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