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Inventory of the Edward George Borgens, Jr., Collection of Religious Materials
GTU 2015-02-01  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward G. Borgens, Jr., Collection of religious sheet music
    Dates: 1895-1959
    Collection number: GTU 2015-02-01
    Collector: Borgens, Jr., Edward G.
    Collection Size: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union. Library.
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    Abstract: A collection of religious materials from Edward George Borgens, Jr., which includes religious recordings, sheet music, hymnal, song books, pamphlets, Biblical encyclopedias and reference Bibles.
    Physical location: 7/E/4
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English Latin German French

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Edward G. Borgens, Jr., Collection of religious materials, GTU 2015-02-01. Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Edward George Borgens, Jr., in 2015 April.

    Biography / Administrative History

    This collection was donated by Edward George Borgens, Jr. His parents were Edward G. Borgens, Sr. (1904-1984) and Helen Z. Donofrio (1910-1996). His father was a popular organist and performer, as well as owner of a music store in San Diego. His mother was a popular contralto who also taught many students in Southern California. For additional information see the associated collection Edward G. Borgens, Sr., and Helen Z. Donofrio Collection of Religious Sheet Music, GTU 2014-01-01.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains religious recordings (78 records), sheet music, hymnal, song books, pamphlets, Biblical encyclopedias and reference Bibles.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1. Recordings; Series 2. Sheet music, song books and books.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Index

    Borgens, Edward George, Sr.
    Donofrio, Helen Z.

    Subjects

    Music -- Religious aspects.
    Church music.
    Sacred vocal music.
    Music in churches.
    Popular music -- United States.

    Other Finding Aids

    Edward G. Borgens, Sr., and Helen Z. Donofrio Collection of Religious Sheet Music, GTU 2014-01-01.
    Inventory of the Norman C. Mealy Collection of 18th Century Methodist Hymnals, GTU 96-8-01.

    Related Material

    There are also many songbooks and hymnals in the GTU library.