John Heney Papers
Scope and Content
Correspondence, band programs, and articles created or collected by John Heney between 1927 and 1969. The majority of the files pertain to DeLand High School Band.
- Heney, John, 1902-1975. (Person)
The collection is open for research.
Literary rights remain with Mrs. John J. Heney.
Bandmaster and musician. Born in 1902 and graduated from Stetson University, he served as Bandmaster in the DeLand Public Schools for over thirty years. He was the last remaining head of the drum section of the famous Sousa Band. Before joining the Sousa Band he played with other bands and the Royal Scotch Highlanders. He retired as bandmaster in 1967 and died in 1975.
4 Linear feet (10 boxes)
Language of Materials
Correspondence regarding band music in Florida by band director/drummer John Heney.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
- A Guide to the John Heney Papers
- Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
- March 2005
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
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- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
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