Charlotte Deming papers, 1882-1924
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Brief Description:

The Charlotte Deming papers (2011-17-0, ,42 linear feet) consist of programs related to her performances in Litchfield, New York City, and Westchester, 1882-1924. Deming played violin with a number of groups and venues. The papers consist mostly of programs, and also news clippings, publications and ephemera related to music business and concerts, items related to the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York and the Musicians Club of New York, and an 1898 receipt for a grand piano purchased from Steinway & Sons.

Born in 1868, Charlotte Deming was a life-long resident of Litchfield, aside from a brief period of years she spent living in Westchester and Hartford. She was an avid musician, playing violin in numerous engagments, including a number of years with the Women's String Orchestra Society of New York. On occasion, she performed on the piano. She was also a music teacher in New York and Litchfield, and papers contain programs regarding some of her students. She died in 1963.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Created by: Deming, Charlotte
Volume: 0.42 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/15/2011.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Deming, Charlotte
Litchfield (Conn.)
Music teachers - United States
Violinists - United States
Women's String Orchestra Society of New York
Women music teachers - United States
Women violinists - United States
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown.  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: Charlotte Deming papers (2011-17-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759