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Homer A. Rodeheaver collection, 1880-1955.

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Topics: Christian life - Hymns. | Conversion - Hymns. | Evangelistic work - Hymns. | Evangelistic work - United States. | Faith - Hymns. | Forgiveness - Hymns. | Gospel music. | Gospel musicians - United States. | Hymn writers - United States. | Hymns, English - United States. | Music publishing - United States. | Music - Religious aspects - Christianity. | Music - United States. | Prayer - Hymns. | Repentance - Hymns. | Salvation - Hymns. | Old rugged cross. | Brighten the corner where you are. | Rodeheaver Company. | Ackley, A. H. (Alfred Henry), 1887-1960. | Ackley, B. D. (Bentley DeForrest), 1872-1958. | Asher, Virginia Healey, 1869-1937. | Bennard, George, 1873-1958. | Chapman, J. Wilbur (John Wilbur), 1859-1918. | Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915. | Doane, W. Howard (William Howard), 1832-1915. | Gabriel, Chas. H. (Charles Hutchinson), 1856-1932. | Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. | Rodeheaver, Homer A. (Homer Alvan), 1880-1955.
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Physical Description: 1 box (.4 cubic feet).
Summary: Promotional materials, newspaper clipping, issues of RODEHEAVER'S MUSICAL NEWS, audio tapes of Rodeheaver hymns, two letters from Rodeheaver, phonograph records, and a photograph. There are several different types of order blanks and promotional materials. One newspaper clipping from 1937 refers to his appearance on a CBS radio affiliate playing his trombone. Other items include two issues of RODEHEAVER'S MUSICAL NEWS which includes a biography of Rodeheaver, various hymns, song lyrics, and articles pertaining to the religious music community. Also included are two audio tapes of selected hymns and nine phonograph records.
Finding Aids: Finding aid available in repository reading room and on Web site.
Notes: Gospel musician and hymn writer; born October 4, 1880; began association with evangelist Billy Sunday in 1909 and served as musical director and master of ceremonies for Sunday's services; founded the Homer A. Rodeheaver Company, a Gospel music publishing company, later named the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company; died 1955.

More Details for: Homer A. Rodeheaver collection