Miscellaneous musical scores and composers' papers
Music scores, musical fragments, and letters and other papers of various composers.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Musical scores and fragments of works by various composers, including Johann Christoph Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Edward Burlingame Hill, Johann Ludwig Krebs, Antonio Lotti, Roger Sessions, and Richard Wagner, with letters and papers of other composers.
Arranged alphabetically by composer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various sources at various times.
- Miscellaneous musical scores and composers' papers, 1676-1942: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Language of description
- EAD ID
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