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American Guild of Organists chapter records

Identifier: URO-0002-001

Collection Statement

The American Guild of Organists collection contains several exam booklets; correspondence; charter, constitution and by-law materials; pamphlets; and minutes along with other related items.


  • 1926 - 1987


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection have been transferred to DePauw University.

Historical Sketch

The American Guild of Organists was founded in the city of New York in the year 1896 by forward-looking church musicians throughout the United States. The Guild is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. The Board of Regents authorizes the Guild to conduct examinations to evaluate the training and the attainments of the organists and choirmasters who are candidates for these examinations in Practical Organ Playing, Choir-Training, and the Theory and General Knowledge of Music, and also to grant certificates in their respective classes of membership (Fellow, Associate or Choir Master) to candidates who pass these examinations.


0.35 Cubic Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


American Guild of Organists records DePauw Chapter
Wesley Wilson
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
11 East Larrabee Street
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States