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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0519
Title Emerson Meyers papers, 1865-1990 (MS 0519)
Additional identifier 9574
Collection Emerson Meyers papers
Object Name Manuscripts
Creator Meyers, Emerson.|Meyers family.
Description Biographical data including lists of Meyers's compositions and recordings; papers relating to his early life and family; World War II material including letters from Meyers to his wife, Emma C. Holt Meyers, written while serving in Europe with the entertainment branch of the U.S. Army; articles, course materials, lectures, programs, reviews, subject files, and other material relating to Meyers's professional career; and family and professional photographs. Topics include recitals, piano teaching methods, twentieth century and electronic music, and cultural life in Washington from the 1930s to the 1980s. Persons represented include Richard Bales, Katharine Hansel, Mary Howe, George Manos, and George Wargo.
Subjects United States. Army -- Songs and music.
Electronic music.
Music -- 20th century.
Music -- Washington (D.C.)
Piano -- Instruction and study.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
Washington (D.C.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Pianists -- Washington (D.C.)
Date 1865-1990
Admin/Biographical History Pianist and teacher, of Washington, D.C.; b. Herman Emerson Meyers in 1910; d. 1990.
People Bales, Richard, 1915-
Hansel, Katharine.
Howe, Mary, 1882-1964.
Manos, George.
Meyers, Emma C. Holt, d. 1995
Wargo, George.
Meyers family.
Myers, Emerson
Dates of Creation 1865-1990
Early date 1865
Late date 1990
Extent 6.4 cubic ft.
Level of description Fonds
Finding Aids Finding aid in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0519.pdf