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Charlotte Deming papers


Identifier: 2011-17-0

Scope and Contents

The Charlotte Deming papers (2011-17-0, ,42 linear feet) consist of programs related to her performances in Litchfield, New York City, and Westchester, 1882-1924. Deming played violin with a number of groups and venues. The papers consist mostly of programs, and also news clippings, publications and ephemera related to music business and concerts, items related to the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York and the Musicians Club of New York, and an 1898 receipt for a grand piano purchased from Steinway & Sons. Born in 1868, Charlotte Deming was a life-long resident of Litchfield, aside from a brief period of years she spent living in Westchester and Hartford. She was an avid musician, playing violin in numerous engagments, including a number of years with the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York. On occasion, she performed on the piano. She was also a music teacher in New York and Litchfield, and papers contain programs regarding some of her students. She died in 1963.


  • created: 1882-1924
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.42 Linear Feet

1 document box other_unmapped

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Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown.

Method of Acquisition

Found in collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Charlotte Deming papers
Leith Johnson
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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P.O. Box 385
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