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LeRoy I. Wetzel (1886-1956) Papers

Identifier: 55/48

Scope and Contents

The papers of LeRoy Wetzel include a number of Wetzel’s original musical compositions and arrangements. Supplementing the musical scores are several copies of Daily Northwestern articles mentioning Wetzel.


  • 1928-1939
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2014


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


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Language of Materials



Choral conductor, organist and composer LeRoy Wetzel was the director of music at the First Methodist Church of Evanston, Illinois and the People’s church of Chicago, among other venues. His papers consist mainly of Wetzel’s original musical compositions and arrangements.


The papers of LeRoy Wetzel are organized into: newspaper articles; and scores (in alphabetical order by title).

Source of Acquisition

Dorothy Kreft donated the LeRoy I. Wetzel Papers to the Northwestern University Archives (Accession No. 12-248).

Guide to the LeRoy I. Wetzel (1886-1956) Papers
Rachel Riemenschneider
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US