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Lowell M. Durham papers

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8150
Scope and Contents Contains sheet music, drafts, and clippings by Durham. Includes sheet music for his pieces, as well as compositions by composer Crawford Gates. Collection also contains several materials related to Durham's book on Maurice Abravanel, his research as well on Mormon musicians, and many newspaper and magazine clippings with news on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, and music programs at the University of Utah. Some personal papers are also included, such as notes, personal report cards,...
Dates: 1920-1994

Biographical sketches of the life of William Grant

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 342
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography and diary. Grant wrote his autobiography in 1882. Subsequently he kept a journal in the same volume. The diary consists mainly of monthly summaries of Grant's activities. Grant writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in England, his migration to American Fork, Utah, and his activities as a businessman and musician. Grant also comments on Mormon polygamy.
Dates: 1882-1910

Charles Ludwig Olsen autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3210
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Olsen writes about his birth in Norway, his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, and his life in Santaquin, Utah. He played dance music in many places in Utah and was tried by a Mormon court for inviting people to a public dance. He later settled in Salem, Utah, and continued to play his violin at dances. He travelled to many towns in Utah and Arizona. He later moved to Payson, Utah. Olsen served on a mission for the Mormon...
Dates: approximately 1920

Leroy J. Robertson scores and other material

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7768
Scope and Contents Collection consists of published scores with accompanying manuscripts and/or photocopies of many of Robertson's works, as well as computer-burned sound recordings and a typewritten draft copy of Wilson's book, "Leroy Robertson: Music Giant from the Rockies," with annotations, circa 1930-2007.
Dates: approximately 1930-2007

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