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Miriam Andrews, Gorham Normal School, Music Education, Music Teacher, College Music, Interview, Teacher, Maine, Gorham



Miriam Andrews was a Gorham Normal School music teacher from 1922 to 1960. She had attended the New England Conservatory of Music and Julliard School of Music in New York. She continued her education at Columbia University’s Teachers College where she received her Bachelors and Masters degrees. During her teaching tenure at Gorham Normal School, she directed plays, organized concerts and operettas, and in 1925 compiled a music book for the school called Songs of Gorham Normal School. The Papers consist of an audiocassette recording and transcript of a 1974 interview with her, an undated photograph, and a copy of the 1928 revision of her song book.

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0.25 ft.



This collection was formed around an interview of Miriam E. Andrews carried out by Marge Duvall, then University Archivist, in July 1974. The photograph and book were probably added by the Archivist from the department’s holdings.

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The Miriam Andrews Papers are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or her legal heirs and assigns.

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