Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The National Federation of Music Clubs mss., ca. 1935-2007, consist of scrapbooks, files, minutes, correspondence, periodicals, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the work of the organization.

The National Federation of Music Clubs, founded in 1898, became an NGO member of the United Nations in 1949, and was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1982. NFMC is a non-profit philanthropic music organization whose goal is to promote American music, performers, and composers through quality music education and supporting the highest standards of musical creativity and performance. NFMC headquarters are located in Greenwood, Indiana.

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Publications; III. Governance; IV. Additional.

An inventory is available.

Acquired: 2012

Collection size: 4,500 items

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