C. Edward Spann

Collection Size: 
250
Address: 
1551 Cedar Hill Place, Duncanville, TX, 75137
Languages: 
Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese
Denomination/Religion: 
Baptist
State/Province: 
Texas
Email/Contact Person: 
cedwardspann@aol.com

A variety of denominations are represented as well as nondenominational hymnals. The collection also includes all standard hymnology books, including most of Erik Routley’s writings. Also an extensive section on hymn story books and general books on church music, both standard and unique. Old hymnals are not in good shape but do include Sankey’s Sacred Songs and Solos. Includes more than fifty shape-note songbooks, and all “Singspiration” series. Includes replica copies of the following hymnals books: The Bay Psalm Book of 1640; The Charleston Collection of 1737; The Olney Hymns of 1779. Numerous "fa-sol-la" shape note collections including The Sacred Harp of 1844, The Missouri Harmony of 1820, & The Southern Harmony of 1835 . 250 Stamps-Baxter style shape note song books Almost complete holdings of hymnals used by Baptists from 1883 to 2010.