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MS20-01 Heuser Family Collection

This collection consists of sheet music for voice and piano and a poetry book (1942-1943) from the Huntington Poetry Guild in West Virginia.

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Heuser Family Collection

Collection Title: Heuser Family Collection

Series Number: MS20-01

Processed and Cataloged by: Sarah Hardaway

Date Listed: January 15, 2020

Date Span: 1918-1944

Size of Collection: 2 linear feet and 2 inches.

Number of Boxes: 1 box; 8 folders.

Type of Material: Sheet music, pamphlet.

Condition of Material: Fair to poor.

Arrangement: Physical size.

Biographical / Historical Information: Sisters Adelaide and Betty Heuser were born in Indiana in the 1890s. Their names can be found written on a number of the sheets of music.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of one book of poetry compiled by the Huntington Poetry Guild in Huntington, West Virginia and published by the group in 1942-1943. There are over twenty pieces of sheet music from around ca 1930. There are around fifteen books of sheet music collections from ca 1930.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Sheet music

Piano music

Vocal music