Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Hegyi, Charlotte B.
- Charlotte B. Hegyi Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Materials
- Inclusive Dates
- Bulk Dates
- MC 2147
- 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Charlotte B. Hegyi Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department by Charlotte B. Hegyi of Geneva, New York, on July 14, 2014.
Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in November 2016.
Preferred Form of Citation
Charlotte B. Hegyi Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Materials (MC 2147), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Charlotte Ann Barrier Hegyi was born January 7, 1928, to Mike and Eppie Barrier of Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from McGill University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Music and a Licentiate in Piano. On August 27, 1953, she married Julius Hegyi, a violinist and conductor. From 1953-1956, the two served on the faculty at the Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony (IPFAC) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where they also performed as part of the Heygi Trio (along with Martha McCrory). After leaving IPFAC, the Hegyis helped to establish the Sewanee Summer Music Center in Sewanee, Tennessee. In 1988, Hegyi began studying library science at Simmons University, and in 1991 she became Reference Librarian Archivist at the Hobart and William Smith Colleges, a position she held until her 2003 retirement. Hegyi continues to teach piano and perform in Geneva, New York.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the early years of the Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony (IPFAC) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. In addition, the collection includes Hegyi’s narrative description of the collection contents and brief biographical sketches of friends from her time at IPFAC.
Correspondents include IPFAC founder Henry Hobart, Katherine Wheeler, Mr. and Mrs. V.H. Eckles, Bill and Esther Nies, Margaret Myers, George Rossman, and Elsie and Louis Freund. Early photographs are predominately snapshots taken by Hegyi herself, while the 2002 color photographs are by composer Fred Goossen. Subjects of photographs include buildings and grounds at the Colony, downtown Eureka Springs, Charlotte and Julius Hegyi, Max Werner, Jack Norman, Walter Allen Stults, Henry Hobart, Constance Eberhart, Don Ruzak, Georgia Tice, George Rossman, Martha McCrory, Esther and Bill Nies, Louis and Elsie Freund, and Katherine and Cot Wheeler.
See also the following collections:
MC 1949, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Records
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by format.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:
|Box 1||Folder 1|
Correspondence, 1953-1961, 1992, 2013
|Box 1||Folder 2|
Newspaper Clipping Regarding Louis and Elsie Freund, 1986
|Box 1||Folder 3|
Inspiration Point Recorder Newsletter and Receipt, 1953, 1956
|Box 1||Folder 4|
Photographs, ca 1953-1956
|Box 1||Folder 5|
Photographs, ca 1953-1956, 2002
|Box 1||Folder 6|
Stafford Studios Photograph of Julius and Charlotte Hegyi in Tabernacle, 1954
|Box 1||Folder 7|
Charlotte B. Hegyi Collection Description and Reminiscences, 2013
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