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Robert Sauer musical manuscripts and other material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 621

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the sheet music of several songs composed or arranged by Robert Sauer for the symphonic band. Includes handwritten copies of "When the Snow Flied in the Rockies," "The Spirit of the BYU," and "Let's Go, America," and arrangements of "We Thank Thee O God For A Prophet" and "Come, Come, Ye Saints." Also included are a program notice, BYU Band Reminders, and a photocopy of a picture of Carl Busch.


  • approximately 1920-1944


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Sauer musical manuscripts and other material must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Sauer was born on 3 October 1872 in Rommenean, Germany. He was a composer and band master, and worked as a professor of music at Brigham Young University from 1920 until 1944. He is best known as the composer of "Spring Time in the Rockies." Professor Sauer died on 5 June 1944.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)



Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Gertrude Humphries; 1984.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Register of Robert Sauer musical manuscripts and other material
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 31
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States