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Una Austin Weeks Collection, 1910s | University of Miami University Archives

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ID: ASU0309

Creator: Austin Weeks, Una

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Folder 1: Professional portrait photographs

Folder 2: Concert programs

Folder 3: Press clippings

Date Acquired: 06/16/2016

Languages: English

Abstract

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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

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Austin Weeks, Una
University of Miami. School of Music

Administrative Information

Acquisition Source: Donation

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

Related Materials: Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library and Technology Center Dedication Ceremony photograph album (2005) For more information please see http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=1241&q=weeks.

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

Container List (PDF): http://library.miami.edu/musiclib/una-austin-weeks/




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