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COLLECTION Identifier: 2015T-52

Evert Jansen Wendell and Raymond S. Wilkins collection of American sheet music by title

Summary

Sheet music published in America, chiefly from (but not limited to) the Raymond S. Wilkins and Evert Jansen Wendell collections; for voice and piano, some for piano solo.

Dates

  • 1750-1950

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

67 linear feet. (162 boxes)

Arrangement

Unprocessed: loosely arranged alphabetically by first letter; show tunes are under first letter of the song's title, not the show.

Ownership and Custodial History

Includes music from the bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell, and gift of Raymond S. Wilkins.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917. Evert Jansen Wendell and Raymond S. Wilkins collection of American sheet music by title, 1750-1950 (2015T-52): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 November 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04923

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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