University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The collection consists of music manuscripts dating from around 1700 to the middle of the 19th century. Collected and bound by various former owners, the music manuscripts include anthems, glees, sacred and secular songs, masses, opera arias, chamber music, didactic works, and music for keyboard, harp, guitar, and mandolin. In addition, there is a manuscript catalog of an unidentified private music library, dated 1816 (Finney 26). The order and numbering of the volumes are Finney's
Rutgers University Libraries
Collection consisting chiefly of autograph letters and notes signed. Twenty-two individuals, mainly German and French notables, are each represented by a single item
Cornell University Libraries
Autographs, brief music manuscripts, and/or portraits of famous Western European and American composers and performers, including Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Busoni, Elgar, Gounod, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Liszt, MacDowell, Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Paderewski, Paganini, Rossini, Anton Rubinstein, Saint-Saëns, Sarasate, Schubert, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Toscanini, Verdi, Wagner, Weber, and Hugo Wolf. The bound volume includes autographs, manuscript letters, and/or portraits of composers including Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Dvorak, Gounod, Grieg, Francis Scott Key, Leoncavallo, Liszt, Massenet, Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Verdi, and Wagner
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Collection consists of portraits of composers, musicians, and singers depicted primarily in cartes-de-visite (card photographs) and cabinet photographs. There are a few photographic postcards, photomechanical prints, copy prints and one musical recital program. The bulk of the collection is from the 19th century with a few items from the 20th cenutry, many photographs are undated. The largest number of items are from photographic studios in the United States and England, but also include France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Russia, Poland, and Belgium. Notable musicians and composers include Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, and Johann Strauss
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Contains scores written by composers such as Debussy, Schubert, Richard Strauss, and Wagner; and letters and other single items by Brahms, Beethoven, Verdi, and Chopin. Also includes letters of Robert Franz
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library
Assembled file includes clippings, photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, postcards, press releases, slides, resumes, reviews, exhibition ephemera
Columbia University
The General Manuscript Collection is an artificial collection of correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, class work, essays, administrative documents, minutes, and other documents collected by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The collection includes individual documents or small collections and some small additions to existing RBML manuscript collections
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Four volumes of handwritten music, 1843 and undated, most apparently copies from other sources, collected in the 1950s through the 1980s by Glenn and Helen Wilcox of Murray, Ky. Most pieces are hymns, including many with words by Charles Wesley and tunes from early Methodist sources, including some by John Wesley. Also included are marches, quicksteps and other dance music, and classical works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn


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