Purdue Choral Society
- Existence: 1933-
The Purdue Choral Society was established circa 1932 at the direction of Al Stewart, who was named the director of what became Purdue Musical Organizations. The Choral Society was composed of three musical organizations on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus: the Women's Glee Club, the Men's Glee Club, and the University Choir.
CitationPurdue University Debris Student Yearbook, 1933.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Purdue Choral Society Sheet Music collection
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 33
Scope and Contents The collection consists sheet music in eight bound volumes and additional loose sheet music. Music type include canons and rounds and folk music. Contents include musical scores in multiple forms. The music was likely compiled by Purdue Musical Organizations Director Al Stewart.
Dates: 1943 - 1990
Purdue University Musical Organizations records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents This collection documents Purdue University's musical organizations including the Choral Society, Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and University bands. Materials include song books, scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and record albums. Includes information on well-known Purdue songs, such as "Hail Purdue," as well as lesser-known Purdue songs performed at convocations, football games against Indiana University, and related events. Some late 19th century song books not specific to Purdue but...
Dates: 1876 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960s