Henry K. Beard Papers
Scope and Contents
The Henry K. Beard Papers contain material related to Beard’s work as an organ designer. The ntire collection consists of almost entirely of organ plans and architectural blueprints, although there are some photos and a brochure about the M.P. Möller Company. Beard designed organs for many notable places including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, West Point Cadet Chapel, and the Moody Bible Institute. Most of his work was done in midwest states like Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa. The majority of blueprint plans are from M. P. Möller.
- Majority of material found within 1940 - 1989
- Beard, Henry K., 1913-1989 (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley assumes no responsibility.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Betty (Nosler) Murray. The Henry K. Beard Papers were acquired with the Murray Collection. Henry was married to Maud (Nosler) Beard, Betty's sister.
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