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MS Mus 58-58.8

Converse, F. S. (Frederick Shepherd),1871-1940. F. S. Converse scores, 1897-1936: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, f, pf
Call No.: MS Mus 58-58.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Converse, F. S. (Frederick Shepherd),1871-1940.
Title: F. S. Converse scores,
Date(s): 1897-1936.
Quantity: 1 collection (.75 linear feet (7 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Music scores of American composer Frederick Shepherd Converse.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

42M-260, 42M-261, 42M-269, 42M-270. Bequest of F. S. Converse; received: 1940 October 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

F. S. Converse Scores, 1897-1936 (MS Mus 58-58.8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

F. S. Converse was an American composer of classical music. He was a student of George Chadwick and John Knowles Paine, the dean of faculty at the New England Conservatory of Music, and a founder of the Boston Opera Company.


Arranged in call-number order.

Scope and Contents

Manuscript music scores, including choral and orchestral works, composed by F. S. Converse, including a motet for male chorus and band, arranged for Harvard University's Tercentenary exercises in 1936.

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