Scrapbooks contain photographs with captions, clippings, conference, institute and concert programs, pages from the society's journal reporting on conferences, concerts, and society updates.
Contains correspondence, financial reports, forms, schedules, agendas, meeting minutes, flyers, and surveys pertaining to the American Harp Society's 25th National Conference in Denver, Colorado in 1988.