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Helen M. Hewitt Papers, 1887-1976 | University Archives

By Marissa Posada

Collection Overview

Title: Helen M. Hewitt Papers, 1887-1976Add to your cart.
ID: 02/17/UG10
Primary Creator: Helen M. Hewitt (1900-1977)
Extent: 17.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged by material type.

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Abstract

Papers of Helen Margaret Hewitt concerning her career in music as a student and teacher of the organ and musicology including certifactes, clippings, corresopondence, photograghs, programs, publication, scrapbooks.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Helen (Margaret) Hewitt was born in Granville, New York, on May 2, 1900. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in 1921 and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in 1925. She traveled to France to study organ with Charles-Marie Widor and harmony with Nadia Boulanger at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau. She also attended the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and received a Master of Arts degree from Union Theological Seminary in 1932 and at Columbia University in 1933. After further European study with Heinrich Besseler at the University of Heidelberg she completed the Ph.D. degree at Harvard University in 1938.

Hewitt began her teaching career at the State Normal School in Potsdam, New York (1925–28). She later taught at the Florida State College for Women (1938–39) and Hunter College (1942). She was appointed to the faculty at North Texas State Teachers College at Denton (now the University of North Texas) in 1942 and was one of the founders of the doctoral program in music there. She remained on the faculty until her retirement in 1969. (Biographical information from Texas State Historical Association Website)

Biographical Note

Helen Margaret Hewitt was a Professor for the College of Music and was at the University of North Texas from 1942 until 1969.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: UNT

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 1: PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Box 416Add to your cart.
Family Correspondence.
Barcode: 2701
Folder 1: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1917-1918, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1918Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1918-1919, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1919-1920Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1920, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1920-1921Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1921, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1921-1922, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 417Add to your cart.
Family Correspondence.
Barcode: 2702
Folder 1: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1923-1924Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1924-1925Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Family Correpondence from Hewitt, 1925-1926Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1926Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1926, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1927-1930, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1930-1933, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1933Add to your cart.
 
Box 418Add to your cart.
Family Correspondence.
Barcode: 2703
Folder 1: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1934Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1934-1935Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1935-1936, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1936-1937Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1938-1939, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1939-1941Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1941-1942, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1943-1945Add to your cart.
 
Box 419Add to your cart.
Family and Personal Correspondence.
Barcode: 2704
Folder 1: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, 1948-1957Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Family Correspondence from Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Family Correspondence Miscellaneous, 1919-1943Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1908-1950Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1950-1955Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1955-1959Add to your cart.
 
Box 420Add to your cart.
Personal and Professional Correspondence to Hewitt
Barcode: 2705
Folder 1: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1960-1961Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1961-1964Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1964-1968Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1968-1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1970-1972Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, 1972-1976Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Personal Correspondence to Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Professional Correspondence to Hewitt - Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, 1940-1956Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Professional Correspondence to Hewitt - Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology, 1956-1968Add to your cart.
 
Box 421Add to your cart.
Professional Correspondence and material from the American Musicological Society.
Barcode: 2706
Folder 1: Professional Correspondence to Hewitt - American Musicological Society, 1933-1960Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Professional Correspondence to Hewitt - Canti, 1945-1976Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Professional Correspondence to Hewitt - H. Keller's Translation, 1955-1966Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Letters, 1925-1952, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: American Musicological Society material - Minutes, 1949-1968Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: American Musicological Society material - Newsletter, 1956-1960Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: American Musicological Society material - Programs and Agendas, 1943-1963Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: American Musicological Society material - Program Notes, 1948-1961,  undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: American Musicological Society material - Program Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: American Musicological Society material - Miscellaneous material, 1926-1975, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 422Add to your cart.
Information on Miscellaneous Memorabilia.
Barcode: 2707
Folder 1: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Drawings, 1911-1915Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Notebooks, exams, 1914-1935, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Papers, Speeches, Grade Reports, Class Notes, 1936-1975Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Music materials, 1923-1966, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Princeton Bicentennial conference, 1947Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Notes on H. Keller's translation, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 423Add to your cart.
Information on Miscellaneous Memorabilia.
Barcode: 2708
Folder 1: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Awards, 1917-1974, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Hewitt Biographical Sketch, Vitae, Bibliographies, 1939-1964, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Miscellaneous Memorabilia - Honorary Degree, 1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Memorabilia, 1919-1976, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Diary, 1926Add to your cart.
 
Box 424Add to your cart.
Programs and Publications.
Barcode: 2709
Folder 1: Programs, 1887-1939Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Programs, 1940-1956Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Programs, 1957-1959Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Programs, 1960-1973, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Publication, 1965Add to your cart.
 
Box 425Add to your cart.
Scrapbook.
Barcode: 2710
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1924-1938Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: From Scrapbook, 1921-1938Add to your cart.
 
Box 426Add to your cart.
Scrapbook.
Barcode: 2711
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1937-1947Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: From Scrapbook, 1937-1947Add to your cart.
 
Box 427Add to your cart.
Photographs.
Barcode: 2712
Barcode: 2715
Barcode: 2715
Folder 1: Photographs - Helen Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Photographs - Helen Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Photographs - Helen Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Photographs - Helen Hewitt, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Photographs - Helen Hewitt - Hewitt Family, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Photographs - European trips - Friends, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Photographs - European trips - Friends, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Photographs - Friends - Students, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Photographs - Student's children - Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 428Add to your cart.
Newspaper clippings.
Barcode: 2713
Folder 1: Newspaper clippings, 1906, 1920Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Newspaper clippings, 1930Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Newspaper clippings, 1940Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Newspaper clippings, 1950Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Newspaper clippings, 1960Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Newspaper clippings, 1970Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Newspaper clippings, undatedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 429Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 652018

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