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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Mus 108

Richard Aldrich collection of musical autographs,

Scores, letters and other items by various composers collected by Richard Aldrich.

Dates

  • 1815-1892.

Language of Materials

Includes material in German, French, and Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.))

Contains scores written by composers such as Debussy, Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Wagner; and letters and other single items by Brahms, Beethoven, Verdi, and a letter from Chopin to Adolf Gutmann. Also, letters, 1868-1892, of Robert Franz.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-89. Transferred from the Harvard University Music Department Library; received: 1958 December.
Title
Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937, collector. Richard Aldrich collection of musical autographs, 1815-1892: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01194

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.

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