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Ernst A. Evans Manuscript Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-42

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of manuscript music scores and parts composed by Ernst A. Evans, chiefly for keyboard and voice. Most of the works are sacred music. Several of the compositions include scores for multiple voice parts. Also present is a broadside advertising the performance of his piece "Seven Last Words" at the Saint Davids Episcopal Church in Portland.

This collection came into the hands of Edward and Lucile Evans Hargreaves, who were Pacific University graduates and staff. They donated the material to Pacific University in 1993.

Dates

  • circa 1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical Note

Ernst A. Evans, Master and Doctor of Music, was a Professor of Pipe Organ and Music Theory at Washington State College at Pullman in the 1910s. He had previously been an Examiner at the Victoria College of Music, presumably in British Columbia. He was a Fellow of the Incorporated Guild of Church Musicians in London. He composed many works which do not appear to have been published. His extant manuscripts are mostly sacred works.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Summary

Ernst A. Evans, Master and Doctor of Music, was a Professor of Pipe Organ and Music Theory at Washington State College at Pullman in the 1910s. The collection is comprised of manuscript music scores and parts chiefly for keyboard and voice.

Accruals

No accruals are expected.
Title
Guide to the Ernst A. Evans Manuscript Sheet Music
Status
Completed
Author
Santha R. Zaik
Date
3/20/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Repository Details

Part of the Pacific University Archives Repository

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