Albert Voss collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of programs, scrapbooks, clippings, cast lists, photographs, illustrations, correspondence, personal items, invitations, a manuscript score of Aida, playbills, and reviews pertaining to New Orleans musical and theatrical performances between 1843 and 1990. There are also music programs from places outside of New Orleans.
- Voss, Albert L. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged into six series: 1) French Opera programs and cast lists; 2) New Orleans Opera Association, season programs; 3) Other New Orleans and area concert programs and cast lists; 4) Non-New Orleans materials and other photographs, illustrations, correspondence, and personal items; 5) Oversized documents; and 6) scrapbooks. The collection consists of nineteen boxes and two oversize folders.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Hilda Mary Voss Boudreaux and Albert L. Voss, Jr. Date acquired: 06/07/1991.
Collection processed in 1993 and 1996 by Whitney McCray, Irwin Lachoff, and M. LeBlanc.
- Voss, Albert L.
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- French Opera House (New Orleans, La.)
- New Orleans Opera Association.
- New Orleans Philharmonic-Symphony Society.
- Opera -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Programs (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scores Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Theater programs Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
- LAC Group
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note