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Charles A. Fullerton Papers

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Title: Charles A. Fullerton Papers, 1900-1956

 

Archives Record Series: 14/05/10

 

Creator: Charles A. Fullerton

 

Date: 1900-1956

 

Extent: 2.38 linear feet, 4 boxes

 

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

 

Language: This material is entirely in English.

 

Access and Use: There are no restrictions on the use of this material. Some material is recorded on obsolete technology (phonograph disks). This material has not been ditgitized.

 

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item] in the Charles A. Fullerton Papers, 1900-1956, Archives Record Series 14/05/10, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

 

Scope and content:

 

This small collection includes biographical information about Professor Fullerton, a selection of his music education textbooks, administrative correspondence, and printed material about Professor Fullerton's method of teaching music to rural schoolchildren. The collection also includes several phonographic albums incorporating his teaching method. These albums were compiled under the musical direction of Irving Wolfe, former member of the Iowa State Teachers College faculty, and Margaret Fullerton, also a member of the Iowa State Teachers College faculty and a daughter of Charles Fullerton. The collection has been put together over the years in small increments.

 

Historical note:

 

Professor Charles Alexander Fullerton was a member of the faculty of the University of Northern Iowa from 1897 through 1934.  He then continued teaching as an emeritus faculty member until his death in 1945.  He had a national reputation in the area of music education with special recognition for his work with rural schoolchildren.

Fullerton Portrait

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Charles Fullerton

Inventory:

Box 1

Folder 1: Early abridged edition of Choice Songs and Practical Instruction in Public School Music, June 27, 1900

Folder 2: Choice Songs and Practical Instruction in Public School Music, C. A. Fullerton Co., Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1900 (3 copies)

Folder 3: Choice Songs and Practical Instruction in Public School Music, Fullerton & Gray, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1900

Folder 4: The New Song Book and Music Reader, Fullerton & Gray, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1910

Folder 5: The New Song Book and Music Reader, abridged edition, Fullerton & Gray, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1920 (2 copies)

Folder 6: A One Book Course in Elementary Music and Selected Songs for Schools, revised and enlarged, Wallace Publishing Company, Des Moines, 1931

Folder 7: A One Book Course in Elementary Music and Selected Songs for Schools, Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, 1933

Folder 8: A One Book Course in Elementary Music and Selected Songs for Schools, revised and enlarged, Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, 1933

Folder 9: New Elementary Music: A One Book Course by Charles Fullerton, Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, 1936 (2 copies)

Folder 10: Together we sing, based on the original work of Charles A. Fullerton, by Irving Wolfe and Margaret Fullerton, Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, 1950

Folder 11: Glee Club Songs, compiled by C. A. Fullerton, Fullerton & Gray, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1906.

Box 2

Folder 1: Biographical information including obituaries, tributes, and news clippings about Professor Fullerton and his teaching method

Folder 2: Essays and publications by and about Professor Fullerton and his teaching method

Folder 3: Correspondence relating to the administration of the Iowa State Teachers College Department of Music, 1929-1936

Box 3

Folder 1: Scrapbook pages relating to the rural school chorus

Folder 2: Photographs of Professor Fullerton

Box 4

Folder 1: Together we sing, cover for album 1 and four accompanying plastic phonographic disks (101-104); Irving Wolfe and Margaret Fullerton, Follett Publishing Company

Folder 2: Together we sing, cover for album 3, but disks are NOT for this album; Irving Wolfe and Margaret Fullerton, Follett Publishing Company

Folder 3: Together we sing, cover for album 13 and four accompanying phonographic disks (1301A-1304A); Irving Wolfe and Margaret Fullerton, Follett Publishing Company

 


Collection initially arranged by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, late 1970s; re-processed by Gerald L. Peterson, January 2010; updated April 12, 2011 (GP); updated September 24, 2015 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.


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