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Ms. Coll. 157

Paul Hastings Allen Collection of Manuscript Scores, 1900-1952: A Finding Aid

Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Ms. Coll. 157
Repository: Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Paul Hastings Allen Collection of Manuscript Scores, 1900-1952
Date(s): 0000-2999
Quantity: 1 collection (28 file boxes, 12 linear feet)
Abstract: Manuscript and published scores by the twentieth-century American composer

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Processed by: Christina Linklater
Finding aid encoded by: Christina Linklater

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Preferred Citation:

Ms. Coll. 157. Paul Hastings Allen Collection of Manuscript Scores, 1900-1952. Isham Memorial Library, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University.

Biographical and Historical Note

Paul Hastings Allen (1883-1952) was an American composer active in his native Massachusetts and in Italy. Allen graduated from Harvard College in 1903. He wrote several operas and orchestral works, and arranged many piano pieces of Robert Schumann as songs with orchestral accompaniment.

Arrangement

Scope and Content

These materials represent the known compositional output of Paul Hastings Allen. The collection includes drafts as well as finished scores and parts, in manuscript, photocopy and commercially printed manifestations. Many items are annotated. The collection also includes correspondence and personal and professional ephemera.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Opera.
Songs.
Music -- Manuscripts.
Music -- 20th century.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.

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