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MS Eng 1231

Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. Gilbert, 1854-1900: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 1231
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900.
Title: Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. Gilbert,
Date(s): 1854-1900.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from English composer Sir Arthur Sullivan to English dramatist W.S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-119. Purchased with the S.A.E. Morse fund from Mr. Desmond Flower Cassell, 35 Red Lion Square London, W.1, England; received: 1965 January 4.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Arthur Sullivan Correspondence with W. S. Gilbert, 1854-1900 (MS Eng 1231). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Gilbert and Sullivan concerns music compositions and stage productions on which they collaborated. Also includes two letters from from Sullivan to Mary Clementina (Coghlan) Sullivan about daily events.

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