Finding aid for the Hyman Gurland Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Gurland, Hyman Family
Title: Hyman Gurland Family Papers
Dates: 1914-1973
Extent: 1.00 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Hyman Gurland was a Russian-born Jew who emigrated to the United States in 1906 and settled in Cleveland, Ohio. A building contractor by trade, Gurland was also a talented musician who performed with the Cleveland Jewish Band from 1914 to 1918. He married Blanche Kaplan, and had three daughters, Gladys, Rita, and Norma. Gladys Gurland was a composer who actively tried to publish her work and succeeded in copyrighting several of her songs. The collection consists of a certificate, newspaper clippings, a notebook, correspondence, a scrapbook, and original scores of songs composed by Gladys Gurland.
MS Number MS 5021
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English