Southern Illinois University Carbondale Opera Workshop Slides, 1959-1976
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Brief Description: The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Opera Workshop Slides collection depicts Marjorie Lawrence Opera Workshops at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, as well as Marjorie Lawrence.  Slides such as the European Theatres in Action and the unidentified ones were likely used for teaching opera courses as they are not affiliated with SIUC.  These slides are dated 1959-1970 or are undated.  Some slides depict performances dated 1976 which is after Lawrence's tenure as SIU faculty.  The performances are listed under the box inventories.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 2/3/UAPH 10
Created by: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Volume: 1.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 12/09/2002.
Biographical Note for Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. : Southern Illinois University was chartered in 1869 and opened its doors to the first class of entering students in 1874.  Originally, the university was called Southern Illinois Normal University.  "Normal" Universities in 1874 were teacher's colleges, aimed at standardizing and improving public education in the state by providing more accessible college-level instruction to teachers.  Southern Illinois Normal University was the second such university to be established in Illinois.  Its first president in 1874 was Robert Allyn.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Lawrence, Marjorie.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Genres/Forms of Material
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Technical Access Notes: Researchers may need a light box for viewing the slides.
Acquisition Notes: Accession 1863, donated by Larry Reynolds.
Related Materials: MSS 127 <span class="highlight0 bold">Marjorie</span> <span class="highlight1 bold">Lawrence</span> Papers, 1926-1977 For more information please see
PreferredCitation: [Item], Southern Illinois University Carbondale Opera Workshop Slides, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Finding Aid Revisions: The collection was rehoused with its current arrangment and description was updated by Matt Gorzalsk in January 2013.