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Edwin Lindsey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-052

Scope and Contents

This collection includes sheet music and scores from operas, musicals, and Lindsey's original compositions dating from 1924 to 1968.


  • Creation: 1924-1968


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Lindsey was a professor in the Department of English at the University of Chattanooga from 1924 until his retirement in 1968. A gifted musician, Lindsey spent much of his free time playing and composing music, and played viola for the Chattanooga Symphony for nine seasons. In addition to his musical accomplishments, Lindsey authored two original plays, There Shall Be Peace in 1952 and Beyond the Dark in 1961. Edwin Lindsey passed away in 1989 at the age of 102.


13.22 Linear Feet (35 Boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Anne L. Seay to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 1991 March 15.

Processing Information

The processing of this collection is complete.

Edwin Lindsey sheet music and manuscripts
Under Revision
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States