Archives Collection

CARPER’S LIGHTENING GUITAR METHOD                                                  93-001



Physical Description:

      2 leaves






      These sheets were found in the vertical file in May 1994; the original source is unknown.


Scope and Content:

      These two sheets, titled “Carper’s Lightening Guitar Method” by the creator, consist of a holograph chart showing the complete scale for the finger board of the guitar and a holograph chart showing notes on a scale linked to the finger positions on a guitar fret board and instructions for using the two charts.

      A note at the bottom of the second chart indicates that the materials were copyrighted in 1897 by S.M. Carper



      These sheets are filed by accession number with other manuscript music.