Walter F. Starbuck was a noted historian, author, and amateur musician from Waltham, Mass. Starbuck attended at New England Conservatory for 15 semesters from 1897-1902. While at NEC, Starbuck studied primarily with NEC director, George W. Chadwick, taking courses in counterpoint, harmony, instrumentation, and orchestration.

Physical description

The Starbuck collection is stored in one small document case containing four
folders(approximately 60 items). The contents of this collection were originally in scrapbook format.

Provenance

This collection was a gift of Mrs. Annabelle Harris, July 23, 1973.

Access

Access to the Starbuck collection is by appointment through the Archivist or the Director of Libraries, New England Conservatory of Music. There are no restrictions pertaining to this collection. The collection has also been microfilmed (Microfilm #294). A detailed inventory of the contents of this collection can be found in our institutional repository.

Copyright

All copyrights to this collection belong to the New England Conservatory. 
Permission to publish materials from this collection is granted by the Director of Libraries. This collection should be cited as: Walter F. Starbuck collection in the Archives at New England Conservatory, Boston.


I REMAIN TRUE TO MY STARTING PRINCIPLE. TO WRITE SOLELY AS I MYSELF THINK BEST. FELIX MENDELSSOHN