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James Shomate collection

 Collection
Identifier: PPCI-MSS 15

Overview

The collection documents Shomate's career as an accompanist of such famed musicians as including Richard Bonelli, Anna Moffo, Kathryn Hinton, Gerard Souzay, Margaret Speaks, Rise Stevens, and Jennie Tourel. Included in the collection are programs, clippings, photographs, and other assorted materials.

Dates

  • 1935-1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

James Shomate was a coach and accompanist who studied accompaniment at the Curtis Institute of Music. He graduated in 1939.

Extent

0.8 Linear feet ((2) archival boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into the following series: 1. Clippings 2. Programs 3. Photographs and memorabilia

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James Harden in 2002.

Related Materials

Anna Moffo collection (MSS 62)
Title
James Shomate collection (MSS 15)
Status
Completed
Author
Kristina Wilson
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
revised 2017

Repository Details

Part of the Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Locust St
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States