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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2015T-188

Evert Jansen Wendell collection of sheet music with lyrics by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Summary

American sheet music, scant few published in London; chiefly for voice and piano, some for piano solo, with lyrics by English poet Felicia Dorothea Hemans.

Dates

  • 1800-1950

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.
This collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.

Extent

.3 linear feet. (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Felicia Dorothea (Browne) Hemans (25 September 1793 – 16 May 1835) was an English poet, known also as Mrs. Hemans.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Chiefly from the bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell.
Ownership and Custodial History Separate sheet music series found at the back of P-2; noted on box as HCL Hemans dups.

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Evert Jansen Wendell collection of sheet music with lyrics by Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans (2015T-188): 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
hou04928

Repository Details

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