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Merle Evans Papers

Abstract

Title:
Merle Evans Papers
Author/Creator:
Evans, Merle
Collection number:
89-103-ABA
Size:
39.5 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1950-1985
Inclusive dates:
1880-1989
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

Merle Evans (1891-1987) was an American bandmaster and cornetist. He is best known for his work leading the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus Band. He was also the bandmaster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The collection consists of both personal and professional papers including correspondence, photographs, band scores, and band uniforms related to Evans's work as a bandmaster and as a cornetist.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Merle Evans Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/3968
Publication rights:

Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.