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Smith, Margaret "Gowan" F. Merson (-1995)



  • Existence: d. 1995

Margaret F. Merson was born in Scotland. She was nicknamed Gowan, which is the name of a wild daisy. In the late 1950s, she married Bill Smith. Bill and Gowan Smith were collectors of Scottish music. They made and exchanged tapes with friends. Bill played and made fiddles. Gowan played organ and piano. Gowan died in 1995.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William L. and Gowan Merson Smith Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 639
Arrangement The collection is arranged into six series. Series 1, William Gowen Smith, 1957-1976 and undated, tapes 1-9; Series 2, Performances, 1962-1976 and undated, tapes 10-58; Series 3 Compliations, 1960-1975 and undated, tapes 59-76; Series 4, Commercial, 1965-1975, tapes 77-83 and Series 5, Printed Documentation. Series 6 contains reproductions made by archives staff for preservation.
Dates: 1957-1976 and undated