Fremstad, Olive (1871-1951)
Scope:
The Olive Fremstad collection includes printed materials, personal memorabilia, photographs, and artwork.

Printed materials, primarily printed song scores, are collected in two leather bound volumes and marked with holograph annotations. Dating from 1915 to 1916, scores include those by Schubert, Brahams, Sibelius, Strauss, and Wolf, as well as miscellaneous folk songs, some of which are hand copied. Also present is an article on Fremstad from The American Scandinavian Review.

The collection's printed materials include Fremstad's white silk shawl, a brocade fabric, a heavy metal ring used on stage in Wagner's Gotterdammerung, and a gold brocade eyeglass case made from the curtain of the Metropolitan Opera House.

Photographs in the collection capture Fremstad in various roles (as Kundry, Isolde, Brunnhilde, and Elsa). Many of these photographs include signed inscriptions. A photograph of Fremstad at home is collected, as well.

Also present in the collection is a 1911 drawing of Fremstad as Brunnhilde signed by Mary F. Watkins. 
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Notable Figures
1. Fremstad, Olive, -1951
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Music and Dance Subject Guide
2. Music Collections Subject Guide
3. LGBT Subject Guide
4. Opera Subject Guide
5. Helen Deutsch Research Section
6. Music – Performance
7. Scores
8. Swedish-Americans – Songs and music
9. Concerts
10. Mezzo-sopranos – United States
11. Sopranos (Singers) – United States
12. Opera
13. Music
14. Photographs