Sterling E. Beesley collection of Mormon church music
Scope and Contents note
A collection of photocopies of 19th century LDS church music, including the original hymn book, and music written by Eliza R. Snow. Most of the sheet music contains handwritten notes. Dated 1991.
- Beesley, Sterling E. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Sterling E. Beesley collection of Mormon church music must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Sterling E. Beesley was the grandson of Ebenezer Beesley, a former conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He was born June 23, 1911 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah to Alvin Augustus Beesley and Ruby Ross Pratt. He married Mary Phyllis Foulger on December 26, 1936 in Salt Lake City. Beesley died November 13, 1994.
2 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
19th century LDS church music, photocopied by Sterling E. Beesley, 1991.
Custodial History note
Donated by Sterling E. Beesley in 1991.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Sterling E. Beesley; 1991.
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 4 May 2009.
- Register of Sterling E. Beesley collection of Mormon church music
- Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 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.