Evert Jansen Wendell and Raymond S. Wilkins collection of American sheet music by title
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.
Language of Materials
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research.
Extent67 linear feet. (162 boxes)
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.
Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
- Caricatures and cartoons.
- Children -- Songs and music.
- Courtship -- Songs and music.
- Death -- Songs and music.
- Farewells -- Songs and music.
- Homesickness -- Songs and music.
- Ireland -- Songs and music.
- Loneliness -- Songs and music.
- Love songs.
- Melancholy -- Songs and music.
- Minstrel music.
- Mothers -- Songs and music.
- Musical films -- Excerpts.
- Musicals -- Excerpts.
- Nostalgia -- Songs and music.
- Novelty dances.
- Novelty songs
- Operas -- Excerpts.
- Orientalism -- Songs and music.
- Patriotism -- Songs and music.
- Popular music -- United States.
- Popular music.
- Sailors -- Songs and music.
- Soldiers -- Songs and music.
- Songs, Irish -- United States.
- Southern States -- Songs and music.
- Ukulele music.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music.
- Vocal scores.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Songs and music.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music.
- Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917. Evert Jansen Wendell and Raymond S. Wilkins collection of American sheet music by title, 1750-1950 (2015T-52): Guide
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 November 16
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