Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 035
Scope and Contents Collection contains thousands of manuscripts of lyrics and music dictated by Fanny Crosby, poetess and hymnwriter. Most of the manuscripts are numbered and dated. This collection is also available on microfilm. The manuscripts in this collection are all of poems composed by Crosby after 1861. Most of these poems are dated and the majority are numbered in sequence. A description of these manuscripts can be found in the foreword of Fanny Crosby Still Speaks. For most of the poems the transcriber...
Dates: Created: 1862-1915
Identifier: CN 041
Scope and Contents This collection contains one audio recording, mostly of American Gospel music. Side 1 includes songs sung by Billy Sunday co-workers, Virginia Healey Asher and Homer Rodeheaver with the choir from the 1917 Billy Sunday revival campaign in New York City. Side 2 includes Dr. Russell Conwell telling his famous "Acres of Diamonds" story and a song by evangelist Gypsy Smith, among others.Side 1 - BILLY SUNDAY CAMPAIGN MUSIC1. Sail On -- New York Tabernacle Chorus...
Dates: Created: Undated
Identifier: CN 042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one audio tape containing American Gospel music sung by Homer Rodeheaver, George Beverly Shea, and F. Carlton Booth, with piano solos by Clayton Erb.Side 1: Sung by Homer Rodeheaver - 1. When God is Near , 2. Wonderful , 3. You Must Open the Door, 4. Jesus Took My Burden, 5. Heartaches, 6. The Glory of His Presence, 7. Saviour, Like a Shepherd -- Piano solo by Clayton Erb, dung by George Beverly Shea - 8. Softly and Tenderly, 9. If We Could See Beyond...
Dates: Created: 1930-1940
Identifier: CN 043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one audio tape which contains mostly American Gospel music. Singers include Homer Rodeheaver and Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, as well as the Princeton Theological Seminary Chorus, among others. Also includes story told by Dr. Russell Conwell.*****Side 11. The Old Fashioned Faith--Homer Rodeheaver, Accompanied by Ackley2. Face To Face--Percy Hemus3. Our...
Dates: Created: 1905-1924
Identifier: CN 109
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, audio tapes and phonograph records of Smith singing hymns, and photographs. Newspaper clippings are about meetings held by Smith in Denver, Colorado (1909) and with Billy Sunday in Boston, Massachusetts (1935); included are extended excerpts from both men's sermons.This collection consists of newspaper clipping of Smith's 1909 evangelistic meetings in Denver (folder 1-16), scrapbook pages (folders 1-1 through 1-13) containing newspaper reports about Smith's 1935...
Dates: Created: 1909-1935
Identifier: CN 130
Scope and Contents Audio tapes, newspaper clippings, phonograph records and photographs relating to the musical career and ministry of Homer Rodeheaver. This collection consists mostly of materials from the Homer A. Rodeheaver Company, a publisher of gospel music. There are several different types of order blanks and promotional materials. One newspaper clipping from 1937 refers to his appearance on a CBS radio affiliate playing his trombone. Other items include two issues of Rodeheaver's Musical News which...
Dates: Created: 1916-1939
Identifier: CN 194
Scope and Contents Letters concerning hymn publishing and writing from Ira Sankey, Fanny Crosby, Philip P. Bliss, Philip Phillips, and Dwight L. Moody's daughter-in-law written to Doane. Includes a notebook for hymn and sermon references, Doane's will, hand- written lyrics for hymns, and a photograph of Doane, business leader, philanthropist, and hymn writer. Letters represent various details of the hymn-publishing business, including public reaction. Notebook contains words, phrases, verses and sentences...
Dates: Created: 1872-1917
Identifier: CN 235
Scope and Contents Five tapes of country-style Gospel songs; two cassettes of songs sung by Redd Harper, one by Joe Rogers, and two eight-track stereo tapes by Redd Harper.The five tapes in this collection contain eleven or twelve songs each; four tapes (T1 through T4) were recorded by Redd Harper and one (T5) by Joe Rogers. Both men sing and play with guitar accompaniment, as well as with other instruments and choral background. A complete list of tapes and songs on each tape will be found on the...
Dates: Created: Undated
Identifier: CN 625
Scope and Contents Class papers and notes, correspondence, hymns, manuscript, post cards, sermon notes, and thesis documenting the ministry of Lois Vashti Gregory, American Methodist evangelist and teacher of Christian values to young people. Her ministry not only included preaching to adults but also teaching young people, especially children, in Christian ethics and living a morally pure life. Gregory was particularly active in the northeast region of the United States.
Dates: Created: 1887-1961; Majority of material found in 1902-1961
Collection — Books
Scope and Contents Jack C. Goode Papers are a non-manuscript collection and are composed of three series: biographical, manuscripts and secondary. The bulk of the collection focuses on sheet music compositions of hymns, organ, collaborative and commissioned works.
Dates: Created: 1921-2018; Other: Date acquired: 1994
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials by or about Ira David Sankey, including an undated autograph with an inscription, "Hallelujah What a Savior"; a letter dated January 15, 1894, from Sankey to a friend sending a requested autographed letter by Dwight L. Moody; a letter from Sankey to Edward Bok dated April 9, 1887, concerning Sankey's contribution to a volume eulogizing Rev. Henry Ward Beecher--an accompanying essay contains Sankey's impressions and opinions of Beecher; and a portrait...
Dates: Created: 1887-1894