Margaret Myers Materials

MC 1676

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Krista Jones, 2010.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Myers, Margaret, 1937-2005
Title
Margaret Myers Materials
Inclusive Dates
1946-1963
Identification
MC 1676
Extent
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Margaret Myers Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on July 25, 2006 by William Myers of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Sterlyn Gately; completed in November 2009.

Preferred Form of Citation

Margaret Myers Materials (MC 1676), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville. See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Margaret Myers was born on January 14, 1937. She lived and grew up in Northwest Arkansas and graduated from Fayetteville High School in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1955. Upon graduating from high school, she attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta and Sigma Alpha Iota fraternities. She received the BSE and MED degrees from the University of Arkansas where she was a member of the symphony and string quartet. Myers played the viola and during the summer of 1961 she attended the String Institute at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.

During a state tour with the University of Arkansas String Ensemble, Myers visited El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas. She would later become a music teacher at Southside School in El Dorado. She was also a private teacher of piano and strings. In addition to her performances with the South Arkansas Symphony, Myers also performed with a number of other orchestras including the Twin City Symphony of Monroe, Louisiana, the Marshal (Texas) Symphony, the Henderson State Teachers College Orchestra, and the Youth Concert Orchestra of Little Rock. Myers remained an admirer of orchestral music until her death on August 27, 2005 in Kansas.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of newspaper clippings, awards, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous items.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Awards, 1947-1954

Box 1 Folder 2

Awards, 1955-1958

Box 1 Folder 3

Programs and Events, 1947-1956

Box 1 Folder 6

Programs and Events, 1957-1963

Box 1 Folder 6

General Materials, 1948-1958

Box 1 Folder 7

Newspaper Clippings, 1950-1962

Box 1 Folder 8

Newspaper Clippings, 1962-1963

Box 2 Item 1

Scrapbook, 1946-1957

END OF COLLECTION

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