Melburn and Lida Odom Collection of Gospel and Shape Note Singing Books
Dr. William Steve Lang and his wife, Deborah (Odom) Lang, Furman alumni
1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Julia A. Cowart created the finding aid in 2020.
Gospel and Shape Note Singing Books, 83 pieces
Melburn Smith (1915-1965) and Lila (Grubbs) Odom (1923-2003) were lifelong residents of Taylors, SC. They directed and performed as singers, choir directors, and organists in the Greenville area from the 1940's until their deaths.