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Finding Aid for the Index to the George Pullen Jackson Collection of Southern Hymnody, 1800-1953
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Index to the George Pullen Jackson Collection of Southern Hymnody,
    Date (inclusive): 1800-1953
    Collection number: 1589
    Creator: Jackson, George Pullen, 1874-1953
    Extent: 6 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: George Pullen Jackson (1874-1953) taught German at various institutions beginning in 1905, was a professor of German (1918-43) and emeritus at Vanderbilt University, President of the University Philharmonic Society in Grand Forks, North Dakota (1913-18), the founder of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra (1920), and president of the Southeastern Folklore Society (1946). He also wrote articles for music and folklore journals. His published books include The rhythmic form of the German folk songs (1916-17), Spiritual folk-songs of early America (1937), and White and Negro spirituals (1943). The collection consists of photostatic copies of four separate indexes to Jackson's collection of Southern hymnody.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Joint University Libraries (Nashville, Tennessee), 1963.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Index to the George Pullen Jackson Collection of Southern Hymnody (Collection 1589). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1720729 

    Biography

    Jackson was born on August 20, 1874 in Monson, Maine; student, Royal Conservatory of Music, Dresden, 1897-98, Vanderbilt University, 1900-01; Ph.B (1904) and Ph.D (1911), University of Chicago; post-graduate work at University of Chicago, University of Munich, and University of Bonn; taught German at various institutions beginning in 1905; became associate professor of German (1918-26), professor (1926-43), and emeritus at Vanderbilt University; President, University Philharmonic Society, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1913-18; founded Nashville Symphony Orchestra, 1920; president, Southeastern Folklore Society, 1946; member, American Musicological Society; wrote articles for Modern language notes, Journal of American folklore, and Musical quarterly; his published books include The rhythmic form of the German folk songs (1916-17), Spiritual folk-songs of early America (1937), and White and Negro spirituals (1943); died on January 19, 1953.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of photostatic copies of four separate indexes to Jackson's collection of Southern hymnody (books from the collection have been cataloged individually).

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Incipit index (Box 1-3).
    2. Titles--alphabetical and personal notes (Box 4).
    3. Bibliography--alphabetical and hymn and tune books (Box 5).
    4. Bibliography--chronological (Box 6).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Jackson, George Pullen, 1874-1953--Archives.
    Ethnomusicologists--United States--Archival resources.
    Hymns, English--United States--Indexes.