Director's Baton, Elizabeth Burney Schmidt, 1925

Collection Overview

Title: Director's Baton, Elizabeth Burney Schmidt, 1925

Record Series: 14/09/01

Creator: Cecilian Club

Date: 1925

Extent: 0.209 linear feet, 1 box

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: Director's Baton, Elizabeth Burney Schmidt, 1925, Archives Record Series 14/05/22, University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

This baton was apparently a gift from the women of the Cecilian Glee Club to their director, Elizabeth Burney Schmidt.

Professor Schmidt was a member of the Iowa State Teachers College music faculty from 1909-1911 and then from 1920 through 1932.


Director's baton.  Ebony and sterling silver. About sixteen inches long.  Inside lined case.

Inscription on baton:

E. B. S.
May 21 - '25

Processing Information

Collection processed and described by University Archivist Gerald Peterson. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018.

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