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MS Thr 1003

Printed ephemera relating to music and opera, 1696-2007: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 1003
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Printed ephemera relating to music and opera,
Date(s): 1696-2007.
Quantity: 1 collection (11 boxes (5.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English.
Abstract: Subject files of printed material related to music and/or opera.

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:

Printed Ephemera Relating to Music and Opera, 1696-2007 (MS Thr 1003). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes printed ephemera related to the subjects of music and opera. Material types include, but are not limited to, advertisements, broadsides (notices), clippings (information artifacts), essays, invitations, lectures, photographic postcards, photographs, postage stamps, postcards, programs (documents), promotional materials, sheet music, songbooks, and visiting cards. Manuscript materials are noted when present.


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

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