Finding Aid for James L. Schardein "John Philip Sousa" Research Papers, ca. 1892 - 2017 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Collection Overview

Title: James L. Schardein "John Philip Sousa" Research Papers, ca. 1892 - 2017Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/159

Primary Creator: Schardein, James L. (1934 - 2017)

Extent: 3.15 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in two series: Series 1, Research Materials; and Series 2, Charles Boschek Uniform.

Date Acquired: 01/23/2018

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Research materials, photographs, articles, memorabilia, and audio recordings documenting James L. Schardein's research on the Sousa Band culminating in his book: The Legendary Sousa Band: 40 Years from Plainfield to Atlantic City, 1892-1931. Also includes the Sousa Band uniform of Charles Boschek, B flat clarinetist from 1925-1926.

Biographical Note

James L. Schardein, MS, Fellow ATS, was born in 1934 in Mt. Ayr, Iowa and had a long career as a research scientist in the area of pharmaceutical drug safety and has published several scientific textbooks on teratology and toxicology. He also earned a Lifetime Achievement Award in this field. Schardein was also a cornet player and avid Sousa scholar, and this collection, along with his final publication The Legendary Sousa Band: 40 Years from Plainfield to Atlantic City, 1892-1931, is a culmination of long-term research in the area of band music.

Schardein passed away on April 21, 2017 in Chelsea, MI.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Carolyn Smith


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Research Materials, ca. 1892-2017],
[Series 2: Charles Boschek Uniform, 1925-1927],
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Series 1: Research Materials, ca. 1892-2017Add to your cart.
Series 1 consists of research materials used by James Schardein culminating in the publication of his book The Legendary Sousa Band: 40 Years from Plainfield to Atlantic City, 1892-1931.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sousa Band photos (1 of 2), 1891-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sousa memorabilia 2, 1893-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sousa articles, 1899-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sousa program, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Sousa memorabilia 1 (1 of 2), 1901-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sousa memorabilia 1 (2 of 2), 1901-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Fifth String, John Philip Sousa, 1902Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Pipetown Sandy, John Philip Sousa, 1905Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sousa photos, 1905-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sousa Band photos (2 of 2), 1915-1931Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photograph: Sousa Band, Strand Theater, Brooklyn, New York, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Bands of America, H.W. Schwartz, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Sousa Band: A Discography, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 14: The Legendary Sousa Band: 40 Years From Plainfield to Atlantic City, 1892-1931, James L. Schardein, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Floppy disc, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contents as yet unidentified
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Schardein book poster - "The Legendary Sousa Band", 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sousa Band poster, 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Sousa Band at the New York Hippodrome, photograph, 1922Add to your cart.
Item 1: LP - John Philip Sousa On Parade, undatedAdd to your cart.
Conducted by Frederick Fennell
Series 2: Charles Boschek Uniform, 1925-1927Add to your cart.
Series 2 consists of the Sousa Band uniform of B flat clarinetist Charles Boschek, including jacket, trousers, two hats, and enamel lapel pin.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sousa Band enamel pin, 1925-26Add to your cart.
Pin belonging to B-flat clarinetist Charles Boschek.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sousa Band black uniform hat, ca. 1925Add to your cart.

Accession no. 2018.1209159.001

"Davis" written inside hat

Item 2: Sousa Band black uniform hat, ca. 1925Add to your cart.
Accession no. 2018.1209159.002
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sousa Band black uniform trousers, ca. 1925Add to your cart.
Accession no. 2018.1209159.003
Item 2: Sousa Band black uniform jacket, ca. 1925Add to your cart.
Accession no. 2018.1209159.004

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