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Ms. Coll. 114

Woodward, Henry L., III. Collection of musical scores and papers, 1924-1998 : Guide

Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: Ms. Coll. 114
Repository: Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Henry L. Woodward, III
Title: Collection of musical scores and papers,
Date(s): 1924-1998
Quantity: 15 boxes
Abstract: Manuscript scores and related materials of the American composer, teacher, scholar, and organist Henry L. Woodward, III.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Ann M. Woodward and Henry L. Woodward IV, 1999.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Lynde Woodward (b. 1908; d. Chapel Hill NC June 23, 1998). American music professor, composer, and organist. He attended Cornell University and the College of Music of Cincinnati. He studied organ and composition with Sidney Durst while at Cincinnati; he later studied composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He received his Ph.D. in musicology from Harvard University in 1952. He taught at the College of Music of Cincinnati, Western College, Vassar College, Harvard, and Cornell, before going to Carleton College in 1942. He was the Chairman of the Music Department at Carleton for 25 years before retiring to Chapel Hill, NC in 1973. The collection primarily contains manuscript scores but also sketches, notes, and other composition materials as well as teaching materials.

Scope and Contents

The collection primarily contains manuscript scores but also sketches, notes, and other composition materials as well as teaching materials.

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