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Identifier: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Rose Ettinger papers measure 1 linear foot and date from 1880 to 1929. The collection consists almost exclusively of letters written by Ettinger to her family in Waterloo, Iowa from Chicago, where she studied, and from Europe, where she performed in recital from 1895 until 1907. In these letters she tells of her personal and professional life, including details of her training, concert activities, and extensive travel experiences.   Correspondents include Sarah Hershey Eddy, Clarence Eddy; Ettinger's husband Francis Braun, her parents E. Blanche and Alonzo L. Ettinger, her sister Mabel, and her brother, Victor.   The biographical folder includes, in addition to information about Rose Ettinger, sketches of Sarah Hershey Eddy, Clarence Eddy, Marie Brema, and Mathilde Marchesi.   The photographs consist primarily of portraits of Rose Ettinger taken during her training and professional career, along with a portrait of Rose and her husband Francis Braun and Rose with Sarah Hershey Eddy. Also included are childhood portraits of Alice (Rose), a photograph of Rose's mother Blanche, her sister Mabel, and her brother Victor in front of the family home in Waterloo, Iowa, and one of her husband Francis.   PARTIAL INDEX TO CORRESPONDENTS Braun, Arthur: January 24, 1899;  Braun, Francis, November 19, 1899; Braun, Francis, 1900-1901; Braun, Francis, 1903-1904; Braun, Francis, 1908-1909.   Eddy, Clarence, January 23, September 9, 1894; Eddy, Clarence, May 13, May 20, July 23, 1895; Eddy, Clarence, January-April, 1896; Eddy, Clarence, February 6, 1897; Eddy, Sarah Hershey, April 10, April 12, April 19, 1893; Eddy, Sarah Hershey, January 29, April 30, May 3, July 23, 1895; Eddy, Sarah Hershey, January-April, 1896.   Ettinger, Alonzo L., September 17, 1899; Ettinger, Blanche, August-December, 1898; Ettinger, Blanche: January 6, 1899; Marchesi, Mathilde, September 11, 1896.


  • 1880-1929

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


From the Collection: 1.00 linear foot

From the Collection: Photographs in Box 2 other_unmapped

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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