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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Russ 20

Bayard L. Kilgour collection of musical scores

Overview

Collection of Russian musical scores assembled by Bayard L. Kilgour.

Dates

  • 1873-1912 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in Russian.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains autograph manuscript scores and autograph letters of Russian composers Aleksandr Porfir'evich Borodin, Aleksandr Sergeevich Dargomyzhski, Aleksandr Konstantinovich Glazunov, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, Igor Stravinsky, and Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, among others. Also includes a portrait photograph of Dargomyzhski.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by composer.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*55M-260. Deposit, then gift of Bayard L. Kilgour, Esq., 225 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati 2, Ohio; received: June 1956; gift, 16 November 1956.
Title
Kilgour, Bayard L., 1904-1984, collector. Bayard L. Kilgour collection of musical scores: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00572

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.

Contact:
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