J. Spencer Cornwall papers

J. Spencer Cornwall papers

Dates: 1915-1980

Printed and handwritten music scores, correspondence, programs, speeches, a biography of Mary Ellen Spencer, a scrapbook, magazines, notes, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Cornwall's work as director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cornwall, J. Spencer
  • Call Number: MSS 1897
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1897; Papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1897, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Mormon Tabernacle Choir--History--Sources; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Choral conductors--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources; Music
Genre / Form
Letters; Notes; Scores; Scrapbooks; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cornwall (J. Spencer) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T13:44-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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