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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

Harry A. Dean papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1920
Scope and Contents

28 volumes of handwritten diaries including typewritten summaries and typewritten copies of the diaries of Joseph H. Dean, Harry A. Dean's father. Scrapbooks, 298 items of correspondence, musical compositions, certificates, programs, autobiographies, and miscellaneous materials. The collection relate to Dean's teaching career and his interest in music including his translation of the Mormon hymnal into Samoan.

Dates: 1912-1979

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

Grant Norman Johannesen autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7939
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a draft of an autobiography by Grant Norman Johannesen entitled "Journey of an American Pianist", 2006.

Dates: 2006

Life of William Wells Brady

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten autobiography of William Wells Brady. Brady was born in Fairview, Utah and moved to a number of locations to pursue his teaching career.

Dates: 1959

Viola Pratt Gillette McFarlane papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 328
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, publications, and an autobiography. These materials relate to McFarlane's singing career in the United States.

Dates: 1897-1951

A. Harold Goodman reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3108
Scope and Contents

Recalls his early life in various communities in Arizona, education, career in music conducting and higher education, family life, and church service, including as president of the England London Mission, 1982-1985.

Dates: approximately 1989-1997

Charles Sansom diaries and an autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3137
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and an autobiography. Sansom writes about his early life in England, the death of his father, and his work in a woolen factory. He tells about his migration to Utah and his career as a trombone player in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also writes about the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He tells about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England from 1873 to 1874. He writes mostly about his activities and those of...
Dates: 1873-1907

Jane Thompson life sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2967
Scope and Contents

Brief reminiscences of important experiences in her life, including singing with the 314th Army Special Service Band, 1945-1947; work with the Program Bureau and in related capacities at BYU, 1952-1984; service on the general board of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1954-1970; and other experiences relating to music. Includes several photographic images.

Dates: approximately 1998

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