Newspaper Clippings

There are 132 volumes of scrapbooks containing clippings which are available on microfilm in the Archives Reading Room and the Music Department at the Boston Public Library.

Drawing of Symphony Hall Under Construction in the Boston Herald
March 1, 1900
This Boston Herald article discusses the rapid construction of Symphony Hall--the groundbreaking took place on June 12, 1899 and, in less than 17 months, the hall was completed. The cost of the construction was $771,000.

Boston Globe Preview of the 1945 BSO Season
October 21, 1945
This article features BSO Music Director Serge Koussevitzky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra's principal players in a pictorial section about the 1945 Season.

Boston Globe Article about the Symphony Hall Organ
October 13, 1900
The Symphony Hall organ was built by George S. Hutchings and Co. and the Boston Globe described it as "unexcelled by any in the world."