David J. McArthur letter to Charlie Redd

David J. McArthur letter to Charlie Redd

Dates: 1912-1913

Letter written by McArthur to Charlie Redd in 1913, fulfilling McArthur's promise to Redd by sending a poem. The poem, regarding the tragedy of the Titanic sinking, is enclosed with the letter, and was copyrighted in 1912.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McArthur, David J.
  • Call Number: MSS 7419
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: MSS 7419; David J. McArthur letter to Charlie Redd; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7419, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Redd, Charles, 1889-1975; Titanic (Steamship)--Poetry; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Fine Arts; Poetry, Modern--20th century
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Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
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McArthur (David J.) letter to Charlie Redd
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Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:07-0600
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Biographical History

David J. McArthur was a poet and businessman. He founded the McArthur Music Co., which ran out of Seattle, Washington. By 1912, David was an established poet, and copyrighted his original poem entitled "Their Last Song" which was about the sinking of the Titanic.

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