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COLLECTION Identifier: Ms. Coll. 111

Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox, Jr., concert programs and other materials from a European trip, 1931.

Overview

Concert programs, clippings, postcards, and other ephemera from Bayreuth, Salzburg, Munich, and London collected on a 1931 trip by Walter S. Fox, Jr. and his wife, patrons of the arts in Boston MA.

Dates

  • 1931

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Extent

1 collection (1 file box)

Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox Jr. of Hingham MA were patrons of the arts in Boston. They traveled to Europe in 1931 where they visited Bayreuth, Salzburg, Munich, and London and attended numerous operatic and other musical performances. The collection contains programs, clippings, and other memorabilia from their trip and provides a window onto musical life in pre-World War II Europe.

Physical Location

Merritt Room

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift to the Music Library of unknown origin.

Processed by:

Sarah Adams

Title
Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Fox, Jr., concert programs and other materials from a European trip, 1931.
Author
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
mus00012

Repository Details

Part of the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library Repository

The Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library is the primary repository of musical materials at Harvard. The Music Library’s collecting mission is to serve music teaching and research programs in the Music Department and throughout the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. In addition, it supports the musical needs of the broader Harvard community as well as an international scholarly constituency. We collect books, musical scores, serial titles, sound recordings and video formats, microforms, and rare and archival materials that support research in a wide variety of musical disciplines including historical musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology, composition, and historically informed performance practice, as well as interdisciplinary areas related to music. The special collections include archival collections from the 19th, 20th and 21st century.

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