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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 183

Papers of Florence Heath Burtt, 1899-1903


Scrapbook and musical scores of Florence Heath Burtt, member of the Radcliffe College Class of 1903.


  • Creation: 1899-1903

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence Heath Burtt as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1.38 linear feet (1 file box, 1 folio box)

Collection includes orchestral and vocal parts and program for Radcliffe College operetta, "An Island Idyl" (1902), music by Florence Heath Burtt and book by Grace Hollingsworth Tucker. Also included is a scrapbook from Burtt's years at Radcliffe, with photographs; clippings; invitations; programs from music and theatrical events; class schedules; correspondence, some of it relating to the operetta; musical scores; and drawings of Radcliffe students and surroundings.


Florence Heath Burtt, Radcliffe Class of 1903, musician, wrote the music for the operetta, "An Island Idyl" (1902). She was also active in the Radcliffe Glee Club.

Processing Information

Processed: June 2016

By: Paula Aloisio

Burtt, Florence Heath. Papers of Florence Heath Burtt, 1899-1903: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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