Merrill Bradshaw papers

Merrill Bradshaw papers

Dates: approximately 1952-1989

Collection includes (spans the dates 1952-1996) hand-written manuscripts created by Merrill Bradshaw, original scores and parts, published and bound scores such as “Title of Liberty” and “The Restoration”; papers centered around his teaching years such as grade transcripts and class rolls; audio/video recordings that include reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, video cassettes, and LPs, and correspondence.

  • Extent: 10 carton (10 linear ft). -- 18 box (9 linear ft). -- 31 oversize box (46 linear ft)
  • Creator: Bradshaw, Merrill
  • Call Number: MSS 7486
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Music Special Collections; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
The papers are arranged in 3 series: Series 1. Merrill Bradshaw manuscripts and published scores; Series 2. Merrill Bradshaw professional papers; Series 3. Merrill Bradshaw audio recordings.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Merrill Bradshaw papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 7486; Merrill Bradshaw papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts & LDS Music Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7486, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Merrill Bradshaw in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Merrill Bradshaw; 1989 (A1989-504).
Subject Terms
Bradshaw, Merrill--Archives; Brigham Young University. Dept. of Music--History--Sources; Composers--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Audiocassettes; Audiotapes; Compact discs; Letters; Long-playing records; Manuscripts; Music--Manuscripts; Sheet music; Videocassettes
Processing Information
Processed; Megan Furcini; April 2011 Processed; Brian Fletcher; 2011 Processed; Melissa James; March 2012
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Bradshaw (Merrill) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-18T16:07-0600
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Biographical History

Merrill Bradshaw (1929-2000) was a professor of music in Utah. He served on the faculty of Brigham Young University for thirty-seven years.

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