Collection 45 - Roy Lamont Smith collection

Identity area

Reference code

CA OTUFM 45

Title

Roy Lamont Smith collection

Date(s)

  • 1899-1946 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

2 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

(1865-1946)

Biographical history

Roy Lamont Smith was born on March 4, 1865 in Fremont, Nebraska and died on February 6, 1946 in San Diego, California. He was a pianist and studied at the Hershey School of Musical Art in Chicago (1883). He taught music in Fremont (1891) and was a professor of music at the Cadek Conservatory of Music in Chattanooga (1904-1942). He wrote various songs for voice and piano accompaniment, including one of the Tennessee state songs "My Homeland, Tennessee" (1925).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Found in Rare Book Room at the University of Toronto Music Library. Source of material unknown.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection consists of a handwritten book of lyrics for songs written by the American composer Roy Lamont Smith, and a collection of his published and unpublished (manuscript) sheet music.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Files and items arranged and listed according to the original order in which they were found on the shelf in the Rare Book room at the Music Library.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier

OTUFM

Rules and/or conventions used

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places