This collection consists primarily of manuscript, published and reprinted publications of music. There are also some personal
Herbert James Wrightson was born on Dec. 20, 1869 in Sunderland, England. After studying in Germany, he emigrated to the United
States in 1899 and joined the faculty of Wheaton College. Through the years, he also lived in Philadelphia, Dallas, and Chicago,
acting as a teacher and a composer. He created dozens of original works, including several sonatas and piano pieces. He also
composed music for pre-existing literary works by figures such as Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Baker Eddy. He died on Dec. 24,
1949 in West Lebanon, N.Y.
3.0 linear ft.
(5 flat boxes, 2 document boxes, and 1 shoe box)
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