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Ms Thr 724

Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911, lyricist. W. S. Gilbert sheet music, 1872-1892: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: pf
Call No.: Ms Thr 724
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911, lyricist.
Title: W. S. Gilbert sheet music,
Date(s): 1872-1892.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: W.S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert sheet music.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Gilbert and Sullivan (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Preferred Citation for Publication:

W. S.Gilbert Sheet Music, 1872-1892 (MS Thr 724). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

W.S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert (1836-1911) was an English lyricist, librettist, and illustrator well-known for his collaborations with Arthur Sullivan.


Arranged alphabetically by composition title.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes printed sheet music from W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert productions.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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