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MS Thr 1154

Wilson, Edmund G. Edmund G. Wilson research papers on German and Austrian operetta, 1958-1989: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 1154
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wilson, Edmund G.
Title: Edmund G. Wilson research papers on German and Austrian operetta,
Date(s): 1958-1989 and undated
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English, German, and Hungarian.
Abstract: Notes and correspondence of American collector Edmund G. Wilson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

98TW-6. Deposit of Ruth N. and John M. Ward; received: 1999 January 20.
Forms part of the collection of John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edmund G. Wilson Research Papers on German and Austrian Operetta, 1958-1989 (MS Thr 1154). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

The individual scores from the Wilson collection, which were acquired by John M. Ward, have been cataloged separately into HOLLIS.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Edmund G. Wilson (1920-1997) was a dentist in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania and also taught dental medicine for 24 years at the University of Pittsburgh Dental School and at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Wilson also was a collector of scores of German and Austrian opera and operetta. John M. Ward acquired some of Wilson's collection, and these papers came to the John M. Ward collection with Wilson's materials.


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Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, research notes, charts and lists, and printed material compiled by Edmund G. Wilson as he was acquiring his collection. Some items concern Franz Lehár.

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