Collection ASU0309 - Una Austin Weeks Collection

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ASU0309

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Una Austin Weeks Collection

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  • 1910s (Creation)

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1 Box

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Biographical history

Una Austin was a professional concert mezzo-soprano singer in London in the early 1900s. During World War I she gave concerts to entertain the British soldiers in India, where she met her husband, Lewis Weeks in 1921. She was the mother of the late L. Austin Weeks, who was a benefactor of the Frost School of Music’s Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center.

Una Austin was a professional concert mezzo-soprano singer in London in the 1910s.  During World War I she gave concerts to entertain the British soldiers in India, where she met her husband, Lewis Weeks in 1921.  She was the mother of the late L. Austin Weeks, who was a benefactor of the Frost School of Music’s Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center.

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Una Austin Week, whose maiden name was Una Austin, was a professional concert mezzo-soprano singer peformed in London, England in the 1910s.  The collection contains professional portrait photographs, concert programs, and press clippings of her performance appeared in newspapers.

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Folder 1: Professional portrait photographs

Folder 2: Concert programs

Folder 3: Press clippings

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  • English

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The collection was transered to the University Archives on June 16, 2016 by Nancy Zavac, Music Librarian, Marta and Austin Weeks Library.

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Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center Dedication Ceremony photograph album (2005)

Information about related materials is available at http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=1241&q=weeks

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Other Information:

For more information on Una Austin Weeks, go to Una Austin Weeks' page at the Music Library's website.

Additional information may be found at http://library.miami.edu/musiclib/una-austin-weeks/

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