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2012TW-18

Ward, John M. (John Milton), 1917-2011. John M. Ward correspondence and research files, circa 1940-2011: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: 2012TW-18
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ward, John M. (John Milton), 1917-2011.
Title: John M. Ward correspondence and research files,
Date(s): 1940-2011.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for correspondence and research files of John M. Ward, William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2012TW-18. Gift of John Milton Ward; received: 2011 April.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Andrea Cawelti, with assistance from Melanie Wisner.

Conditions Governing Access:

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

Restricted: for University policy reason; available 2066 January: John M. Ward's grade book (listed below, shelved in Vault).

Biographical / Historical

John M. Ward joined the faculty of Harvard University in 1955. He served as the William Powell Mason Professor of Music from 1961-1985. Ward was a specialist in Renaissance and Elizabethan music as well as English popular and folk music from the 16th century to the present day. He eventually taught courses in film music and music in ritual. After becoming involved with ethnomusicology, he taught several groundbreaking classes in the field; he also founded the Archive of World Music, which began with recordings from his collection.

Arrangement

Arrangement is a rough box list only and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change. Arranged alphabetically by original file name.

General

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

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