Samuel Jepperson scores
Scope and Contents
Contains band music published within the dates 1904 to 1924, and includes reduced scores and parts. Most of the collection consists of brass band music that had been used by the Provo Band, and owned by Samuel Jepperson who organized the band and conducted it himself for thirty-five years.
- Publication: 1904-1924
- Jepperson, Samuel Hans, 1855-1931 (Person)
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 the Samuel Jepperson scores must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Samuel Hans Jepperson (1855-1931) was a highly regarded painter and talented musician.
Born in Denmark, Samuel Hans Jepperson's family came to Utah in the Christian Christiansen Handcart Company after joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His artwork focused on the history of Utah and the beauty of nature, creating many astounding landscapes. Because tubes of coloring were unavailable in Provo at the time, Jepperson used nature to paint, making pigments from berries, roots and leaves. Jepperson has painted over one thousand paintings of Utah's pioneer past and its landscape.
Jepperson was also an avid music lover, and fashioned his first musical instrument, a violin, from a cigar box and a thick piece of wood. Later Jepperson organized Utah's first brass band that became known as the Provo band, which he conducted for more than thirty-five years.
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The original order of the collection has been retained.
Donated by Glen Mehr in 1990.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Glen Mehr; 1990.
Opera, ballet, and dance music from the early 20th century, (Section IV.a.i.2 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).
Processed; Melissa James; July 2011.
- Register of Samuel Jepperson scores
- Melissa James
- 2011 July 18
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.