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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Dena Epstein Papers 1937-1938

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Epstein, Dena. Papers

Dates:

1937-1938

Size:

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Dena Epstein is the former Assistant Music Librarian at the University of Chicago. This collection consists of Epstein’s materials from a class taken at the University of Chicago with Professor Samuel N. Harper, “Russia since 1900” (History 340) in 1937-38.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Epstein, Dena. Papers, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago

Biographical Note

Dena Epstein is the former Assistant Music Librarian at the University of Chicago. Ms. Epstein was active in the Music Library Association, serving on the Board of Directors and as MLA President. She became an honorary MLA member in 1986. Her interest in the history of American music publishing and pre-Civil War African-American music resulted in Sinful Tunes and Spirituals (University of Illinois Press, 1977) and Music Publishing in Chicago Before 1871 (Information Coordinators, 1969). She also edited I Came a Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl (University of Illinois Press, 1989), the autobiography of Hilda Satt Polacheck, her mother.

Scope Note

This collection consists of one series, Class Notes, in which Ms. Epstein's materials from a course in Russian History are housed.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Harper, Samuel Northrup. Papers

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1    Folder 1

Hand-written class notes from Professor Samuel N. Harper's course, "Russia since 1900" (History 340), 1937-38.

Box 1    Folder 2

Syllabus from Professor Samuel N. Harper's course, "Russia since 1900" (History 340), 1937-38.