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J.W. Hollis letter to Joseph Funk

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0010

Content Description

One page letter to Joseph Funk dated August 15, 1832. Funk was a Mennonite, a pioneer, singing teacher, composer, publisher, and is considered to be the inventor of the Shape Note system. J.W. Hollis was the publisher of Funk's work. Funk's first book, A Compilation of Genuine Church Music, was published in 1832. This letter refers to corrections that are needed in the book.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 15 April 2019.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1832-08-15

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)