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William N. and Isabele T. Spiller papers,

Title
William N. and Isabele T. Spiller papers, 1906-1958.
Author
Spiller, Isabele Taliaferro, 1888-1974.
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Mixed materialUse in library Sc MG 62Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
Spiller, Isabele Taliaferro, 1888-1974.
Description
.3 linear feet
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Songs and music.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Source (note)
  • Spiller, Isabele T.
Biography (note)
  • William Spiller (1876-1945) was a vaudeville musician. Isabele Spiller (1888-1974), his wife, was a member of his vaudeville troupe, a teacher, and musical director.
Call Number
Sc MG 62
Author
Spiller, Isabele Taliaferro, 1888-1974.
Title
William N. and Isabele T. Spiller papers, 1906-1958.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Summary
Collection consists of a few of William Spiller's personal papers, programs, and news clippings of William and Isabele Spiller's European and American tours, 1912-1942, and of the Spiller School of Music. Bulk of papers contain material pertaining to Isabelle Spiller's work as a music supervisor and orchestra conductor in New York City public schools. Of particular interest is her work as head of the Federal Music Project in New York. Also, a scrapbook containing her published articles.
Biography
William Spiller (1876-1945) was a vaudeville musician. Isabele Spiller (1888-1974), his wife, was a member of his vaudeville troupe, a teacher, and musical director.
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Spiller, Isabele Taliaferro, 1888-1974.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 62
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