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Amanda Stadtmiller papers

Identifier: CSC-049

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of four folders and three loose objects from Amanda Stadtmiller's personal collection from 1939-1956.

Folder 1: Sheet Music and Print Materials Folder 2: Personal Photographs and Notes, 1939, 1955 Folder 3: Certifications and Diplomas, 1940-1955 Folder 4: Records from Gregorian Institute of America, 1944-1956

The first folder contains four sheets of music pinned together, an article on Gregorian chant, and a promotional order sheet for a book on chant.

The second folder contains two personal photographs and two notebooks containing notes from Stadtmiller's teaching career and time at Solemnes Abbey.

The third folder contains several certificates and diplomas from organist programs attended by Stadtmiller.

The fourth folder contains records collected from the Gregorian Institute of America, including several printed materials and personal coursework from Stadtmiller.


  • Creation: 1939-1956

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the U.S. Catholic Special Collections reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Biographical / Historical

Amanda Stadtmiller was an organist who attended the Gregorian Institute of America as well as several other musical programs. In 1940, She recieved an certification as an organist from the Diocese of Cleveland. Later, in 1955, she attended a summer-long liturgical music program at Solemnes Abbey in France.


0.5 Cubic Feet (4 Folders and 3 loose objects in Small Collections Box 1.)

Language of Materials




Collection of personal material donated by Amanda Stadtmiller, a Dayton-area organist. The collection contains ephemera from her time teaching as well as books and coursework from her organist training and education, especially at the Gregorian Institute of America.


The materials were not sent in any particular order but any notes or papers within materials have been maintained.

Physical Location

U.S. Catholic Special Collections, 302 Roesch Library, University of Dayton

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials personally donated by Amanda Stadtmiller.

Guide to the Amanda Stadtmiller Papers Collection
Finding Aid prepared by Kevin O'Gorman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the University Libraries Repository

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Dayton Ohio 45469-1360