The Ballad of Otto Mears, 1980
- Schneider, James G. (Person)
From the File: 2 Linear Feet : In flat box (25 x 21 x 2 inches) and legal document box.
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of the sheet music "The Ballad of Otto Mears: Pathfinder of the San Juan Mountains" by James G. Schneider, a supplement to the ballad and a letter from James Schneider to Belle Marcus that accompanied the ballad and supplement upon sending. The "Ballad" is a limited edition with a run of 900 copies; this is copy No. 585. The back cover of the sheet music gives some biographical information on Mears and explains the inspiration for the cover art.