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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2015T-186

Raymond S. Wilkins collection of international sheet music

General Note

Comprises popular and classical selections.

Sheet music published abroad, chiefly in Paris, also London, Bucharest, Budapest, Brussels, Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Leipzig, Vienna, Naples, Madrid, Havana, Casablanca, Rio de Janeiro, and Constantinople; chiefly for voice and piano, some for piano solo.

Dates

  • 1850-1950

Language of Materials

Includes French, German, Italian, Spanish and English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

.3 linear feet (1 box)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Chiefly from the gift of Raymond S. Wilkins.
Ownership and Custodial History Separate sheet music series found at the back of P-2; Wilkins gift of "foreign" comprised 160 scores.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Wilkins, Raymond S., 1891-1971. Raymond S. Wilkins collection of international sheet music, 1850-1950 (2015T-186): 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
hou04926

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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