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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1652

George Benson Weston autograph collection

Autograph collection containing papers of various European musicians, poets and aristocrats.

Dates

  • 1683-1879

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

This autograph collection focuses on European music in the 18th and 19th centuries. It contains letters by various composers, pianists, singers, poets, and European aristocrats; musical scores; and an engraved portrait.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

61M-152. Bequeathed in memory of Meriel Dimmick Weston by George Benson Weston; received: 1957.
Title
Weston, George Benson, collector. George Benson Weston autograph collection, 1683-1879: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01008

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:
Harvard Yard
Harvard University
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
(617) 495-2440