Rare Books and Treatises, Published 1700-1900
270 linear feet

Rare Music Scores, Published 1602-1900
135 linear feet

19th Century American Tune-books
12 linear feet

Music Manuscripts, 1700-2000
90 linear feet

Americana Collection of Manuscript Scores, Orchestral Parts and 1st Editions
(includes collected works of the following composers):

  • Percy Atherton (1871-1944)
  • Edward Ballantine (1886-1971)
  • Amy Beach (1867-1944) 
  • John Parsons Beach (1877-1953)
  • John Alden Carpenter (1876-1951) 
  • George W. Chadwick (1854-1931) (for digitized versions of many of Chadwick's manuscripts, visit our Institutional Repository)
  • Frederick Converse (1871-1940)
  • Silvio Coscia (1899-1977)
  • Mabel Wheeler Daniels (1878-1971)
  • Arthur Elson (1873-1940)
  • Louis C. Elson (1848-1920)
  • Arthur Foote (1853-1937)
  • George Foote (1886-1956) (includes oral history)
  • Wallace Goodrich (1871-1952) 
  • Henry Hadley (1871-1937)
  • Edward Burlingame Hill (1872-1960) 
  • Carl Howard (b.1907)
  • Charles Loeffler (1861-1935)
  • Carl McKinley (1895-1966)
  • Horatio Parker (1863-1919)
  • J. C. D. Parker (1828-1916)
  • F. Addison Porter (1859-1941) 
  • Arthur Shepherd (1880-1958)
  • Thomas Ryan (1827-1903) 
  • Robert Selig (1939-1984)

Miscellaneous Music Manuscript Collections

Claude Debussy's Esquisse d'une "Rhapsodie mauresque" : pour orchestre et saxophone principal

  • Carl C. Howard (1907-    )
  • Margaret Mason (1901-1971)
  • Toots Mondello (1911-1992)
  • Voice of Firestone Collection (Arrangements for Radio/TV Shows)
  • Vaughn Monroe Collection (Arrangements for Radio/TV Shows)

Correspondence and Papers

Historic Audio/Visual Collections

  • Charles Rhodes Collection of Classical Radio Broadcasts
  • Vaughn Monroe Camel Caravan Radio Performances
  • Voice of Firestone Radio Broadcasts
  • Voice of Firestone TV Broadcasts

Miscellaneous Collections

  • Pappoutsakis Flute Competition Archives
  • Oscar Shapiro Collection of Paganinia
  • Oscar Shapiro Collection of Performing Arts Memorabilia
  • Agnes Storer Collection
  • Frank T. Hubbard Collection
  • Carol Baum Shisler Harp Collection (unprocessed)
  • Susanna Willard Collection

 


WHY DO I LIKE THESE THINGS? ARE MY EARS ON WRONG? CHARLES IVES