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MS Mus 108

Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937, collector. Richard Aldrich collection of musical autographs, 1815-1892: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Mus 108
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937, collector.
Title: Richard Aldrich collection of musical autographs,
Date(s): 1815-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Includes material in German, French, and Italian.
Abstract: Scores, letters and other items by various composers collected by Richard Aldrich.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

58M-89. Transferred from the Harvard University Music Department Library; received: 1958 December.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Conditions Governing Use:

Images linked to the finding aid describing this collection are intended for public access and educational use. This material is owned and/or held by the Houghton Library, and is provided solely for the purpose of teaching or individual research. Any other use, including commercial reuse, mounting on other systems, or other forms of redistribution requires the permission of the curator.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Aldrich Collection of Musical Autographs, 1815-1892 (MS Mus 108). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Contains scores written by composers such as Debussy, Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Wagner; and letters and other single items by Brahms, Beethoven, Verdi, and a letter from Chopin to Adolf Gutmann. Also, letters, 1868-1892, of Robert Franz.

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