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Will Earhart Papers

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/6044

Abstract

Title:
Will Earhart Papers
Author/Creator:
Earhart, Will
Collection number:
71-67-MENC
Size:
3.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1934-1958
Inclusive dates:
1895-1960
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:

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 This collection contains published and unpublished typescripts, articles, books, pamphlets, reviews, and music by or about Will Earhart.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.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Will Earhart Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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.

Historical Note

Will Earhart (1871-1960) was born in Franklin, Ohio. He began his professional teaching career in Ohio, and in 1888 he became music supervisor in the public schools of Greenville, Ohio. In 1898 he moved to Richmond, Indiana where he became Director of the Richmond High School Orchestra and helped establish the Richmond Civic Orchestra. In 1912, Earhart moved to Pittsburgh and became 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, including vice president (1910) and president (1915-1916). He was a member of the conference's National Research Council (1919-1944, chairing for a portion of his tenure) and head of the Book and Music Reviews for the Music Educators Journal. During his career, Earhart wrote articles, gave addresses, and authored books, including The Eloquent Baton (c.1931), Music to the Listening Ear (c.1932), The Meaning and Teaching of Music (c.1935), and Choral Technics (c.1937). Earhart died in 1960. In 1986 he was inducted into the Music Educators Hall of Fame.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Will Earhart Papers cover the period from 1895-1960; the bulk dates of the material cover the period from 1934-1958. This collection contains published and unpublished typescripts, articles, books, pamphlets, and music by Will Earhart. It also includes personal and professional letters and correspondence, addresses, reviews of Earhart's works, and photographs.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gift of papers and materials from William C. Earhart, son of Will Earhart, was received in 1971. Letter dated August 23, 1977 confirming gift of books and letters made to the MENC Historical Center in 1971, located with collection in Box 1 and the current correspondence file of William C. Earhart.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by Stephanie J. Keller and Kevin Pace, July 2001. Revised by John K. Leupold II and Cassandra N. Berman, 2009.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Cassandra N. Berman, September 2009.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Writings, 1901-1959 (0.25 linear feet)

This series is a collection of professional writings by Earhart, including published and unpublished articles and typescripts. Some folders contain correspondence related to the writings.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
"A Plea for Art", 1901 series 1box 1folder 1
"The Failure of Civilization", 1906 series 1box 1folder 2
"Music in the Public Schools of Pittsburgh", 1915 series 1box 1folder 3
"Eye Education vs. Ear Education" [from original folder "Fourth Year Book"], undated series 1box 1folder 4
"The First Anglo-American Music Conference: A Reminiscent Glance", undated series 1box 1folder 5
"Music", circa 1929 series 1box 1folder 6
"Music in Our Public Schools: An Outline", 1929 series 1box 1folder 7
"Music in Evening Schools--An Opportunity", circa 1929 series 1box 1folder 8
"File", circa 1930 series 1box 1folder 9
[Article for The Letter], 1931 series 1box 1folder 10
"A Capella Singing and its Place in Pittsburgh High Schools", 1931 series 1box 1folder 11
[article for Triangle], 1931 series 1box 1folder 12
"Musical Aesthetics and Its Place in Education", 1931 series 1box 1folder 13
[untitled, unpublished typescript], circa 1931 series 1box 1folder 14
[untitled typescript], circa 1931 series 1box 1folder 15
"Integration of Life", circa 1931 series 1box 1folder 16
"William Wirt's Contribution to the Arts", circa 1931-1932 series 1box 1folder 17
"Haydn's Orchestra and Orchestra Music", 1932 series 1box 1folder 18
"Approaching the Piano Class Through Tonal Interest", 1932 series 1box 1folder 19
"Will Earhart on Jazz", 1932 series 1box 1folder 20
"Music and Ourselves: The Art and the Learner", 1932 series 1box 1folder 21
"Teaching Music: The Art and the Child", 1932 series 1box 1folder 22
"What Places Have Cultural Values in Education", 1933 series 1box 1folder 23
"Explanatory Comments", 1935 series 1box 1folder 24
"Outline of a Philosophic Basis for Education", circa 1935-1936 series 1box 1folder 25
"Two Kinds of Education", 1936 series 1box 1folder 26
""The Value of Music in Industry", 1937 series 1box 1folder 27
"The Effect of Music Upon Character", 1937 series 1box 1folder 28
"Education, Culture, and Music", 1938 series 1box 1folder 29
[writings for Music Teachers' Review], 1938 series 1box 1folder 30
"A Tribute to a Colleague", 1944 series 1box 1folder 31
"The Case of Class Instruction in Instrumental Music", 1956 series 1box 1folder 32
"A Tribute to Dr. John Stark Evans", 1958 series 1box 1folder 33
"What is Music For?", 1957-1959 series 1box 1folder 34

Series 2: Addresses, 1934-1944 (6 folders)

This series is a collection of Earhart's addresses and their original typescripts. They are arranged chronologically and by organization or subject addressed.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sunday Evening Club, 1934 series 2box 1folder 35
Pittsburgh Symphony Broadcast, 1934 series 2box 1folder 36
Central Ohio Teacher's Association, 1935 series 2box 1folder 37
Sun-Tele Music Jubilee, 1937 series 2box 1folder 38
Damrosch--Earhart, 1938 series 2box 1folder 39
UCLA, Institute on Music in Contemporary Life, 1944 series 2box 1folder 40

Series 3: Reviews, 1903-1937 (6 folders)

This series includes newspaper and journal reviews of books by Earhart, as well as of one of his musical compositions.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
"Springtide", 1903 series 3box 1folder 41
Music to the Listening Ear, 1932-1936 series 3box 1folder 42
The Complete Book of the Great Musicians, 1932-1937 series 3box 1folder 43
Music Appreciation, 1933 series 3box 1folder 44
The Meaning and Teaching of Music, 1935 series 3box 1folder 45
The Scholes Music Handbook, 1936 series 3box 1folder 46

Series 4: Correspondence, 1928-1937 (5 folders)

This series contains Earhart's correspondence, divided into two subseries arranged chronologically and by subject.

Subseries 4.1: Chronological, 1928-1937 (1 folder)

This subseries includes correspondence arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Chronologicalseries 4.1box 2folder 1

Subseries 4.2: Subject, 1933-1937 (4 folders)

This subseries includes correspondence regarding Earhart's books and articles, arranged chronologically within each folder and listed by subject headings.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Characteristic Values of the A Capella Chorus, 1933series 4.2box 2folder 2
The Meaning and Teaching of Music, 1935series 4.2box 2folder 3
Music: International Understanding Through the Public School Curriculum, 1936series 4.2box 2folder 4
Choral Technics, 1937series 4.2box 2folder 5

Series 5: Letters, 1895-1957 (10 folders)

This series contains personal and professional letters. The letters are divided into two subseries arranged chronologically and by subject.

Subseries 5.1: Chronological, 1895-1957 (1 folder)

This subseries consists of miscellaneous letters, most of which are addressed to Earhart. The years and names are both listed, and the letters are arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Chronologicalseries 5.1box 2folder 6

Subseries 5.2: Subject, 1919-1956 (9 folders)

This subseries includes personal and professional letters written to and from Earhart, grouped by subject and arranged chronologically.

The box inventory for this subseries is not currently available online. Please refer to the subseries description above for a broad description of the materials or contact the department for more information.

Series 6: Notes, undated (2 folders)

This series includes Earhart's handwritten notes on music and literature.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Earhart Notes series 6box 2folder 16
"Creative Projected: Musical and Literary" series 6box 2folder 17

Series 7: Publications, 1895-1958 (1.25 linear feet)

This series contains Earhart's collection of published materials, including periodicals, books, and pamphlets featuring material by, edited by, or about Earhart. The publications are divided into two subseries: periodicals, and books and pamphlets.

Subseries 7.1: Periodicals, 1895-1941 (35 folders)

This subseries includes articles from periodicals.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
The Editor, 1895series 7.1box 2folder 18
High School Argus, 1900series 7.1box 2folder 19
School Music Monthly, 1904series 7.1box 2folder 20
School Music Monthly, 1905series 7.1box 2folder 21
School Music Monthly, 1905series 7.1box 2folder 22
Pittsburgh School Bulletin, 1912series 7.1box 2folder 23
School Music, 1913series 7.1box 2folder 24
The Music Bulletin, 1920series 7.1box 2folder 25
Music Supervisors Journal, 1921series 7.1box 2folder 26
The Musical Quarterly, 1925series 7.1box 2folder 27
Pittsburgh Schools -- two copies, 1931series 7.1box 2folder 28
Pittsburgh School Bulletin, 1931series 7.1box 2folder 29
Music Clubs Magazine, 1933series 7.1box 2folder 30
Music Educator's Journal, 1944series 7.1box 2folder 31
Music Educator's Journal, 1948series 7.1box 2folder 32
Music Educator's Journal, 1950series 7.1box 2folder 33
Educational Music Magazine, 1954series 7.1box 2folder 34
Music Educator's Journal, 1955series 7.1box 2folder 35
Music Educator's Journal, 1958series 7.1box 2folder 36
Journal of School Music, 1908series 7.1box 2folder 37
Journal of School Music, 1908series 7.1box 2folder 38
Journal of School Music, 1909series 7.1box 2folder 39
Journal of School Music, 1909series 7.1box 2folder 40
The Music Bulletin, 1914series 7.1box 2folder 41
Music Supervisor's Journal, 1923series 7.1box 2folder 42
Music Supervisor's Journal, 1933series 7.1box 2folder 43
Supervisors Service Bulletin, 1933series 7.1box 2folder 44
Musical America (oversize), 1931series 7.1box 4folder 1
Pennsylvania Progress (oversize), 1931series 7.1box 4folder 2
The Musician (oversize), 1932series 7.1box 4folder 3
Musical Forecast (oversize), 1932series 7.1box 4folder 4
The Musician (oversize), 1934series 7.1box 4folder 5
Musical America (oversize), 1934series 7.1box 4folder 6
Keyboard (oversize), 1940series 7.1box 4folder 7
Bulletin Index (oversize), 1941series 7.1box 4folder 8

Subseries 7.2: Books and Pamphlets, 1920-1951 (1.00 linear foot)

This subseries includes published books and pamphlets written or edited by Earhart.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
The Teaching of Music. Will Earhart. New York: G. Schirmer, 1920.series 7.2box 5folder 1
No.2 Twice 55 Community Songs, The Green Book. Boston: C.C. Brichard & Co., 1923.series 7.2box 5folder 2
Super-Opportunities of the Pittsburgh Platoon Schools. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Public Schools, 1925.series 7.2box 5folder 3
The Teacher's Book. Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1925.series 7.2box 5folder 4
"Music." Will Earhart. InDepartment of Superintendence Fourth Yearbook. Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1925.series 7.2box 5folder 5
A Miniature History of Music. Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1925.series 7.2box 5folder 6
Creative Effort in Music Education: An Important Addition ot the Teachers' Book. Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 7
The First Book of the Great Musicians. Percy A. Scholes and Will Earhart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 8
The Second Book of the Great Musicians. Percy A. Scholes and Will Earhart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 9
The Third Book of Great Musicians. Percy A. Scholes and Will Earhart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 10
The Complete Book fo Great Musicians. Percy A. Scholes and Will Earhart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 11
The Guide Book for "Adventures in Music". Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, Earl L. Baker, Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 12
The School Room Orchestra Volume 1. Lee M. Lockhart and Etta Lindbom, with Will Earhart. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 13
Music to the Listening Ear. Will Earhart. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 14
Teachers' Manual for the Young Students Piano Course First Book. Will Earhart, Charles N. Boyd, Mary MacNair. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1930.series 7.2box 5folder 15
Teaching Piano in Classes. Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 16
A Guide to the Teaching of the Books of the Great Musicians. Will Earhart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 17
Teachers' Manual for the Young Students Piano Course Second Book. Will Earhart, Charles N. Boyd, Mary MacNair. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1931.series 7.2box 5folder 18
The Young Students Piano Course Third Book. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 19
Teachers' Manual for the Young Students Piano Course Third Book. Will Earhart, Charles N. Boyd, Mary MacNair. Boston: Oliver Ditson, 1932.series 7.2box 5folder 20
"Music and Mind." Will Earhart. Reprinted from Music Clubs Magazine, 1933. -- two copiesseries 7.2box 5folder 21
The Teachers' Book for Intermediate Grades. Thaddeus P. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1925.series 7.2box 5folder 22
The Teachers' Book for Higher Grades. Thaddeus F. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1935.series 7.2box 5folder 23
The Scholes Music Handbook. Thaddeus F. Giddings, Will Earhart, Ralph L. Baldwin, and Elbridge W. Newton. Music Education Series. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1935.series 7.2box 5folder 24
Choral Technics. Will Earhart. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1937.series 7.2box 5folder 25
High School Course of Study in Music. David R. Sumstine and Will Earhart. Pittsburgh: The Board of Public Education, 1937.series 7.2box 5folder 26
Teacher's Manual for Choral Technics. Will Earhart. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1938.series 7.2box 5folder 27
Elements of Musical Theory Volume I. Charles N. Boyd and Will Earhart. New York: G. Schirmer, 1938.series 7.2box 5folder 28
Elements of Musical Theory Volume II. Charles N. Boyd and Will Earhart. New York: G. Schirmer, 1938.series 7.2box 5folder 29
"Musica Americana." Will Earhart. In Summary fo the Convention: St. Louis, 1940. Washington, DC: American Association of School Administrators, 1940. Page 9.series 7.2box 5folder 30
The International Who is Who in Music. Ed. J. T. H. Mize. Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., Ltd., 1951. Item located in the Lowens Reading Room Stacks. (Call number: ML106.U3 W4)series 7.2box 5folder 31

Series 8: Music, 1899-1939 and undated (9 folders)

This series, divided into three subseries, includes 1) graded a capella choral song arrangements, which were compiled as a companion to Earhart's book Choral Technics; 2) manuscripts of compositions and arrangements by Earhart; and 3) published sheet music written or arranged by Earhart.

Subseries 8.1: Choral Song Arrangements, undated (6 folders)

This subseries includes graded a capella choral songs, some written by Earhart, compiled as a companion to Earhart's Choral Technics (c.1937). They are organized into six groups, following Earharts accompanying preface and list.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Group/Grade Iseries 8.1box 3folder 1
"Though Hosts Encamp Against Me"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 1.0
"Give to the Lord of Hosts Renown"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 2.0
"God Who Madest Earth and Heaven"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 3.0
"A Birthday Canon"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 4.0
"Thee Will I Love"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 5.0
"Where Music Dwells"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 6.0
"The Music in My Heart I Bore"series 8.1box 3folder 1item 7.0
Group/Grade IIseries 8.1box 3folder 2
"Air DeLully"series 8.1box 3folder 2item 1.0
"Coming of Day" (part of Three Nature Songs, words and music by Earhart)series 8.1box 3folder 2item 2.0
"Storm" (part of Three Nature Songs, words and music by Earhart)series 8.1box 3folder 2item 3.0
"Night" (part of Three Nature Songs, words and music by Earhart)series 8.1box 3folder 2item 4.0
"To Thee, O Lord, Will I Sing Praises"series 8.1box 3folder 2item 5.0
"March"series 8.1box 3folder 2item 6.0
"The Old Clock"series 8.1box 3folder 2item 7.0
"The G.I. Before Battle"series 8.1box 3folder 2item 8.0
Group/Grade IIIseries 8.1box 3folder 3
"If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 1.0
"Holy Father, Though Hast Taught Us"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 2.0
"The Exile"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 3.0
"Stately the Palace"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 4.0
"The Vesper Hour"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 5.0
"Ye Have All Transgressed Againt Me"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 6.0
"The Twilight of the Year"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 7.0
"Cockles and Mussels"series 8.1box 3folder 3item 8.0
Group/Grade IVseries 8.1box 3folder 4
"The Mirthful Game"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 1.0
"The Repear"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 2.0
"In Autumn"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 3.0
"In Early Night"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 4.0
"The First Song"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 5.0
"Leave Me Lamenting"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 6.0
"A Maiden Song"series 8.1box 3folder 4item 7.0
Group/Grade Vseries 8.1box 3folder 5
"Under Yonder Oaken Tree"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 1.0
"Love's Sorrow"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 2.0
"Vanitas, Vanitatum, Vanitas"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 3.0
"Love's Heigh-Ho"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 4.0
"The Three Minstrels"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 5.0
"The Horn"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 6.0
"The Bell of Innisfare"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 7.0
"A Night Picture"series 8.1box 3folder 5item 8.0
Group/Grade VIseries 8.1box 3folder 6
"Nature's Praise of God"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 1.0
"Love is Deaf"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 2.0
"Echo"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 3.0
"Celtic Battle Hymn"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 4.0
"Jubilate Amen"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 5.0
"The Dawning Light"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 6.0
"How Blessed They"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 7.0
"The Lotus Flower"series 8.1box 3folder 6item 8.0

Subseries 8.2: Score Manuscripts, undated (2 folders)

This subseries includes compositions and arrangements by Earhart, listed alphabetically by title.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Manuscriptsseries 8.2box 3folder 7
"Bloom On, Bloom On, Sweet Constance"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 1.0
"The Earth is a Great Round Basket"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 2.0
"You Shine Upon Me from a Star"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 3.0
"O Lamb of God"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 4.0
"Ohio the Bountiful"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 5.0
"There's a Bloom Fairer than Day"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 6.0
"Wassail Song"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 7.0
"Springtide"series 8.2box 3folder 7item 8.0
Manuscripts (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9
"Bohemian Lullaby" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 1.0
"But the Lord Will Wipe Away Thy Tears" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 2.0
"Comparisons" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 3.0
"Had I A Cave" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 4.0
"Eight Short Responses" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 5.0
"Good Morning" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 6.0
"I Dream'd I Lay Where Flowers Were Springing" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 7.0
"Hearken! O, Beloved One" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 8.0
"It's Worth the Fighting" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 9.0
"Like as A Father" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 10.0
"Memories" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 11.0
"My Love for Thee" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 12.0
"Parted" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 13.0
"Rallying Cry of Free Men" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 14.0
"Robin Adair" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 15.0
"Sweet Genevieve" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 16.0
"That Was May" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 17.0
"The Minister's Daughter" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 18.0
"To Friendship" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 19.0
"The Rose and the Lily" (Oversize)series 8.2box 4folder 9item 20.0

Subseries 8.3: Published Compositions, 1899-1939 and undated (1 folder)

This subseries includes sheet music by or arranged by Earhart, listed in chronological order with publisher and date.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Published Compositions (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10
Hail to the R.H.S.. Undated. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 1.0
Sweet Maurine. Margaret Love, 1899. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 2.0
The Bandit Song. The Geo B. Jennings Co., 1899. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 3.0
Do You Think That It's True. Echo Music Co., 1900. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 4.0
Five Pitt Songs. Volkwein Bros., 1910. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 5.0
The Battle Cry of Peace. C.H. Congdon, 1917. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 6.0
Pathways of Song. M. Witmark & Sons, 1934. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 7.0
Ring, Ring De Banjo. M. Witmark & Sons, 1937. Three copies. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 8.0
Come With Thy Sweet Voice Again. M. Witmark & Sons, 1937. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 9.0
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair. M. Witmark & Sons, 1939. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 10.0
Blessed Redeemer. M. Witmark & Sons, 1939. Two copies. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 11.0
Golden Sun Redeemer. M. Witmark & Sons, 1939. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 12.0
As from the Sun A Ray. M. Witmark & Sons, 1939. (Oversize)series 8.3box 4folder 10item 13.0

Series 9: Collected Articles, 1923-1960 (1 folder)

This series consists of articles collected by Earhart, including articles written about him.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Collected Articles series 9box 3folder 8
"Music Memory and Appreciation Conest." Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction, 1923-1924. series 9box 3folder 8item 1.0
"Forward for Music." Ed. Pierre V.R. Key. Musical Digest, December 1933, volume 18, no. 7. series 9box 3folder 8item 2.0
"Prophet with Honor." Music Educators Journal, February-March 1955, volume 41, no.4; Music Journal, January, volume 1. series 9box 3folder 8item 3.0
"Earharts are Residents of Unusual Co-Operative Apartment in Oregon." The Palladium-Item, November 1959. Letter and clipping. series 9box 3folder 8item 4.0
"Will Earhart, Pioneer Music Educator Dies." California Music Educators News, May-June 1960. series 9box 3folder 8item 5.0

Series 10: Photographs, circa 1916 (1 folder)

This series includes two photographs of Earhart.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Photographs series 10box 3folder 9
A portrait of Earhart series 10box 3folder 9item 1.0
A portrait of Earhart at his desk series 10box 3folder 9item 2.0

Related Material

This material is part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center, previously known as the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) Historical Center.

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