Anna Fay Herron Bush Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Education Materials and Professional Correspondence

Personal Papers and Objects

Bohumir Kryl Women's Symphony Orchestra Correspondence, Ephemera, Photographs

Church Choir Library Scores and Flyers

Sheet Music Collection

Musical Instruments



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Collection Overview

Title: Anna Fay Herron Bush Papers, 1890-1999Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/9/158

Primary Creator: Anna Fay Herron Bush (1921-2016)

Extent: 10.25 cubic feet

Arrangement:

The materials are organized in six series: Series 1, Education Materials and Professional Correspondence, 1890-1999; Series 2, Personal Papers, 1924-1961; Series 3, Bohumir Kryl Orchestra Correspondence and Digital Photographs, ca. 1945-1947; Series 4, Church Choir Library Scores and Flyers, 1895-1996; Series 5, Sheet Music Collection, 1895-1963; and Series 6, Musical Instruments. Series 2 contains two sub-series: Sub-series 1, Personal and Family Papers and Sub-series 2, College Education Materials and Music Study Scores.

Since there was no original order for the materials, order was imposed by the archivist and became more defined as more materials were acquired. Series 1 and Series 2 are arranged chronologically, with the exception of the music study scores in Sub-Series 2, which have been arranged alphabetically by score type and title of composition. Series 3 has been arranged alphabetically by subject, person, and location. Series 4 and 5 have been arranged alphabetically by title of composition.

Date Acquired: 08/10/2017. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Kryl, Bohumir, 1875-1961, Music - Instruction and study, Musical Instrument Makers, Music teachers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of music instrument catalogs; lists of sheet music for schools and bands; teacher's instructional notes, music programs, newsletters, and correspondence documenting Anna Fay Herron Bush's career as a public school music teacher in rural southern Illinois (ca. 1950s-1970s) and performance career as an oboist in the Kryl Women's Symphony Orchestra in 1945. Of particular interest are a series of postcards and photos describing her time spent touring with the Kryl Women's Symphony Orchestra, including postcards describing her lessons with oboist Frances Napolilli, funded by Kryl.

Biographical Note

Anna Fay Herron Bush was born in Windsor, IL on September 12, 1921. Her father and mother were both school teachers. She attended high school in Windsor, IL and graduated in 1939. She received a teaching certificate from Easter Illinois in 1946, a Bachelors of Music degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1947, and a Master of Science in Education (Administration) degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1971. She taught for over 33 years in grade and high schools in Clay, Jasper, Crawford and Clark Counties in Illinois. She played professionally with Bohumir Kyrl's Women's Symphony Orchestra of Chicago on the orchestra's 1945 tour. Anna Fay Herron Bush was a member of national music and education associations. As an active church choir director, she led worship activites at her local church in Oblong, Illinois as well as other church choirs near Effingham, Illinois. Anna Fay Herron Bush passed away on March 31, 2016.

Subject/Index Terms

Kryl, Bohumir, 1875-1961
Music - Instruction and study
Musical Instrument Makers
Music teachers

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: Additional acquisitions were made on July 24, 2018; September 1, 2018; six boxes of material on June 6, 2019; and eight boxes of material on July 22, 2019.

Acquisition Source: Sarah Randolph, Joliet, Illinois

Acquisition Method: Gift


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[Series 1: Education Materials and Professional Correspondence, 1890-1999],
[Series 2: Personal Papers and Objects, 1879-1993],
[Series 3: Bohumir Kryl Women's Symphony Orchestra Correspondence, Ephemera, Photographs, 1943-1947],
[Series 4: Church Choir Library Scores and Flyers, 1895-1996],
[Series 5: Sheet Music Collection, 1863-1963],
[Series 6: Musical Instruments, undated],
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Series 1: Education Materials and Professional Correspondence, 1890-1999Add to your cart.
Consists of student photos, teaching materials, including lesson plans, music books, instrument catalogs, concert programs, and schedules; educational and related newsletters and bulletins; and professional correspondence, documenting Herron Bush's 33 year teaching career in Illinois (ca. 1950s-1970s) and arranged chronologically. Of particular note are Herron Bush's method books dating back to the late 19th century as well as her annotations for children's opperettas, staged in the mid 1950s.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Method Books with Annotations, ca. 1905-1938Add to your cart.
1. Ascher's Advanced Orchestra Book, No. 2, Piano Accompaniment or Organ; Emil Ascher, New York, NY. 2. Ascher's Advanced Orchestra Book, No. 2, 1st Violin and Violin Obligato or 1st-2nd Mandolin or Oboe or C Saxophone; Emil Ascher, New York, NY. 3. Ascher's Beginners Orchestra Book, 1st Violin, Violin Obligato, Oboe or C Saxophone; Emil Ascher, New York, NY. 4. Senior Orchestra Book for School and Conservatory Use, 1st violin; compiled by William H. Mackie; Theodore Presser, Philadelphia, PA. 5. Shirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol. 848: O. Sevcik, Op. 8, Shifting (changing the position) and Preparatory Scale-Studies for the Violin, ed. by Philipp Mittell; G. Shirmer, New York, NY, 1905.  6. Music Supplement to Project Lessons in Orchestration, Arthur E. Heacox; Oliver Ditson Co., 1938. 7. Untitled music book; cover missing.
Folder 2: Concert Programs, ca. 1945-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Blank Band Merit Point System Cards, Band Fundraising Guide, ca. 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Teaching Materials, Music Lists, School Instruments Catalogs, ca. 1946-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Band Notes, 1948-ca. 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1948-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Musical Instruments Catalogs, 1948-ca. 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Receipts, 1948-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Summer Music Study, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Musical Equipment & Parts Catalogs, ca. 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Recorded Music Lists, ca. 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Teaching Notes, Programs, ca. 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Newsletters & Competitions, ca. 1950-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Musical Instrument Manufacturer's Catalog, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Concert Programs, 1938-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bulletins and Newsletters, 1939-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence and Awards, 1940-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Reading Lists, Lesson Plans, PTA Bulletins, Arrangement of Turkish March, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Student Teaching Lesson Plans, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Teaching Rating Scale, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Lesson Plan Books, 1941-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sheet Music and Instrument Catalogs, 1941-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Education Correspondence, ca. 1941-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Lyons Band Newspapers, ca. 1942-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Illinois Education Association Membership Card, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Art Class Notes and Teaching Schedule, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Young Keyboard Magazine, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Audio Recordings and Illinois Music Education Badges, ca. 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Lesson Plan Books, 1966-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Lesson Plan Books, 1970-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Behavioral Guide, Filmstrip Syllabus, Note from Students, School District Schedule, 1975-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Bulletin Board Pictures, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Music Round the Clock, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Music Round the Clock, teacher's edition, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Making Music Your Own, 1964Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Assembly Songs and Choruses, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Music: Highways and Byways (with notes), 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 10 New Songs for Children, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Music Hour: Fifth Book, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Music Hour: Teacher's Guide for the Fifth Book, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Music Hour Intermediate Teacher's Book, The, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Music Hour in the Kindergarten and First Grade, The, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Song Programs for Youth: Adventure (with notes), 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Music Fun, Theory and Appreciation, Books One and Two, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 10: War Propaganda for Teachers, 1943-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Lookout Christian Education Magazine, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Student work and exams, ca. 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Singing Down the Road, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Singing All the Day, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Education Bulletins, ca. 1940-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Student directories, ca. 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Musical Bingo, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Musical Bingo, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Henry's Day School Song Collection for All Grades, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Progressive Music Series, Books One and Two, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Hollis Dann Music Course: Fourth Year Music, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Progressive Music Series, The,  Book Three, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Christmas operettas, 1929, 1941, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Choral music, ca. 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Instrument companies receipts and advertisements, ca. 1940sAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: NBC Music Appreciation Hour, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Easy Steps to the Band, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 10: PTA programs and notices, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Lesson plans and notes, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Music student lists, ca. 1946-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Lyon Band Instrument Co. advertisements, ca. 1946-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Oblong city schools commencement program, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 15: New Music Horizons, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Music education magazines, 1947-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Concert programs and drafts, ca. 1948-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 18: School sports schedules and advertisements, ca. 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Awards, 1952-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 20: School band competition correspondence and programs, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 21: School newsletters, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Musical americana concert program, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 23: School schedules, 1953-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Cub scout song book, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Music Sounds Afar, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Proudly We Sing, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Music Round the Town, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Denison's Minstrel and Song Catalogue, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Student photos, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: H. Klose Celebrated Method for Clarinet, 1898Add to your cart.
Folder 2: School News Song Book and Rudiments of Music, 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Burdett's New Method of Instruction for the Reed Organ, 1905Add to your cart.
Forward by O.D. Weaver.
Folder 4: Tunes and Rhymes for the Playroom: Little Pieces for Voice and Piano, 1906Add to your cart.
Jessica Moore and Geo. L. Spaulding.
Folder 5: Vocal Instructor, The, 1913Add to your cart.
Edmund J. Meyer.
Folder 6: Folk Songs and Famous Pictures for Piano Beginners, 1929Add to your cart.
Mary Bacon Mason.
Folder 7: Fourth Grade Piano Book, 1929Add to your cart.
John M. Williams.
Folder 8: Children's Operettas with Annotations, 1932-1958Add to your cart.
Pieces include: A Christmas Fantasy, Christmas operetta in one act, by Lillian Cervenka, 1942; The Cobbler of Fairyland, operetta in three acts, byEffa E. Preston and Carol Winston, 1934; Davy's Star, Christmas operetta in three acts, by Edith Quick and James Fluckey, 1958; The Honey Pirates, operetta in two acts, by Theodosia Paynter and G.A. Grant-Schaefer, 1935; and The Wedding of the Flowers, operetta in one act, by Eleanor Allen Schroll and William M. Schmitt, 1932.
Folder 9: Very Easy Descant Series (Books 8, 10, 11, 12), 1949-1951Add to your cart.
Beatrice and Max Krone.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Arena of Song, The and Cecilian Series of Study and Song, The, 1890 -1896Add to your cart.
The Arena of Song by George F. Root and C.C. Chase. The Cecilian Series of Study and Song by John W. Tufts
Folder 2: Short Course in Music, A, Book 1, 1898Add to your cart.
Frederic Ripley and Thomas Tapper.
Folder 3: Henry's Day School Song Collection and Introductory Music Education, 1907 and 1923Add to your cart.
Henry's Day School Song Collection by J.A. Henry. Introductory Music Education, by Thaddeus Giddings.
Folder 4: Grade Book and Memo Book, 1930 and 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Marching Band Folios, 1934-1962Add to your cart.
Includes the following: 30 Spot Hits for Band, by John Warrington, 1957; All Melody Band Folio, by Henry Davis, 1937; Cadet Concert Folio, by Frank Cofield, Joseph Olivadoti, Earl Irons, and Harold Walters, 1959; First Concert Folio, by Fred Frank, Herman Hummel, and Harvey Whistler, 1958;  First Steps in Band Playing, by Harvey Whistler and Herman Hummel, 1941; Keep Em Playing, by G.E. Holmes, Vander Cook, and Olivadoti, 1942; Keynote Collection for Young Bands, by Fred Frank, Herman Hummel, and Joseph Olivadoti, 1962; Loads of Fun Folio for Flutophones, by Irving Cheyette, 1947; Marches of Fame for Band, by Harold Waters, 1953; March Masters folio for Band, by James A. Scott, 1948; Music Time Band Folio, by Fred Frank, Herman Hummel, and Harvey Whistler, 1960; Our First Band Folio, by Ed Chenette, 1938; Program and Parade Band Folio, by Harvey Whistler and Herman Hummel, 1949; Program Classics Band Folio vol. 3, by G.E. Holmes and Ed. Chenette, 1937; Promotion Band Folio, by Ed Chenette, Ernest Webster, M.H. Ribble, 1931; Solo and Ensemble Band Folio, by Harvey Whistler and Herman Hummel, 1949 (two copies); Star Band Folio, by E. De Lamater, Ernest Webster, Henry Davis, and Arthur Johnson, 1934; Stunt Band Folio, by Paul Yoder, 1934.
Folder 6: Illinois Band Association Correspondence, 1941-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Band Programs and Commencement Programs, 1944-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Teaching Association and General Teaching Correspondence, 1944-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Class Notes, ca. 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Teaching Philosophy and Music Curriculum Overview, 1948-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Illinois Solo Ensemble Contest Materials and Judges Comment Sheets, 1950-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 8th Grade Herald Newton Community Schools, ca. 1950Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Concert Set Lists, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Illinois State Approved Solo and Ensemble Lists, 1959Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Samuel Music News (Effingham, Il.), 1953Add to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Children's Operettas, 1941-1995Add to your cart.
Titles include: Cookin' Up Christmas, Donna Amorosia, arr. Lori Weidemann,1995. In Quest of Santa Claus, Otis M. Carrington, lyrics Lena M. Harry, 1956. Christmas on Cloud 25, Merry Anne Gregory and L.S. Gurske, 1958. She Didn't  Believe, Catherine Allison Christie, 1941.
Folder 2: Band Contest Ratings, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
For Louisville, Illinois Grade School Band.
Folder 3: Teachers Directories and Conference Programs, 1942-1961Add to your cart.
From Clay County, Illinois and Jasper County, Illinois.
Folder 4: Professiional Meetings, 1944-1961Add to your cart.
Teachers' Institute Meeting, Clay County, IL; IMEA State Meeting.
Folder 5: Lesson Plan Book, April-May, 1948Add to your cart.
Palestine, IL. Kindergarten.
Folder 6: Band Contest Materials, 1952-1964Add to your cart.
Resultws, programs, correspomdence.
Folder 7: School Concert and Operetta Programs, 1959-1963Add to your cart.
Includes pieces played and performers' names.
Folder 8: School Music Correspondence, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Samuel Music News Newsletters, 1962-1964Add to your cart.
Samuel Music Co. in Effingham and Mattoon, IL.
Folder 10: Teaching Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten notes.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Elementary Vocalises, undatedAdd to your cart.
Ferdinand Sieber, undated.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Folder 12: "The World's Greatest Popular Music Hits" phonograph advertisement, ca. 1970sAdd to your cart.
"The World's Greatest Popular Music Hits," with Mitch Miller, from Auaravision, a divison of Columbia Records.
Folder 13: "A Hillbilly" and "The Difference in Me (Is You)", ca. 1970sAdd to your cart.
"A Hillbilly" and "The Difference in Me (Is You)" by Joel Daly, from Starcrest Music Records.
Folder 14: "Rock for All Ages: Sounds for Flute" and "Symphony in One Movement," promotional recording and condensed scores, 1972Add to your cart.
"Rock for All Ages: Sounds for Flute" and "Symphony in One Movement," by Caesar Giovannini, from Dorabet Music Company.
Folder 15: Sounds of the Band, March 'n Swing Series, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Band notes, undatedAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: Education Materials and Professional Correspondence, 1890-1999],
[Series 2: Personal Papers and Objects, 1879-1993],
[Series 3: Bohumir Kryl Women's Symphony Orchestra Correspondence, Ephemera, Photographs, 1943-1947],
[Series 4: Church Choir Library Scores and Flyers, 1895-1996],
[Series 5: Sheet Music Collection, 1863-1963],
[Series 6: Musical Instruments, undated],
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