The Martina Arroyo collection consists of correspondence, professional materials, printed material, photographs, audio recordings, and memorabilia.
Correspondence in the collection contains materials dating from 1960 to 1995 and consists of personal and professional correspondence.
Professional materials in the collection include files containing programs, clippings, printed items, notebooks, diaries, and legal materials (1975-2001); also present are daily planners dating from 1981 to 2002.
Printed materials in the collection includes files containing newspaper clippings, pamphlets, several concert posters, and concert programs, all regarding Arroyo; these date from 1980 to 1998.
Photographs in the collection include several black and white prints of Arroyo in various productions, including Turandot, Aida, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Un Ballo in Maschera, Il Trovatore, Don Carlo, La Gioconda, Macbeth, and La Forza del Destino. This series also contains posters from performances, such as Aida (1979-1980), Les Huguenots (1968), Madame Butterfly, Missa Solemnis, and a color print of Wong and Arroyo at Carnegie Hall (1992), among others.
Audio recordings consist of recordings of performances by Arroyo, including multiple versions of La Forza del Destino (1862, 1970, and 1972); Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (1964) and Missa Solemnis (1970); and Verdi Requiem (1999), among others.
Memorabilia in the collection includes Arroyo’s 1986 Concert Guild Artists Award, a certificate from the Indiana University Faculty, and a Certificate of Achievement (2006), among other items.
|1. Arroyo, Martina|
|1. Women's Studies Collections -- Music and Dance Subject Guide|
|2. African American Collections -- Music Subject Guide|
|3. Opera Subject Guide|
|4. Helen Deutsch Research Section|
|5. Women singers United States|
|6. Singing -- Instruction and study|
|7. Legal documents|
|9. Voice teachers -- United States|
|11. Sopranos (Singers) – United States|
|12. African American singers -- United States|
|15. Sound recordings|