John Alexander Graham PapersWLU.Coll.0307

John Alexander Graham PapersWLU.Coll.0307


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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0307
Title
John Alexander Graham PapersInclusive 1910-1947Bulk 1915-1947
Quantity
8 Linear Feet
Creator
Graham, John Alexander
Creator
Penick, Mary Monroe
Language
English .

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Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (02/14/08)


Biographical / Historical

Graham was a member of the Washington and Lee University Class of 1914, a professor of Romance Languages at Washington and Lee University from 1919-1947, a composer, and a director a Presbyterian church choir for 25 years.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Sheet music
  • Universities and colleges -- Faculty
  • Washington and Lee University
  • World War (1914-1918)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Allen, Thornton W.
  • Ammerman, Richard C.
  • Bates, Katherine Lee
  • Bell, Mary Lou
  • Boatwright, Helen
  • Brown, Stanley Coleman
  • Busse, Alvin C.
  • Carr, Robert H.
  • Caskie, James R.
  • Casselman, Eugene
  • Castelnau, Edouard de Curieres de
  • Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)
  • Chubb, Thomas Caldecot
  • Clerambault, Louis-Nicolas
  • Corvel, Georges
  • Criminale, Leonard Rex
  • Cushing, Kay
  • Daura, Louise
  • Dennis, Betty
  • Denny, George Hutcheson
  • Desha, Lucius Junius
  • Drake, Winbourne Magruder
  • Egolf, Virginia
  • Farjeon, Eleanor
  • Forrester, Walter, Mrs.
  • Gill, Carl Everett Leonard
  • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau
  • Graham, Edward
  • Graham, John Alexander
  • Graham, Louisa Garnett Eoff
  • Graham, Mary Louisa
  • Graham, Ned, Jr. (Edward L.)
  • Graham, Samuel Mercer
  • Graham, William
  • Graves, Edward S.
  • Harding, Vera
  • Hastings, Walter Scott
  • Jordan, John
  • Karraker, Charles William, Jr.
  • Kerr, Hugh Thomson
  • Lathbury, Mary A. (Mary Artemisia)
  • Lewis, Mildred
  • Leyburn, James Graham
  • Maker, F. C.
  • Mason, Lowell
  • McMurran, Lewis A., Jr.
  • McNeil, Ruth
  • Merriam, Lillie Fuller
  • Moore, Stuart
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Munger, Betty E
  • Munger, Robert Sylvester
  • Nelson, Evelyn
  • Penick, Mary Monroe
  • Perkins, Sally Shepherd
  • Peters, Frances
  • Preston, Margaret Junkin
  • Reed, Andrew
  • Rice, Cale Young
  • Robbins, Clarence A.
  • Rogers, Milton Borbee
  • Shaeffer, Edna T.
  • Sheafe, Mark W.
  • Southwell, Robert, Saint
  • Stewart, Robert
  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron
  • Trulove, James Otis
  • Tucker, Mary
  • Velte, Marjorie
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • Ward, Samuel A.
  • Watts, Isaac
  • Welles, Betty Galt
  • West, Marshall Penick
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf
  • Williamson, Olympia

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • France -- Claye-Souilly
  • France -- Grenoble
  • Germany
  • Germany -- Koblenz
  • Virginia -- Lexington

Container List

Books [0000005035] box: 1 folder: 1
"Descants and Fa-burdens for Familiar Hymns"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1938-1945English.
Books [0000005034] box: 1 folder: 2
"Madrigals, Carols and Folk-Tunes"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
1932English.
Text [0000005036] box: 1 folder: 3
Book for "Oh, Professor!"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1921English.
Scope and Contents

'Oh Professor!' was revised by Graham from an earlier edition of the musical comedy, 'Let's Dance.'

Text [0000005037] box: 1 folder: 4
Programs of John A. Graham's Works
Washington and Lee UniversityHollins CollegeLexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)Ann Smith AcademyVirginia SymphonyGraham, John Alexander
39 Item
1932-1948English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes programs from The Troubadours of Washington and Lee, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and the Virginia State Choral Festival.

Text [0000005038] box: 1 folder: 5
Copy of a Letter Concerning Musical Criticism
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1926-04-16English.
Scope and Contents

The letter is addressed to 'James.'

Text [0000005039] box: 1 folder: 6
"All Glory, Laud, and Honor"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
1939English.
Text [0000005040] box: 1 folder: 7
"A Carol: For Mixed Voices"
Graham, John AlexanderG. Ricordi & Co.
11 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of orignals and of the published work.

Text [0000005041] box: 1 folder: 8
"A Child's Song of Christmas"
Graham, John AlexanderG. Ricordi & Co.
9 Item
1935English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of published copies of the piece as well as original copies made for James G. Leyburn and Mary Monroe Penick. The piece was written for The Children's Choir of The Presbyterian Church of Lexington, Va. It also contains copies for violin, violin II, viola, and cello.

Text [0000005042] box: 1 folder: 8A
"Children's Song of the Nativity"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1930-02English.
Scope and Contents

This song was composed for Eric Rath and the Hollins Choir.

Text [0000005043] box: 1 folder: 9
"A Christmas Folk-Song"
Graham, John AlexanderG. Ricordi & Co.
5 Item
1932-10-21English.
Scope and Contents

The piece was arranged and dedicated to Alfred Finch and the Glee Club of Sweet Briar College. The file consists of two original copies and three printed copies. One of the copies is signed by John A. Graham.

Text [0000005044] box: 1 folder: 10
"Gentle Mary Laid Her Child"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of one original and four copies. The piece was for the choir of the Lexington Presbyterian Church.

Text [0000005045] box: 1 folder: 11
"I Saw Three Ships"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1929-11English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of one copy of the piece. It was arranged for the Madrigal Club of Lexington, Va.

Text [0000005046] box: 1 folder: 12
"Jesus Christ of Bethlehem"
1 Item
1925English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of music written in pencil. The name 'Hugh Thomson Kerr' is written on the front.

Text [0000005047] box: 1 folder: 13
"Lullay, My Liking"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1934-07English.
Text [0000005048] box: 1 folder: 14
"New Prince, New Pomp"
Southwell, Robert, SaintGraham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

Graham dedicated the piece to Miss Edna Schaeffer and the Glee Club of the State Teacher's College, Harrisburg, Va.

Text [0000005049] box: 1 folder: 15
"O Little One Sweet"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005050] box: 1 folder: 16
"Out of the Orient Crystal Skies"
Graham, John AlexanderG. Ricordi & Co.
5 Item
1936-11-06English.
Text [0000005051] box: 1 folder: 17
"Puer Nobis"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This music was arranged for the Washington and Lee Glee Club.

Text [0000005052] box: 1 folder: 10
"Sing We With Mirth"
Graham, John AlexanderSouthwell, Robert, Saint
1 Item
1948English.
Scope and Contents

This piece was dedicated to Miss Edna T. Shaeffer and the Glee Club of Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va.

Text [0000005053] box: 1 folder: 19
"The World's Desire"
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1929-08-02English.
Scope and Contents

This piece was composed for The Madrigal Club of Lexington, Va.

Text [0000005054] box: 1 folder: 20
"Ave Verum"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

The piece was for the choir of Trinity Episcopal Church, Staunton, Va.

Text [0000005059] box: 2 folder: 21
"O Come All Ye Faithful"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005060] box: 2 folder: 22
"Additional Descants"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005071] box: 2 folder: 23
Copy of "Day Is Dying In The West"
Lathbury, Mary A. (Mary Artemisia)
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005072] box: 2 folder: 24
Copy of "When I Survey The Wondrous Cross"
Mason, LowellWatts, Isaac
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005063] box: 2 folder: 25
Copy of "Integer (Continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005064] box: 2 folder: 26
Copy of "Dix (Continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005066] box: 2 folder: 27
Copy of "Lyons (Continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005073] box: 2 folder: 28
Copy of "O Beautiful For Spacious Skies"
Bates, Katherine LeeWard, Samuel A.
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005074] box: 2 folder: 29
Copy of "Holy Ghost, With Light Divine"
Reed, AndrewGottschalk, Louis Moreau
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005069] box: 2 folder: 30
Copy of "In The Cross Of Christ I Glory"
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005070] box: 2 folder: 31
"Dear Lord and Father of Mankind"
Graham, John AlexanderMaker, F. C.Whittier, John Greenleaf
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005075] box: 2 folder: 32
Copy of "Rest (Continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005076] box: 2 folder: 33
Copy of "St Agnes (Continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005077] box: 2 folder: 34
Copy of "O Jesus, Thou Art Standing"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005078] box: 2 folder: 35
"Sanctus"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

Graham arranged the music for the choir of the Lexington Presbyterian Church.

Text [0000005079] box: 2 folder: 36
Copy of "Still, Still With Thee, When Purple Morning Breaketh"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham wrote the descant on the sheet of music.

Text [0000005081] box: 2 folder: 37
"Christ The Lord Is Risen Today"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005082] box: 2 folder: 38
Copy of "Worgan (continued)"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005083] box: 2 folder: 39
"Spirit of God, descended upon my heart"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005084] box: 2 folder: 40
"Our God, Our Help in Ages Past"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1938-10English.
Text [0000005085] box: 2 folder: 41
"Andante Cantabile"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

John A. Graham abridged and arranged the music for a violin duet with piano accompaniment

Text [0000005086] box: 2 folder: 42
"Annie Laurie"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes arrangements for violin I, violin II, viola, and cello.

Text [0000005087] box: 2 folder: 43
"Chanson In Doue"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This piece was arranged by Graham for a cello.

Text [0000005088] box: 2 folder: 44
"Two Piano Pieces: Consecutive Sevenths for a Consistent First, Twelve Harsh Measures Against the Piano"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005089] box: 2 folder: 45
"Dance of the Maidens"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005090] box: 2 folder: 46
"Duet for Two Violins- With Piano Accompaniment"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
1924-02-12English.
Text [0000005091] box: 2 folder: 47
"Espanolada Sketch for a Spanish Ballet for Two Pianos"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005092] box: 2 folder: 48
"From Rockbridge" A Nostalgic Sketch for Orchestra
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005093] box: 2 folder: 49
"Invocation"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1924-04-14English.
Scope and Contents

Graham composed the work for Miss MacDonald, Mr. Leyburn, and two pianos.

Text [0000005094] box: 2 folder: 50
"Madrigal" for a String Quartet
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005095] box: 2 folder: 51
"Melody in D#"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005096] box: 2 folder: 52
"Pavane (pour une belle amitie defunte)"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
1938-10-19English.
Text [0000005097] box: 2 folder: 53
"Petite Serenade for Violin and Piano"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
1927-03-04English.
Text [0000005098] box: 2 folder: 54
"Rockbridge Renniscence"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005099] box: 2 folder: 55
"Saraband: for a recent graduate"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1937-07-09English.
Text [0000005100] box: 3 folder: 56
"Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes the master copy.

Text [0000005101] box: 3 folder: 57
"Sonata for Violin and Piano"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes copies for each violin and piano part. The sonata was written for and dedicated to Francis Rouclebush and James G. Leyburn.

Text [0000005102] box: 3 folder: 58
"Sonata for Violin and Piano"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two notebooks with the music for 'Sonata for Violin and Piano.'

Text [0000005103] box: 3 folder: 59
"Song of the Volga Boatmen" in Sonata Form
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1937-01English.
Text [0000005104] box: 3 folder: 60
"String Quartet"
Graham, John Alexander
9 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file contains the violin I and II, viola, and cello music for Graham's 'String Quartet.'

Text [0000005105] box: 3 folder: 61
"Twelve Harsh Measures Against the Piano: a brief episode in consecutive fifths and tenths"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005106] box: 3 folder: 62
"Valse Ignoble et Sentimentale" - pour deux pianos
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
1924-04-28English.
Scope and Contents

Graham wrote and dedicated the music to Anne MacDonald and James G. Leyburn.

Text [0000005107] box: 3 folder: 63
"Valse Triste"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005108] box: 3 folder: 64
"The Light That Lies in Woman's Eyes"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005109] box: 3 folder: 65
"Moment Sentimental"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

The music was written for Mr. Ammerman.

Text [0000005111] box: 3 folder: 66
"Melody in D#"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005112] box: 3 folder: 67
"Scherzo- American Quartet"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
English.
Text [0000005113] box: 3 folder: 68
Copy of "Miniature Prelude and Chorale"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005116] box: 4 folder: 69
"College Widow"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005115] box: 4 folder: 70
"A Girl and a Moonlight Night"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005117] box: 4 folder: 71
"I Don't Know How To"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005118] box: 4 folder: 72
"I'd Like to Be a Vampire"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005119] box: 4 folder: 73
"May Moon"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005120] box: 4 folder: 74
"Love Cannot Be Hidden"
Washington and Lee UniversityGraham, John Alexander
5 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of sheet music from Washington and Lee's Troubadours' prouduction of 'The Lady in Green.'

Text [0000005121] box: 4 folder: 75
"Life is Like a Butterfly"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005122] box: 4 folder: 76
"Man, Man, Man"
Graham, John Alexander
6 Item
1922English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of sheet music from the musicomedy 'Mlle Gaby' presented by Washington and Lee Troubadours.

Text [0000005124] box: 4 folder: 77
"My True Love"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005125] box: 4 folder: 78
"Rose of Bagdad"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005126] box: 4 folder: 79
"What's in a Name?"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005127] box: 4 folder: 80
"When I Have You and You Have Me"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005128] box: 4 folder: 81
"When You're Away"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005129] box: 4 folder: 82
Verses 1-3 of "Whistle It" from "Oh, Professor!"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1921English.
Text [0000005130] box: 4 folder: 83
"Wonder of Wonders (Let's Dance)"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005131] box: 4 folder: 84
"Gaby"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005132] box: 4 folder: 85
Copy of "Quartet"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005133] box: 4 folder: 86
Untitled
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005134] box: 4 folder: 87
"My Dream of Dreams"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

The work is dedicated to Mr. Clifton Hall.

Text [0000005135] box: 4 folder: 88
"Benediction & Manifold Amen"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005136] box: 4 folder: 89
"Benediction Response"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1944-10English.
Scope and Contents

Dedicated to the Lexington Presbyterian Choir

Text [0000005137] box: 4 folder: 90
"Be with us through the night"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

'Be with us through the night' is an evening anthem or a quartet or chorus of male voices.

Text [0000005138] box: 4 folder: 91
"Chanson of The Bells of Oseney"
Graham, John AlexanderRice, Cale Young
7 Item
1926-05English.
Text [0000005139] box: 4 folder: 92
"Chorale and Response After Prayer"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

Dedeicated to Miss Mary Monroe Penick and the Choir of the Presbyterian Church.

Text [0000005140] box: 4 folder: 93
"Done Foun' My Los' Sheep"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005141] box: 4 folder: 94
"Doxology and Descant"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005142] box: 4 folder: 95
"Easter Processional"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1923English.
Text [0000005143] box: 4 folder: 96
"Eight-Fold Amen"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1938-05English.
Text [0000005144] box: 4 folder: 97
"Hosanna, Loud Hosanna The Little Children Sang"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1942-08English.
Text [0000005145] box: 4 folder: 98
"I Sing The Almighty Power of God"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1940-10-09English.
Text [0000005146] box: 4 folder: 99
"A Litany for Children"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1940-04-30English.
Text [0000005147] box: 4 folder: 100
Correspondence from Graham to Mary Monroe Pennick
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1935-07-19English.
Text [0000005148] box: 4 folder: 101
"Lord, Thy Glory Fills The Heaven"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1941-06English.
Text [0000005149] box: 4 folder: 102
"Nunc Deimittis in A flat"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005150] box: 4 folder: 103
"Offertory Response"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1940-04English.
Text [0000005151] box: 4 folder: 104
Copy of "Response and Benediction: a cappella"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1938-05-06English.
Text [0000005152] box: 4 folder: 105
"Response, Benediction and Fourfold Amen"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

Written for the Choir of the Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Va

Text [0000005153] box: 4 folder: 106
"Savior, breathe an evening blessing."
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

'Savior, breathe an evening blessing' is an evening anthem for soprano voices.

Text [0000005154] box: 4 folder: 107
Untitled
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
English.
Text [0000005155] box: 5 folder: 108
"Fight, Fight Blue and White"
Graham, John AlexanderGill, Carl Everett Leonard
7 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of sheet music to 'Fight, Fight Blue and White' also referred to as 'Hail to Our Alma Mater.' The song was written for Washington and Lee University and dedicated to R.H. Carr, cheer leader.

Text [0000005156] box: 5 folder: 109
"Fight, Fight Blue and White"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of hand-written sheet music for 'Fight, Fight Blue and White.'

Text [0000005158] box: 5 folder: 110
"A Washington and Lee Hymn"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1927-09-03English.
Text [0000005159] box: 5 folder: 111
"A la Claire Fontaine"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005161] box: 5 folder: 112
Copy of "All Through the Night"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005162] box: 5 folder: 113
"The Blue Ridge"
Graham, John Alexander
78 Item
1935-06-29English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of sheet music for 'The Blue Ridge' for male chorus, dedicated to the Glee Club of Washington and Lee.

Text [0000005163] box: 5 folder: 114
"Bridge in the Afternoon"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005164] box: 5 folder: 115
"A Chinese Boat Song"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005165] box: 5 folder: 116
"Dark Wings in the Night"
Graham, John AlexanderChubb, Thomas Caldecot
2 Item
1941-09English.
Text [0000005166] box: 5 folder: 117
"The Dead Men's Song"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
1931-08English.
Scope and Contents

This file was written for male chorus and dedicated to the Glee Club of Washington and Lee University.

Text [0000005167] box: 5 folder: 118
Copy of "A Dirge"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

The song was originally written for C. W. Karraker, Jr.

Text [0000005168] box: 5 folder: 119
"Dream Song"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005169] box: 5 folder: 120
"Eastern Romance"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

Graham arranged this song for a male chorus with tenor and baritone solos or with violin or flute obbligato.

Text [0000005170] box: 5 folder: 121
"Eileen Aroon"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1918-11-18English.
Text [0000005171] box: 5 folder: 122
"A Fancy from Fontenelle"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1933-05English.
Scope and Contents

This is a choral ballad written for a chorus of women's voices with piano forte accompaniment. Graham wrote and dedicated the work to Miss Virginia Egol and the Choral Club of Hollins College.

Text [0000005172] box: 5 folder: 123
"The Henchman"
Graham, John AlexanderWhittier, John Greenleaf
41 Item
1919-03English.
Text [0000005174] box: 5 folder: 124
"Her Garden"
Graham, John AlexanderPerkins, Sally ShepherdPenick, Mary Monroe
3 Item
1934-05English.
Scope and Contents

Mary Monroe Penick wrote on an envelope the story of how Graham wrote the accompanying music to Mrs. Perkin's poems.

Text [0000005175] box: 5 folder: 125
"First Soprano"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005176] box: 5 folder: 126
"I Have a Little Painted Doll"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1927-05-24English.
Text [0000005177] box: 5 folder: 127
"I never knew"
Graham, John Alexander
5 Item
1925-03English.
Scope and Contents

'I never knew' is a solo for mezzo-soprano with pianoforte accompaniment.

Text [0000005178] box: 5 folder: 128
"Second the Notion"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1934English.
Text [0000005179] box: 5 folder: 129
"If in the Night"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005180] box: 5 folder: 130
"Hebrew Lullaby"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

'Hebrew Lullaby' was dedicated to Mrs. Walter Forrester.

Text [0000005181] box: 6 folder: 131
"Jota Aragonesa: The Muleteer"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1925-12English.
Scope and Contents

This has a baritone solo and chrorus for the Washington and Lee Glee Club.

Text [0000005182] box: 6 folder: 132
"The Land of Our Heart's Desire"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005183] box: 6 folder: 133
"Love Lives On"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005184] box: 6 folder: 134
"Love Will Come"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005185] box: 6 folder: 135
Correspondence from Graham to Mary Monroe Penick
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1944-07-26English.
Scope and Contents

Graham sent a card to Mary Monroe with a short song he wrote about how she was missed.

Text [0000005188] box: 6 folder: 136
"The Mother-Heart"
Graham, John AlexanderMerriam, Lillie Fuller
2 Item
1917-12-25English.
Scope and Contents

Graham dedicated this to W. S. Hastings.

Text [0000005189] box: 6 folder: 137
"The Night Will Never Stay"
Graham, John AlexanderFarjeon, Eleanor
2 Item
1937-08-20English.
Scope and Contents

'The Night Will Never Stay' was for Charles William Karraker, Jr.

Text [0000005190] box: 6 folder: 138
"Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal"
Graham, John AlexanderTennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron
45 Item
1935-06-24English.
Text [0000005191] box: 6 folder: 139
"The Only Girl"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005192] box: 6 folder: 140
"Pierrot"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1918English.
Text [0000005193] box: 6 folder: 141
Copy of "The Silver Swan"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005194] box: 6 folder: 142
"Since First I Saw Your Face"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005196] box: 6 folder: 143
"Song from Hypatia"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
1923-09-30English.
Scope and Contents

Graham created this piece for Walter Scott Hastings by request.

Text [0000005197] box: 6 folder: 144
"Song of Exile"
Graham, John Alexander
4 Item
1924-05-14English.
Scope and Contents

The file includes a description of the piece.

Text [0000005198] box: 6 folder: 145
"Tavern Song"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005199] box: 6 folder: 146
Copy of "To the Cuckoo"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This song was arranged for the Madrigal Club of Lexington, Va.

Text [0000005200] box: 6 folder: 147
Copy of "Turn Ye to Me"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005201] box: 6 folder: 148
"The Way of a Maid with a Man"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005202] box: 6 folder: 149
"What Could I Do?: A Bing Crosby Ballad"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
1935-08-28English.
Text [0000005203] box: 6 folder: 150
"When Love is Kind"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005207] box: 6 folder: 151
Copy of "Ye Banks and Braes of Bonnie Doon"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1932-10English.
Text [0000005205] box: 6 folder: 152
"If I Knew"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005206] box: 6 folder: 153
"Life is Love"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005208] box: 6 folder: 154
"Life is Love"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005209] box: 6 folder: 155
"Persian Love"
Graham, John Alexander
3 Item
English.
Text [0000005210] box: 6 folder: 156
"Spring Twilight"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005211] box: 6 folder: 157
"Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005212] box: 6 folder: 158
"You Were Made For Me"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005213] box: 6A folder: 159
"Dear Lord and Father of Mankind"
Graham, John AlexanderMaker, F. C.Whittier, John Greenleaf
1 Item
English.
Books [0000005215] box: 6A folder: 160
"Descants and Fa-Burden: To Make Hymn-Singing More Interesting To All Concerned"
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

One of the copies is signed by James G. Leyburn and has a message from John A. Graham on it.

Text [0000005216] box: 6A folder: 161
"Love Cannot Be Hidden"
Graham, John AlexanderWashington and Lee University
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This song was from 'The Lady in Green' presented by The Troubadours at Washington and Lee University.

Text [0000005217] box: 6A folder: 162
Miscellaneous Sheet Music
Graham, John Alexander
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005218] box: 6A folder: 163
"Our God, Our Help In Ages Past"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
1938-10English.
Text [0000005219] box: 6A folder: 164
"Processional"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005220] box: 7 folder: 1
Cipher Material brought from WWI by Graham
31 Item
1916-1918English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of mostly German cipher material.

Text [0000005221] box: 7 folder: 2
The War Years - Official Papers
62 Item
1914-1919English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of official documents, such as merandums, official business letters, and reciepts, from John Aleander Graham's war years.

Graphic Materials [0000005222] box: 7 folder: 3
War Memorabilia
12 Item
1914-1918English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of programs of Independence Day and Thanksgiving services, a theatre progam, a photograph, and Graham's certificate of identification.

Text [0000005223] box: 7 folder: 4
Letters to John from his Father
36 Item
1916-1918English.
Scope and Contents

Letter to John from his father about news in Lexington.

Text [0000005224] box: 7 folder: 5
Wartime Correspondence to John from his Siblings
Graham, Ned, Jr. (Edward L.)Graham, Samuel MercerGraham, Mary Louisa
28 Item
1916-1919English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of wartime letters from John's three siblings reporting mostly of news at home, school, etc. It also contains a photograph of 'The Lexington Crew.' It appears to be written in Mercer's handwriting.

Text [0000005225] box: 7 folder: 6
Correspondence - Miscellaneous
Graham, Samuel Mercer
42 Item
1911-1919English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of correspondence from family and friends, in particular Mrs. Graham. There are also letters concerning teaching positions and graduate school scholarships.

Text [0000005226] box: 7 folder: 7
"The Mildly Military Memories of a Refugee, Intelligence Officer and Civil Affairs Administrator in World War 1."
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of Graham's war memoirs.

Realia [0000005227] box: 7 folder: 8
Items Relating to William Graham
Denny, George Hutcheson
6 Item
1910English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a newspaper article about a speech given by George Denny in 1910 about William Graham. It also contains a photograph of the bronze plaque at Graham's grave and photogaphs most likely from the moving of his remains to Lexington.

Text [0000005228] box: 7 folder: 9
Biography of Edward Lacy Graham
2 Item
English.
Realia [0000005229] box: 7 folder: 10
School Memorabilia
Washington and Lee University
11 Item
1907-1914English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of Mercer and John's certificates from grade school and of materials from John's time at Washington and Lee. His report cards, football ticket, and matriculation reciept.

Text [0000005230] box: 7 folder: 11
Graham Family Obituaries
1 Item
1912English.
Text [0000005235] box: 7 folder: 12
Newspaper Clippings and Mementos
13 Item
1920-1942English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of newspaper clippings, Graham's Laissez, a correspondence with the editor of Choral Publications, and a photograph of Graham.

Realia [0000005234] box: 7 folder: 13
Miscellaneous
12 Item
1910-1961English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes a music record sent to Robert Stewart, nwespaper clippings, and a bill passed by the United States Senate.

Text [0000005236] box: 8 folder: 1
Meeting Minutes
34 Item
English.
Text [0000005240] box: 8 folder: 2
Poetry
Graham, John Alexander
57 Item
1941English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of poetry written by John Alexander Graham. The title of the collection of poems is 'Sadistic Songs for Arrant Egoists.'

Text [0000005241] box: 8 folder: 3
"Sadistic Songs for Arrant Egotists"
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Books [0000005239] box: 8 folder: 4
Unidentified Book of Poetry
English.
Books [0000005242] box: 8 folder: 5
Record Collection Index
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a record collection index. It is inscribed 'James Otis Trulove, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.'

Graphic Materials [0000005243] box: 8 folder: 6
Plan for Graham Family House on Lee Avenue
1 Item
English.
Text [0000005244] box: 8 folder: 7
Programs of Events Which Graham Was Invovled
Graham, John Alexander
11 Item
1922-1958English.
Scope and Contents

Programs from 'Clan Graham,' 'An Evening of Musical Compositions by John Graham,' and 'A Program of Music by John A. Graham.'

Books [0000005245] box: 8 folder: 8
Washington and Lee Songs
Graham, John AlexanderRobbins, Clarence A.Allen, Thornton W.Sheafe, Mark W.
15 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes sheet music for 'Fight, Fight Blue and White' and 'Washington and Lee Swing.'

Text [0000005246] box: 8 folder: 9
Letters from Graham to Mary Monroe Penick
Graham, John Alexander
7 Item
1933-1944English.
Text [0000005247] box: 8 folder: 10
Letters from William Karraker to Mary Monroe Penick
Karraker, Charles William, Jr.
2 Item
1947-04-25-1947-04-26English.
Scope and Contents

One of the letters to Mary Monroe asks about John. William writes the next day after hearing of John's death. He proposes doing something to spread John's music.

Text [0000005248] box: 8 folder: 11
Letter from John to James
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a letter written by Graham to 'James,' most likely James G. Leyburn.

Text [0000005249] box: 8 folder: 12
Commemorative Plate Designs
Graham, John Alexander
22 Item
1931English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of designs information about commemorative plates for Washington and Lee University.

Text [0000005266] box: 8 folder: 13
Letters to Mary Monroe Penick about a Festival of Music in Memory of John Graham and a Requiem at Lee Chapel
Lewis, MildredDaura, LouiseVelte, MarjorieMunger, Betty EMunger, Robert SylvesterHarding, VeraWilliamson, OlympiaDrake, Winbourne MagruderBoatwright, HelenBell, Mary LouRogers, Milton BorbeeWelles, Betty GaltBrown, Stanley ColemanPeters, Frances
77 Item
1948-01-1948-09English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of letters written to Mary Monroe Penick about the music festival in memory of John Alexander Graham. Also included are newspaper articles about the event and programs.

Text [0000005267] box: 9 folder: 1
Letters to Mary Monroe Penick about a Festival of Music in Memory of John Graham and a Requiem at Lee Chapel, cont.
Boatwright, HelenCriminale, Leonard RexLewis, MildredKarraker, Charles William, Jr.McMurran, Lewis A., Jr.McNeil, RuthGraves, Edward S.Moore, StuartRogers, Milton BorbeeDennis, BettyShaeffer, Edna T.Caskie, James R.Desha, Lucius Junius Cushing, KayCasselman, Eugene
64 Item
1948-01-1948-04English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of correspondence between various people and Mary Monroe Penick regarding preparations for the music festival in memory of John Alexander Graham.

Text [0000005269] box: 9 folder: 2
Graham Music Festival
Penick, Mary MonroeMoore, Stuart
102 Item
1948-03-1948-05English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes correspondence written by Mary Monroe Pennick about the details of the music festival in memory of John Graham. It also includes biographies of the musicians who participated in the event, an invitation list, and other information that was used in the planning of the event.

Text [0000005270] box: 9 folder: 3
Glee Club Programs
Washington and Lee UniversityGraham, John AlexanderSweet Briar CollegeHollins College
63 Item
1930-1936English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of Washington and Lee Glee Club programs. Many of the Glee Club's concerts were join concerts with Hollins College or Sweet Briar College.

Text [0000005275] box: 9 folder: 4
Programs
Emory UniversityHollins CollegeMary Baldwin CollegeSweet Briar CollegeWestminster ChoirUniversity of VirginiaIowa State University
56 Item
1928-1936English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of glee club programs from universities other than Washington and Lee. Included are programas from the Intercollegiate Glee Club Contest, Emory University, Sweet Briar, Hollins College, Westminster Choir, University of Virginia, and Iowa State University.

Text [0000005276] box: 9 folder: 5
Opera Programs
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.)
4 Item
1912-1930English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of opera programs. One of the programs is from the Chicago Civic Opera Company Grand Opera Season 1929-1930. The other three are from the Metropolitan Opera House Philedelphia, seasons 1912-1913, 1913-1914, and 1915-1916.

Text [0000005277] box: 9 folder: 6
Choral Contests and Miscellany
Busse, Alvin C.Graham, John Alexander
9 Item
1932-1933English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a copy of The Music Club Magazine, part of The Virginia Musician, South Atlantic Intercollegiate Glee Club Association Bulletin #10, September 29, 1932, Intercollegiate Musical Council Bulletin, October 1932, and correspondence between Alvin C. Busse and Graham about reprinting rights of the Alma Mater or New York University.

Text [0000005278] box: 10 folder: 1
"Princess Ida" Sheet Music
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005279] box: 10 folder: 2
G. Schirmer's Octavo Choruses for Women's Voices
2 Item
1910English.
Text [0000005280] box: 10 folder: 3
Vocal Music for Men
43 Item
1888-1910English.
Text [0000005281] box: 10 folder: 4
Vocal Music for Men
46 Item
1895-1916English.
Text [0000005282] box: 10 folder: 5
Vocal Music for Mixed Chorus
46 Item
1865-1916English.
Text [0000005283] box: 11 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
16 Item
1878-1899English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of vocal and piano music that belonged to Graham.

Text [0000005284] box: 11 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham and The Etude
12 Item
1888-1925English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two issues of The Etude and music belonging to Graham.

Text [0000005285] box: 11 folder: 3
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham and The Etude
11 Item
1900-1934English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of three issues of The Etude, a music magazine, and miscellaneous music.

Text [0000005286] box: 12 folder: 1
Mozart Piano Series and Louis-Nicolas Clerambault Music
Mozart, Wolfgang AmadeusClerambault, Louis-Nicolas
2 Item
English.
Text [0000005287] box: 12 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
New York Times Company
23 Item
1860-1956English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of miscellaneous music belonging to Graham and The New York Times Book Review, February 26, 1956.

Text [0000005288] box: 12 folder: 3
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
31 Item
1875-1884English.
Text [0000005289] box: 13 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
35 Item
1879-1884English.
Text [0000005290] box: 13 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
24 Item
1879-1883English.
Text [0000005291] box: 13 folder: 3
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
33 Item
English.
Text [0000005292] box: 14 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
23 Item
1878-1883English.
Text [0000005293] box: 14 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
39 Item
English.
Text [0000005294] box: 14 folder: 3
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
37 Item
English.
Text [0000005295] box: 15 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
30 Item
1877-1884English.
Text [0000005296] box: 15 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
33 Item
1875-1884English.
Text [0000005297] box: 16 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
37 Item
1874-1884English.
Text [0000005299] box: 16 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
45 Item
1875-1883English.
Text [0000005300] box: 17 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
28 Item
1881English.
Text [0000005301] box: 17 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
34 Item
1878-1885English.
Text [0000005302] box: 18 folder: 1
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
39 Item
1879-1884English.
Text [0000005303] box: 18 folder: 2
Miscellaneous Music Belonging to Graham
34 Item
1878-1884English.
Books [0000005304] box: 19 folder: 1
Opera Librettos- Aida
Graham, John AlexanderVerdi, Giuseppe
1 Item
1871English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of the libretto, or opera text, of the opera Aida that was written by request of the Viceroy of Egypt in 1871.

Books [0000005305] box: 19 folder: 2
Opera Contexts
Graham, John Alexander
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of the contexts of several operas. Included is an index of the operas mentioned.

Graphic Materials [0000005307] box: 19 folder: 3
Georges Gorvel Prints
Corvel, Georges
2 Item
1926English.
Scope and Contents

This file includes 'No. 3 - Rue de Buci (en face la rue de l'Abbaye),' 1926, and 'No. 7 - Rue d'Odessa (Sortie du cinéma, 1916),' 1926. They are both mezzotint and aquatint with hand coloring.

Text [0000005617] box: 20
Card File Indexes
2 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two card file indexes of John Alexander Graham's compositions. One of the files is organized alphabetically and the other is by subject.