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Battle hymn of the republic

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 537
Scope and Contents Printed item commemorating the founding of the New England Women's Club. The item was hand addressed to Mrs. Mary J. Judah and signed by the president of the club, Julia Ward Howe, in November 1892. The item includes all five verses of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and an account by Mrs. Howe of how she came to write the poem.
Dates: 1892

Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745
Scope and Contents Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church...
Dates: 1863-1950

Gordon Childs papers on the Viola d'Amore

Identifier: MSS 8507
Scope and Contents Contains materials pertaining to Gordon Childs’ research on, experience with, and study of, the viola d’amore. It includes his personal collection of viola d'amore music, his research on the viola d'amore, and other materials related to well-known contemporary viola d’amore players and composers. Dated 1602-2014 with the bulk being from 1935-1997.
Dates: Publication: 1602-2014; Publication: Majority of material found within 1935-1997

Richard Condie papers

Identifier: MSS 7767
Scope and Contents This collection includes press clippings from national and local publications highlighting events in Condie's career, especially in relation to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; photographs, books, and scores annotated and marked by Condie during performance or study; and other personal materials such as a typescript of an oral history given by Condie, circa 1950-1970.
Dates: approximately 1950-1970

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3151
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, speeches, photographs, and other materials relating to J. Spencer Cornwall's activities and work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Dates: approximately 1916-1979

Foreword to a life story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1819
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography of John L. Seymour who taught at Sacramento Junior College for 24 years, produced and directed many plays, composed operas and chamber music. He later moved to Cedar City, Utah after the death of his mother and established a memorial library for her at Southern Utah State College. He discusses the operas he wrote and describes his philosophy of life.
Dates: 1980

William M. Foxley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1936
Scope and Contents Typewritten and handwritten notes, essays, compositions, histories, biographies, and music. The materials relate to Foxley's research in choral music, its history and composition, primarily in Mormon meetings.
Dates: 1966-1974

Franklin Madsen collection of biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1143
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies of musicians, composers, and painters from various places in Europe. Also included are questions and summaries of chapters found in the "Essentials in Music History." The dates of the compositions of these items are uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1950

Edith Jones Olson oral history

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 913
Scope and Contents Autobiography; transcripts of interviews by her grandson, Jeffrey K. Olson; and the original cassette tapes of the interviews. Edith was born at Castle Gate, Utah and lived most of her life in Price, Utah. She played the piano and organ at numerous church services for all denominations and at the movies before the advent of sound. She taught music during WW II, was appointed director of the Carbon County Centennial Arts Committee, and was chosen the First Lady of the Year in Price.
Dates: approximately 1970s

Melinda Richards collection on Russian composers

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7862
Scope and Contents Collection was created as part of the research done by Melinda Richards for her honors thesis entitled, "Musical Life in Post-Soviet St. Petersburg as Seen Through Composer's Eyes," completed at Brigham Young University. The collection spans the dates 1984 to 1996 and contains pamphlets of Russian composers that include a brief biography and list of composer's main works, as well as audiotapes of composer interviews and music recordings.
Dates: 1984-1996

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