Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Subseries contains a set list of Christmas harp music. Includes music and a program where this set list was performed. Music is in the form of manuscript arrangements, photocopies of her manuscripts, and photocopies of sheet music. The program indicates that she performed this on December 24, 2011 at her Methodist church in Bloomington, Indiana. Dates approximately 2010-2012.
Contains Monroe and Shirley Paxman's collection of material about Christmas, including clippings from newspapers, magazines, and other items. Materials date from between approximately 1960 and 2000.
Contains a Christmas letter from former apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints J. Reuben Clark Jr. to an unspecified, general audience. In his letter, J. Reuben Clark Jr. briefly summarizes the circumstances of Jesus Christ’s birth, life, death, and resurrection. He declares that salvation is made possible through Christ and extends Christmas greetings to the recipients. Materials dated approximately 1955.
Interview of Judy Mortenson administered by Redd Center intern Laurel Mahas for their "Historic Downtown Provo Oral History Project." Topics discussed in this interview include her memories of Provo during Christmastime, along with a description of local Provo businesses. Material dated November 30, 2011.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten poem. The item is addressed to "Dear Brother John." "While I was ironing this morning I wrote these few silly lines. While thinking of the kind of Christmas we used to have, you'll get the joke but some of the younger generation may not." This item was found with materials relating to Mormons in American Fork, Utah, and may relate to those people in that location.
The series contains manuscripts of spiritual Christmas music, including original works as well as arrangements. The pieces are mostly vocal, particularly choir, with piano accompaniment. Other manuscripts include organ accompaniment as well as other instruments. Present is also a script for a Christmas program, as a presentation that could be performed along with the songs. Dates range from approximately 1974-1995.
Materials include pieces, as well as some multiple excerpts, of the manuscript St. Nicholas and the Dragon. Also included are a few hand-written edits in the text by the authors. Dated 2012-2013.