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MS Mus 230

Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: b, f
Call No.: MS Mus 230
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Moldenhauer, Hans,
Title: The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions,
Date(s): 1880-1985.
Quantity: 1 collection (65 linear feet (156 boxes, 13 volumes)
Abstract: A portion of an archive of twentieth-century American music, collected by the German-American musicologist, Hans Moldenhauer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

86M-105, 86M-105a, 87M-114, 87M-116, 88M-77-88M-80, 89M-65, 91M-77, and 2000M-28.
In part given by and purchased from Hans Moldenhauer, with funds raised by the Committee for Music Collections at the Houghton Library; received: 1986 Aug. 28 - 2000.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Barbara M. Wolff

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
A portion of 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.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript Music Compositions, 1880-1985 (MS Mus 230). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

There are also Moldenhauer Archives at Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich; Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Moldenhauer Archives, Spokane, Wash.; Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.; Paul Sacher Stiftung, Basel; Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.; Whitworth College, Spokane, Wash.; Wiener Stadt- u. Landesbibliothek, Vienna; and Zentralbibliothek Zürich.

Separated Materials

For additional Houghton Library Hans Moldenhauer Archives collections, see Manuscript Music Compositions (bMS Mus 230), Printed Music Compositions (bMS Mus 230.1), and Correspondence, Literary Manuscripts, and Other Material (bMS Mus 261).

Biographical / Historical

Hans Moldenhauer (1906-1987) was a German-American musicologist and music collector. He gathered primary source materials relating to music, which became known as the "Moldenhauer Archives."

Bibliography

Summaries of holdings appear in: J. Newsom and A. Mann, eds., Music history from primary sources. A guide to the Moldenhauer Archives (Washington, D.C., 2000), p. 483ff.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

This part of the Moldenhauer Archives contains manuscript scores of 234 20th-century composers of North and Latin America, including immigrant composers.

General

A portion of this collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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