Howard E Crawford Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Box 1

Music Section, Palm Beach Post Newspaper



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Collection Overview

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ID: 12/9/136

Primary Creator: Crawford, Howard E. (ca. 1892-1972)

Extent: 0.35 cubic feet

Arrangement: unarranged

Date Acquired: 08/07/2014

Subjects: Concert Programs, Concerts, Florida, Music stores, Sousa, John Philip

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of the personal papers of Howard E. Crawford, including a scrapbook of press clippings and programs related to products sold and events produced by the S. Ernest Philpitt Co. music store in Jacksonville, Florida, and a photograph of the Jacksonville Police Band with John Philip Sousa and Crawford.

Biographical Note

Howard E. Crawford moved to Jacksonville, Florida from Ohio in 1925 to manage the S. Ernest Philpitt Co. music store.  To advertise the Steinway pianos and other instruments Philpitt Co. had for sale, Crawford produced concerts in Jacksonville featuring pianist Ignacy Paderewski, the Sousa Band, and others.  In 1930 Crawford became Weights and Measures Inspector for the city of Jacksonville, retiring in 1970.

Subject/Index Terms

Concert Programs
Concerts
Florida
Music stores
Sousa, John Philip

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Catherine Crawford Savel

Acquisition Method: donation by deed of gift


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Includes the Palm Beach Post music section from Sunday, October 10, 1926.

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