Charles A. Sheldon Jr. sheet music
Scope and Content
The collection contains a book of sheet music composed by Dr. Charles "Chas" Sheldon Jr. titled "Organ Suite No. 2." There is a note on the first page dedicating the piece to Joseph Ragan.
- approximately 1915
- Sheldon, Charles Augustus (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Dr. Charles "Chas" Augustus Sheldon Jr. (1884-1952) was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Charles Augustus Sheldon Sr. (1857-1934) and Lena Wilson Sheldon (1864-1951). He graduated from the Klindworth-Scharwenka Conservatory, after which he earned a doctorate in music at Oglethorpe University. He performed as a professional organist and composer at the First Presbyterian Church and the Temple on Peachtree Street, both in Atlanta. Sheldon later became the Atlanta Municipal Organist and dean of the Georgia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. In 1909 he married Ruby Anna Brooks Sheldon (1889-1966) and they had four children: Charles Augustus Sheldon III (1912-1981), Elizabeth Sheldon Fowlkes (1913-2014), Brooks Sheldon (1919-1944), and Robert Wilson Sheldon (1921-2013).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Charles A. Sheldon Jr. sheet music
- Kurt List
- June 2019
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- Finding aid is written in English.