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COLLECTION Identifier: 2007-M91

Papers of Suzanne Cleverdon, 1959-2009


Papers of organist, pianist, and harpsichordist, Suzanne Cleverdon.


  • 1959-2009

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. During the donor's lifetime, the written permission of the donor is required.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Suzanne Cleverdon is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. During the donor's lifetime, the written permission of the donor is required for photocopying.


5.63 linear feet (5 cartons, 1+1/2 file boxes)

Collection consists mostly of diaries, 1959-2007. Also included are photographs, information on her family history, a sketchbook, etc.


Organist, pianist, and harpsichordist, Suzanne Cleverdon was born in 1947 and grew up in Coventry, Connecticut. She attended New England Conservatory of Music (B.M. and M.M.), and performed regularly throughout the New England area, including with the New Hampshire Symphony, Emmanuel Music and the Cecilia Society (both in Boston), and Marlboro Music (in Vermont). She also was an instructor at Wellesley College and organist at Emmanuel Church in Boston.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2007-M91

The papers of Suzanne Cleverdon were given to the Schlesinger Library by Suzanne Cleverdon in May 2007.

Processing Information

Container list: May 2007

By: Anne Engelhart

Cleverdon, Suzanne. Papers of Suzanne Cleverdon, 1959-2009: A Container List
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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