World’s Columbian Exposition, Bureau of Music, Official Report

Dates: 1882-1895. Size: 2 linear feet (oversize album, 2 copies). Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. Under the leadership of conductor Theodore Thomas, the Bureau of Music was charged with the creation of orchestral, choral and band performance plans and an exhibit of musical instruments at the World's Columbian Exposition. The Official Report created by Secretary George H. Wilson consists of an oversize album with typed narratives, copies of letters, photographs and clippings. [Finding aid]