John B. Vaughan papers

John B. Vaughan papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Vaughan, John B., 1862-1918
Title: John B. Vaughan papers
Dates: 1884-1938
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms92

Biographical/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 Note

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.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Music publishing--Georgia.
Sheet music.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1884-1909
2Correspondence, 1912-1924
3Correspondence, 1932-1938
4Correspondence, undated
5Manuscript music and lyrics, undated
6Manuscript music and lyrics, undated
7Manuscript music and lyrics, 1902-1918, undated
8Miscellaneous manuscripts by other authors, 1912-1914
9Miscellaneous manuscripts by other authors, 1914, undated
10Printed Material, 1887-1916
11Manuscript music and lyrics by Mrs. J. B. Vaughn, 1913-1923