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MS Thr 1043

Sheet music featuring songs from Jacques Offenbach's operas, 1868 and undated: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 1043
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Sheet music featuring songs from Jacques Offenbach's operas,
Date(s): 1868 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and French.
Abstract: 19th-century printed sheet music featuring songs from Jacques Offenbach's operas.

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 (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
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 Featuring Songs from Jacques Offenbach's Operas, 1868 and Undated (MS Thr 1043). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jacques Offenbach, 1819-1880, was a German-born French composer and cellist best-known for the operettas he composed circa 1850s-1870s.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by opera title.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes printed sheet music of songs featured in operas by Jacques Offenbach. Most sheet music covers are illustrated.

General

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

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