Collection Facts

Extent: 
71 items
Dates of Original: 
1916-1940
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

The Maverick Art Colony was founded in 1905 by by Harvard graduate turned social activist, author, idealist and bohemian, Hervey White. Music was a crucial part of the colony, and it drew many musicians and artists over the years. In 1916, Hervey began hosting a chamber music concert series featuring both amateur and acclaimed musicians. This series, called The Maverick Sunday Concerts, continue to this day.

Scope of Collection

This collection includes programs from the long-running Maverick Sunday Concert Series, held in Woodstock, N.Y.