Edward W Shineman Jr Sound Recording Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Sound recordings

Correspondence and sheet music



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Collection Overview

Title: Edward W Shineman Jr Sound Recording Collection, circa 1900-1935Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/9/117

Primary Creator: Shineman, Edward W.

Extent: 1.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Maintained in original order. Arranged by size of disc.

Date Acquired: 10/20/2009

Subjects: Music

Formats/Genres: Sheet music, Sound Recordings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of the personal collection of Edward W. Shineman, containing 12", 10" and 6" 78 Discs from the early twentieth century. In addition, contains brief correspondence between Shineman and Herbert L. Clarke. Also contains sheet music of various band pieces.

Biographical Note

Edward W. Shineman Jr., the son of Edward W. Shineman and Bertelle Shubert was born on April 9, 1915 in Canajoharie, New York. Shineman was interested in music from a young age attending Interlochen Music Camp in Michigan, where he played Bb cornet. While a student at Interlochen, he was conducted by John Philip Sousa. Shineman attended Cornell University during the Great Depression and performed cornet in the Big Red Marching Band. Shineman also served as president of the University Orchestra and Musical Club, where he would meet his future wife, Doris. After graduating with a degree in accounting in 1937, Shineman began work at General Electric. In 1946, he returned to Canajoharie to take a job with Beech-Nut Life Savers. After the company merged with E.R. Squibb and Co., he transferred to New York City. After retiring in 1985, he returned to his hometown. Together with his wife, Shineman founded the Arkell Fountation, a philanthropic organization and senior citizens residence. Both he and his wife were named University Benefactors at Cornell University in 1997. Despite retiring in 1985, Shineman worked as a part-time accounting consultant for several businesses near Canajoharie until 2008. Shineman died on January 12, 2009 in New York City.

Subject/Index Terms

Music

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Edward W. Shineman

Acquisition Method: Donation


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Series 2: Correspondence and sheet musicAdd to your cart.
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Folder 33: Listing of complete recordings with solos by Herbert L. Clarke, Rudy Wiedoeft, Walter B. Rogers, Bohumir Kryl, and Leo Zimmerman, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Shineman record collection inventories, with listing of solos, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Long Beach Municipal Band program, November 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Correspondence from Edwin Franko Goldman, Frank Simon and Herbert L. Clarke, 1942/1946Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Herbert L. Clarke "An Autumn Day" for cornet and piano, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Herbert L. Clarke "Norine" for cornet and piano, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Herbert L. Clarke "Neptune's Court" for trumpet, trombone and piano, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Herbert L. Clarke "Lillian" for trumpet, trombone and piano, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Del Staigers "Carnival of Venice" for solo cornet, baritone with piano accompaniment, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Vincent Bach "Hungarian Melodies" for solo cornet and piano, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Victor Herbert "The Three Solitaires Polka" for three B-flat cornets and piano, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 44: John Philip Sousa "The Northern Pines" for piano, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 45: John Philip Sousa "Stars and Stripes Forver" two, four and six hand piano transcriptions, 1897Add to your cart.

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