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TCS 93

Harvard Theatre Collection, collector. Sheet Music by performer, circa 1800-2000: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: TCS 93
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harvard Theatre Collection, collector.
Title: Sheet Music by performer
Date(s): 1800-2000
Quantity: 4.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English .
Abstract: Includes printed sheet music, many with illustrated covers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Various sources; various dates.
61-1782. Gift of Raymond Sanger Wilkins; received: 1962 March.
Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918.


A majority of the collection came in through various sources. It includes some scores from the Raymond S. Wilkins, received in 1962, and the Evert Jansen Wendell collection, received in 1918. Appears to comprise Wilkins' complete *61-1782 accession of Berlin's Alexander's Ragtime Band, listed as 73 copies.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Erin Mernoff, with help from Andrea Cawelti.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sheet Music by Performer, circa 1800-2000 (TCS 93). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

Related material can be found in the historical sheet music collections of Houghton Library; additionally, in the Sheet Music Consortium .


Collection is arranged alphabetically by name of performer.

Scope and Contents

Includes printed sheet music, many with illustrated covers.

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