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Ryder, Theodora Sturkow, 1876- : Theodora Sturkow Ryder Papers, 1890-1962

Chicago composer, concert pianist, and teacher who was an important figure in the city's musical scene from the late 19th century into the 1940s. Her papers include her diaries (including full descriptions of the World's Columbian Exposition), letters, musical compositions, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, recordings, and other materials.
Extent: 8.1 linear feet - (6 cartons and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Music, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Ryder
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