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MS Mus 120-120.6

Grant, John, Pipe-major. John Grant collection of bagpipe music, 1908-1947: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Mus 120-120.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Grant, John, Pipe-major.
Title: John Grant collection of bagpipe music,
Date(s): 1908-1947 (inclusive).
Quantity: 1 collection (4 linear feet (13 volumes and 3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscripts on the history of bagpipe music by Scottish musician and music historian John Grant.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-47. Purchased with the Robinson fund from Frank Hammond, 63, Birmingham Road, Sutton, Coldfiel Warwickshire, England; received: 1965 August 16.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Grant Collection of Bagpipe Music, 1908-1947 (MS Mus 120-120.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Grant, a Scot, wrote histories of bagpipe music and compositions for the highland bagpipe.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Contains bound volumes of Grant's original manuscripts for history of bagpipe music, with text, photographs, and colored illustrations. Also, manuscripts of his music for the highland bagpipe and instructions for playing the instrument.

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