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Morris Miles collected music documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2932

Scope and Contents

Includes an alleged parish register, dated 1691, written over a circa-15th-century monk's chant; "La Marseillaise Chant Patriotique," a printed item written in French, 1848; a silk menu from a banquet held for "the president of the republic," 1898, also in French; and a printed booklet entitled, "Stories of the Operas Produced by the Metropolitan Opera Company" for the 1894-95 season. Morris gathered the items during his world travels.


  • 1691-1898


Language of Materials

Materials are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

Condition Restricted. See Supervisor of Reference Services to access the original. Photocopy available for patron use. Microfilm copy open without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Morris Miles collected music documents must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

A native of Tooele, Utah, Miles received a professor's degree from Columbia University (New York City), and was a music teacher. He later worked as a tour guide for Travel Corporation of America.


4 items : Original + Photocopy. Also on microfilm.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory available in repository.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Morris Miles collected music documents
In Progress
Amy Perez
2011 February 17
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