Hymn writers -- United States.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection 035 Papers of Fanny Crosby
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...
Dates: Created: 1862-1915
Collection 050 Ephemera of Merrill Dunlop
Identifier: CN 050
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, photographs, and a video recordings relating to the ministry of Merrill Dunlop (1905-2002).The oral history interviews with Merrill Dunlop cover his association with evangelist Paul Rader, early religious radio programming in Chicago, the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, Youth for Christ, Christian evangelism and Christian music work. Merrill Dunlop was interviewed by Robert Shuster on November 21, 1978 and June 1, 1979, at Dunlop's home in Oak Park, Illinois....
Dates: Created: 1978-1988
Collection 117 Ephemera of Stuart Hamblen
Identifier: CN 117
Scope and Contents
Phonograph record and audio tape of popular songs, hymns and Gospel songs sung by Hamblen, several of which he also wrote. The two songs on the phonograph album, "Golden River" and "Dream Book of Memories," were also written by him. There are twenty-four selections on the audio tape. Songs both written and sung by Hamblen include "It Is No Secret," "His Hands," "This Ole House," and "The Lord is Counting on You."
Dates: Created: Undated
Collection 130 Ephemera of Homer Rodeheaver
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
Collection 138 Ephemera of American Hymn Writers and Composers
Identifier: CN 138
Scope and Contents Microfilmed contents of a scrapbook containing miscellaneous correspondence, photos, and memorabilia by and about hymn writers and composers. Included are Cliff Barrows, Merrill Dunlop, Lowell Mason, Homer Rodeheaver, Ira Sankey, George Stebbins, and others.Series 1: PhotographsPhotographs include these subjects: George Stebbins, Charles Alexander, Rodney "Gipsy" Smith, William Runyan, Don Hustad, Cliff Barrows, Tedd Smith, George...
Dates: Created: 1878-1975
Collection 194 Papers of William H. Doane
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
Collection 235 Papers of Redd Harper
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
Collection 270 Oral History Interview with Ray Schulenburg
Identifier: CN 270
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Roy Harvey Schulenberg (1909-2003) in which he discusses his conversion and involvement in Christian work, his memories of Paul Rader and the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle, the early days of Youth for Christ, evangelistic preaching, and city missions. Other topics discussed include: Rader’s radio ministry, Moody Memorial Church, evangelical figures who worked with or were influenced by Rader (Lance Latham, Richard Oliver, Howard Ferrin, Oswald Smith, Clarence Jones,...
Dates: Created: 1984
George Beverly Shea Papers.
Identifier: CN 541
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sheet music, business records, phonograph records, programs, songbooks, and other materials from Shea’s career as a soloist, radio personality, and composer. Most of the material is from the last decades of his life, especially his work with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), but the entire range of his life from the 1930s on is covered. Though representing only a fraction of Shea’s papers, it includes a rich collection of source material that Shea used in his...