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Thelma Given (1896–1977) was an internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso who spent much of her later life in Provincetown. She was born in Columbus, Ohio and spent her early years in Illinois. Her father was a wealthy real estate baron of the mid-west and Canada and, in the 1920's, the Givens purchased property at 555 Commercial Street in Provincetown where they spent summers for many years, later making that address their permanent home. [More...]

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  • Thelma Given Address Tag
    Address tag from a parcel sent to Thelma Given from Wilfrid Tremblay of Boston
    Collection: Given
    Format: Text
    Subjects: East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Music, Given, Thelma
  • A Letter to Thelma Given
    Letter from John Verdi regarding tapes of Thelma Given's work.
    Collection: Given
    Format: Text
    Subjects: East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Music, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Given, Thelma
  • Thelma Given Review
    German review of violinist Thelma Given
    Collection: Given
    Format: Text
    Subjects: East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Music, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Violin, Violinist, Given, Thelma
  • Thelma Given Promotional Brochure
    Promotional brochure "Thelma Given Violinist of a Generation" includes biographical...
    Collection: Given
    Format: Text
    Subjects: East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Music, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--21st century, Given, Thelma
  • Thelma Given Promotional Reprint
    Promotional reprint advertising Thelma Given, violinist, concert tour with excerpts from various...
    Collection: Given
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising fliers, East End (Provincetown, Mass.), Music, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Given, Thelma
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