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MS Am 1652

Weston, George Benson, collector. George Benson Weston autograph collection, 1683-1879: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1652
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Weston, George Benson, collector.
Title: George Benson Weston autograph collection,
Date(s): 1683-1879.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Autograph collection containing papers of various European musicians, poets and aristocrats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-152. Bequeathed in memory of Meriel Dimmick Weston by George Benson Weston; received: 1957.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Benson Weston Autograph Collection, 1683-1879 (MS Am 1652). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author

Scope and Contents

This autograph collection focuses on European music in the 18th and 19th centuries. It contains letters by various composers, pianists, singers, poets, and European aristocrats; musical scores; and an engraved portrait.

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