Special Collections

Lucien De Groote Cello Collection

Table of Contents

-Special Collections
-Front Page
-Descriptive Summary
-Administrative Information
-Scope and Content
-Series Description
-Container List

Container List

Series I: Cello Music

N/A Consult the online catalog B/5000-B/5009
N/A Consult the online catalog B/5010-B/5019
N/A Consult the online catalog B/5020-5029
N/A Consult the online catalog B/5030-5039
N/A Consult the online catalog B/5040-5050

Series II: Miscellaneous

N/A Photographs, paintings, and his baton from "Porgy and Bess"
1/1 Yost, Oliver J. "Steven De Groote Scores in Persichetti Concerto." From Charleston Evening Post, March 20, 1972.
1/1 "Arts Festival Opening Is Tonight." No author, paper unknown, n.d.
1/1 Greeting card from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors to Lucien De Groote.
1/1 Small card of congratulations to Lucien De Groote from "Gladys & Tom."
1/1 Small card of congratulations to Lucien De Groote from "your Charleston Symphony Association."
1/2 Letter from Darius Milhaud to Lucien De Groote. On Milhaud's letterhead: "D. Milhaud/ Mills College/ Oakland 13, California." Includes envelope and translation.
1/3 Letter (February 19, 1958) from Yehudi Menuhin to Lucien De Groote on onion skin paper (Hotel Drake letterhead) with enclosure. Enclosure is a copy of a letter to David R. Robertson of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio, to recommend De Groote for a professorship at that institution.
Map Case
Drawer 12
One 9.25" x 11.5" black and white photo matted to 13" x 16". Caption: "Musica Viva presents The Beethoven Quartet Series by the De Groote String Quartet."

Series III: Honorary Doctorate

1/4 One letter from Strom Thurmond to Lucien De Groote, dated March 1, 1972. Letter offers congratulations to De Groote on getting his honorary doctorate. Includes one photocopy.
1/4 "Presentation and Citation of Lucien De Groote for the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, The College of Charleston, South Carolina, March 19, 1972."
1/4 Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Sanders Stern to Mr. and Mrs. Lucien De Groote for a luncheon, March 19th, n.y. Invitation has an official seal of the College of Charleston.
1/4 Article with photo from unknown newspaper, March 20, 1972. "Degree Recipients" photo by Jordan. Attached article "Broadening of Arts: 'Keeping Up With Times'"
1/4 Invitation to President's Reception Honoring Robert Ward and Vincent Persichetti, March 18, 1972.
1/4 Invitation to Charleston Symphony commemorating the College of Charleston Founders [sic] Day, March 18, 1972.
1/4 President's Dinner Honoring Frances Ravenel Edmunds, Thomas Perkins Abernethy, and Lucien De Groote, March 19, 1972.
1/4 Letter from Theodore S. Stern, President of the College of Charleston, notifying Lucien De Groote that he has been selected to receive an honorary doctorate.
1/4 Program from the College of Charleston Founders [sic] Day Exercises.
1/4 One 8"x 10" glossy black and white photograph of Lucien De Groote in the hooding ceremony.
1/4 Article with photographs from unknown newspaper, unknown author. "College to Award Degrees to Three on Founders' Day."
1/4 The State, "Special Awards: Three to Receive Honorary Degrees," March 12, 1972.
1/4 12" x 16" photocopy of Lucien De Groote's honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston.
Map Case
Drawer 12
Lucien De Groote's honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston.
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