Guide to the Javor Singing Society Records, 1905-1941 AIS.1978.02

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Javor Singing Society Records
Creator
Croatian Singing Society "Javor" (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1978.02
Date
1905-1941
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel (189 frames)
Language
The material in this collection is in Croatian and English.
Abstract
The Javor Singing Society, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1905-1941, contain a brief history, 3 volumes of zapisnik (minutes), and two Anniversary Programs.

Preferred Citation

Javor Singing Society Records, 1905-1941, AIS.1978.02, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Javor Singing Society was established on July 11, 1905 in the Croatian Church Hall, Allegheny City (presently known as North Side, Pittsburgh). The Croation Singing Society was made up of Croatian immigrants in the area who were interested in the progress and prosperity of "Javor" - harmony and unity among the Croatians. They held their first concert on January 23, 1906 in the Ceh Hall, Vinial Street, North Side, Pittsburgh and obtained a Charter in June 1909. In 1917 the purchased Cecilia Hall, 822 N. Canal St., Pittsburgh, and christened it the "Croation National Hall - Javor"

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Scope and Content Notes

The Javor Singing Society, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1905-1941, contain a brief history, 3 volumes of zapisnik (minutes), and two Anniversary Programs. The first two volumes are in Croatian, and the last volume, including a minutebook of the Croatian National Hall, is in English.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1978

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

These records were microfilmed by the Archives Service Center through a grant from the Hillman Foundation to the Ethnic Studies Planning Committee of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education, from originals made available by Charles Cubelic, January 23, 1978.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by ASC Staff in 1978.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath on June 1, 2004. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1365491

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Croatian National Hall "Javor" Committee (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Croatian Singing Society "Javor" (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Histories
  • Programs (Documents)

Subject(s)

  • Choral societies -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Croatian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Societies and clubs
  • Croats -- Pennsylvania
  • Croats -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Ethnic groups
  • Music -- Pennsylvania
  • Music -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Societies

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Previous Citation

Javor Singing Society Records, 1905-1941, AIS.1978.02, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Javor Singing Society, Pittsburgh, Pa., Records, 1909-1941, AIS 78:2, Archives of Industrial Society, Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
History, 1977 231

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  Reel
Zapisnik (Minutes), 1905-1909 1

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  Reel
Zapisnik (Minutes), 1924-1935 1

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  Reel
Zapisnik (Minutes), 1933-1941 1

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  Reel
30th Anniversary Program, September 1, 1935 1

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  Reel
35th Anniversary Program, September 2, 1940 1

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