Research, manuscript, and drafts created by Jan Philip Schinhan for a paper presented at the American Musicological Society
Conference on November 9, 1935 on Papagos (Tohono Oʼodham) and Yurok recorded music held at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology.
Jan Philip Schinhan (1887-1975) born in Vienna, Austria, arrived in the United States 1913 as an opera conductor, and became
the head of the organ department at the San Francisco Conservatory in the 1920s and was also the organ soloist at the San
Francisco Symphony. He received two degrees from the University of California then returned to Vienna in 1934 to receive his
Ph.D. from the University of Vienna.
He was a faculty member in the Music Department at University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill from 1935-1958. After retiring
from UNC, Schinahn was a visiting professor of music at Davidson College. While a professor, he taught organ, piano, and composition.
Throughout his career he worked in the capacity of conductor, musician, composer, and ethnomusicologist. His career and research
was focused on folkloric music of all aspects of local tradition. Schinhan, along with Dr. Frank C. Brown, organized the North
Carolina Folklore Society in 1913, interviewing individuals and collecting texts and notes over 40 years.
One (1) box of archival documentation DOC1937.1, associated with accessions Acc.400AA, Acc.400Z, Acc.4246 and sound recordings.
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