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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Gleason, Chester E., sheet music collection, 1909-1939



Creator Gleason, Chester E.
Creator Gleason, Mary Dee Rowland
Title: Chester E. Gleason sheet music collection
Dates: 1909-1939
Abstract: The Chester E. Gleason sheet music collection consists of vocal sheet music from the early 20th century, particularly jazz and ragtime styles.
Identification: camh-arc-004027
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Mary Dee Rowland Gleason (1922-1989), who contributed the Gleason family sheet music collection, attended Texas Christian University. She married Rev. Chester E. Gleason (1917-2001) in Del Rio, Texas, in 1942. The Gleasons lived in East Texas, including the towns of Longview and Gladewater.

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Content Description

The Chester E. Gleason sheet music collection consists of vocal sheet music from the early 20th century, particularly jazz and ragtime styles. In addition, the collection includes two copies of The Etude, Pressers Musical Magazine (1918 -1921), and a handwritten musical score, undated.

The collection also includes two items from the Texas music publisher Thos. Goggan & Bros.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Gleason, Chester E.
Gleason, Mary Dee Rowland
Subjects
Piano music (Jazz)
Popular music--Writing and publishing
Ragtime music
Document Types
sheet music

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Chester E. Gleason Sheet Music Collection, 1909-1939, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Accession Number

2018-006

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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4Za183.1 Sheet music, journal, and handwritten musical score 1909-1939, undated

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