Bates-Chickering music collection
The collection is comprised of over 200 items and includes sheet
music and early 20th
editions of the music magazine, The Etude.
Carothers (Kate) music book
MSS. 167. 1 volume.
Music album of Kate C. Carothers includes early southern music.
List of titles available.
Part of Music Collection.
Cate (Helen) sheet music collection
Collection of approximately 120 pieces of 19th and early 20th
century sheet music.
Chatham (Dr. James R.) collection
1958-1965. 1.31 cubic ft.
This collection consists of 2 medieval choral manuscripts, and
mid-20th century botanical
Cowpens Battleground (song)
MSS. 180. 0.01 cubic feet: 1
Sheet music of the Daughters of the American Revolution song.
Forbes (Bettye) collection
MSS. 725. 1787-1943. 1
This collection contains a series of publications, The Delineator
(a 19th century women's
sheet music dating 1889-1943 and two 18th century Italian law
Fox (Susette) sheet music collection
Extensive sheet music collection spanning over a century from
Glover Family sheet music collection
0.2 cubic ft.
Eight pieces of late 19th and early 20th century sheet music.
Grieder (Theodore) collection
MSS. 515. 1860-1865 and undated.
0.33 cubic feet.
168 broadside song sheets printed during the American Civil War,
primarily in Philadelphia
and other Union cities. Included are 155 originals and 13
photocopies, 19 in color. List
Hilliard (Quincy Charles) collection
MSS. 512. 1963-2006. circa 20
Papers of Quincy C. Hilliard, composer and Music Education
Professor at Southwestern
Louisiana University and 1975 alumnus of MSU. Hilliard's
original works are primarily
compositions for elementary and secondary band, but also include
works composed for other
groups. Papers include correspondence, manuscript and published
musical scores, photographs,
articles, contracts, programs and memorabilia, music
adjudication records, music conference
materials, video cassette and other materials.
Jacobs (Shirley) sheet music collection
MSS. 728. . 4
Extensive piano sheet music collection comprised of over a
thousand scores, spanning the
1775-1977, with the majority encompassing the early twentieth
Kaufman (Harold and Lois) papers
MSS. 533. 1892-1985 and undated.
circa 30 cubic feet and
Papers of Kaufman, musician, teacher and community organizer,
document her education in
Brookfield, Missouri, and her career, family life and social and
in Starkville, Mississippi. Materials include correspondence,
organizational files, household subject files, scrapbooks,
photographs, student materials, publications. Includes Lois
Kaufman musical instrument
collection. Kaufman designed and taught the first Music
Appreciation class for MSU students
in the 1950s. Also included are the papers of Mabel Logsdon,
teacher and friend of Kaufman.
Local organizations documented include the Starkville-MSU
Symphony Orchestra and other
symphonies in Mississippi, the Nocturne Music Club and the
Mississippi Federation of Music
Clubs, the East-West Fellowship of Starkville. International
musical instruments are those
collected by Kaufman during her travels and reflect her interest
in international affairs.
Addition: Materials of Harold Kaufman concerning his work in
sociology and rural life and
personal materials of the Kaufmans; unprocessed.
Keenum (Rhonda) collection
MSS. 715. 1897-2002. 1
Musical scores and books.
Lyric Club (Macon, Mississippi) collection
MSS. 644. 1932-1933. 0.5 cubic
Programs and study booklets from the Lyric Club, a woman's group
in Macon, Mississippi.
Includes a songbook.
Misc. Music collection
732. 1817-1979. 1 cubic
Approximately 340 pieces of 19th and 20th century sheet music
Montgomery (Susie) music album
MSS. 232. 1 volume.
Music album of Miss Susie A. Montgomery of Starkville includes
songs, dances and other
piano numbers of the 1800s.
Music collection. 1832-1929
MSS. 564. 8 cubic feet.
Collection of printed music collected and donated by various
persons includes a single
sheet music piece (piano/lyrics) of Williams' Colored Singers
(undated) and "Old Black Joe",
the popular song by Stephen Louis Foster (1940).
Nocturne Music Club collection
MSS. 423. 1971-1984. 1 cubic
Scrapbooks concerning the members and activities of the Nocturne
Music Club of Starkville,
Mississippi. Included are clippings, programs, certificates,
ribbons, and photographs. See
also the Harold and Lois Kaufman papers.
Peters (Beverly Speck) collection
MSS. 648. 1 item.
Piano recital program, Starkville, Mississippi.
Phyllis Vatter Campbell music collection
20th century. 1.33 cubic ft.
Collection of 19th and 20th century sheet music.
Rodgers (Jimmie) collection
MSS. 105. 1 reel
Sheet music, typed and handwritten lyrics, biographical
information, other. Loaned for
microfilming by Mrs. Elsie McWilliams.
Stiles (Lucy Charles Turnbull Cameron) music album
MSS. 523. 1871. 0.16 cubic
Album of music inscribed to "Charlie" Cameron, 1871. List of
Templeton piano rolls
788. 1909-1974. 7.7 cubic
This collection of player piano rolls accompanies the Charles
Templeton, Sr. collection of
200 self-playing instruments dating from 1897 to the 1930's
which includes many of Thomas
early model phonographs, Eldridge Johnson's gramophones,
Columbia graphophones, a vintage
player piano, a Aeolion Orchestrelle player organ,
cylinder-and-disc music boxes, and
paper roll and cob varieties.
Templeton sheet music collection
MSS. 787. 1860-1950
127.34 cubic ft.
The 22,000 piece Templeton sheet music collection is part of a
larger collection amassed by
Templeton, Sr. which also includes music players and recordings.
Digitization of the
part of an ongoing effort to provide broader access to titles. A
large portion of these
in the public domain (not copyrighted) and are available for
download directly from MSU's
Some restricted titles are available upon request.
Yett, Ebling and Galloway sheet music collection
19th and 20th century. 1 cubic ft.
Sheet music collection.