Sheet music featuring contemporary personalities
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent.5 linear feet (2 portfolio boxes)
Notable persons associated with this collection are: Mary Anderson, Lucienne Boyer, Charlie Chaplin, Maurice Chevalier, Annie Clarke, Jimmy Durante, Deanna Durbin, Rosy Dolly, Jenny Dolly, Fanny Elssler, Carlotta Grisi, Rita Hayworth, Ellaline Hicks, Hildegarde, Henry Brodribb Irving, Lillie Langtry, Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Antoinette Sterling MacKinlay, Ilma de Murska, Christine Nilsson, Euphrosyne Parepa-Rosa, Mary Pickford, the Rousset family, Lillian Russell, William Shakespeare, Henriette Sontag, the Vokes family, among many others.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).
- Sheet music featuring contemporary personalities, 1852-1956: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Description rules
- EAD ID
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