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John B. Vaughan papers

John B. Vaughan papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John B. Vaughan papers
Creator: Vaughan, John B., 1862-1918
Inclusive Dates: 1884-1938
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms92
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John B. Vaughan was a hymn composer, owner of John B. Vaughan Music Company, Athens, Georgia, and resided in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, music manuscripts, and printed material of John B. Vaughan and Mrs. Vaughan from 1884-1938. Some correspondence is personal in nature, and inquires about John B. Vaughan's health, but mostly concerns orders of Vaughan's song books, and lyrics and music for consideration. Music manuscripts include hymns composed by Vaughan, his wife, and others. Printed material consists mainly of published hymns by a variety of composers.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John B. Vaughan papers, ms92, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mrs. R. M. Smith in 1966.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Composers -- Georgia.
Music publishing -- Georgia.
Sheet music.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1884-1909
12Correspondence, 1912-1924
13Correspondence, 1932-1938
14Correspondence, undated
15Manuscript music and lyrics, undated
16Manuscript music and lyrics, undated
17Manuscript music and lyrics, 1902-1918, undated
18Miscellaneous manuscripts by other authors, 1912-1914
19Miscellaneous manuscripts by other authors, 1914, undated
110Printed Material, 1887-1916
111Manuscript music and lyrics by Mrs. J. B. Vaughn, 1913-1923