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MS Thr 877

Sheet music arranged by topic, 1836-1984: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: pf
Call No.: MS Thr 877
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Sheet music arranged by topic,
Date(s): 1836-1984.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, French, Spanish, and German.
Abstract: 19th and 20th-century sheet music relating to various topics.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett ; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sheet Music Arranged by Topic, 1836-1984 (MS Thr 877). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic. Original arrangement of collection by collector Fredric Woodbridge Wilson, including topic titles, has been retained.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 19th and 20th-century sheet music on various topics including, but not limited to, advertising, automobiles, beverages, cartoons and comics, dolls, food, hair, minstrels, New York (N.Y.), ragtime, sports, and transportation.

General

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

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