Inventory of the Edward George Borgens, Jr., Collection of Religious Materials

David Stiver
Graduate Theological Union Archives
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Inventory of the Edward G. Borgens, Jr., Collection of Religious Materials

Collection number: GTU 2015-02-01

Graduate Theological Union Archives

Graduate Theological Union

Berkeley, California
Processed by:
David Stiver
Date Completed:
May 20, 2015
Encoded by:
David Stiver
© 2015 Graduate Theological Union. All rights reserved.

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.

Contents of Containers

 

Series 1 Recordings, 1895-1913 1895-1913

Physical Description: 12 78 records
Box 1:1

Columbia Records- A256-260, Palm Branches, Duet; Columbia Records- A256-8684, Face to Face (Sacred). Henry Burr. 1901

Box 1:2

Columbia Records - A1097-19312, Hark, Hark My Soul. Mendelssohn Quartet; Columbia Records- A1097- Sun of My Soul. Duet. 1910

Box 1:3

Victor-74356, The Holy City. (One side only). Evan Williams. 1913

Box 1:4

Victor - 87221, The Rosary. (One side only). Ernestine Schumann-Heink 1908

Box 1:5

Victor-88138, Silent Night, Holy Night. (One side only). Ernestine Schumann-Heink 1908

Box 1:6

Victor Record- 64295, Shepherd, Show Me How to Go. (One side only). George Hamlin 1903

Box 1:7

Victor Record- 82970-4782, Rock of Ages. (One side only). Richard Jones 1895

Box 1:8

Victor Record- 16660A- 5726, The Child of a King. Elizabeth Wheeler; Victor Record- 16660B- 2633, Abide with Me. Richard Jose 1909/1906

Box 1:9

Victor Record - 16709A, Full Surrender. Trinity Choir; Victor Record- 16709B, Come Ye Disconsolate. Trinity Choir 1910

Box 1:10

Victor Record -16749A- 4689, When the Roll is Called Up Yonder. Hayden Quartet; Victor Record - 16749B- 4480, He Leadeth Me. Reinald Werrenrath 1908/1905

Box 1:11

Victor Record- 16864A, Band of Gideon. Fisk University Jubilee Choir; Victor Record - 16864B, My Soul is a Witness. Fisk University Jubilee Choir 1911

Box 1:12

Victor Record - 16996A, 0 Come All Ye Faithful. Trinity Choir Victor Record-16996B, Joy to the World. Trinity Choir 1911

 

Series 2 Sheet music, song books and books. 1908-1959

Physical Description: 13 items
Box 2:1

Sheet Music: Costa, Michael. I Will Extol Thee, 0 Lord, from "Eli." New York: G. Schirmer, #9540, 7pp. Undated

Box 2:2

Sheet music: DeLamater, E., arranger. Christmas Music for Everyone. Chicago, IL: Rubank, 24 pp. 1937

Box 2:3

Sheet music: Oh, For a Closer Walk with God. New York: G. Schirmer, #31301. Organ, 3 pp. 1923

Box 2:4

Hymnal: Fillmore, J. H. (ed). The New Praise Hymnal, Revised Edition. Cincinnati, OH: Fillmore Music House, 384 pp. Stamped Central Christian Church, San Diego, California. 1927

Box 2:5

Song Book: Handel. G. F., Alberto Randegger, ed. Twelve Songs for a Soprano Voice. London: Novello, 78 pp. undated

Box 2:6

Song Book: Mendelssohn, Felix. Elijah: An Oratorio. New York: G. Schirmer, #10188, 198 pp. undated

Box 2:7

Song Book: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, F. Hymn of Praise (Lobgesang), Op. 52. London: Novello, Ewer, #8069, 115 pp. undated

Box 2:8

Song Book: Mendelssohn, Felix. Saint Paul: An Oratorio. New York: G. Schirmer, #10316, 207 pp. 1907

Box 2:9

Song Book: Rossini. G. Stabat Mater (Tribulation). William Ball, translator. Boston, MA: Oliver Ditson, 100 pp. undated

Box 2:10

Song Book: Rossini. G. Stabat Mater for Two Sopranos, Tenor, Bass, and Chorus. New York: G. Schirmer, #10783, 100 pp. undated

Box 2:11

Pamphlet: Bachmann, Dr. C. Charles. Ministering to the Grief Sufferer. New York: Prentice-Hall, 44 pp. 1964

Box 2:12

Pamphlet: Callahan, David Jr. Songs of David, 24 pp 1959

Box 2:13

Book: Fallows, Rt. Rev. Samuel, ed. The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopedia and Scriptural Dictionary, Volume 11 (Pages 645-1344). Chicago: Howard-Severance. Fallows, Rt. Rev. Samuel, ed. The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopedia and Scriptural Dictionary, Volume Ill (Pages 1345-1769 plus Appendix Pages 1-207). Chicago: Howard-Severance. 1911

Box 2:14

Book: Thompson, Frank Charles, compiler and editor. The Marginal Chain-Reference Bible, Revised Edition. London, England: Cambridge University Press. Two Copies. 1908