Will Earhart Papers
Will Earhart (1871-1960) was born in Franklin, Ohio. He began teaching in Ohio, and by 1888 he was music supervisor in the public schools of Greenville, Ohio. By 1898 he was Director of the Richmond (Indiana) High School Orchestra and helped establish the Richmond Civic Orchestra. In 1912, Earhart was Director of Music in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. A year later, Earhart founded and administered the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Public School Music. Earhart held several offices in the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), later known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), including vice president (1910) and president (1915-1916). This collection contains published and unpublished typescripts, articles, books, pamphlets, reviews, and music by or about Will Earhart. It also includes personal and professional letters and correspondence, addresses, and photographs.
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Will Earhart Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.
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