31 boxes (14 linear feet).
Series; organized into 7 series: I. Operas. II. Orchestral music. III. Orchestral arrangements of works by other composers, predominantly Robert Schumann. IV. Songs with piano. V. Choral music. VI. Chamber music. VII. Miscellaneous.
These materials represent the known compositional output of Paul Hastings Allen. The collection includes drafts and sketches as well as finished scores and parts, in manuscript and photocopy.
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 he arranged many of Robert Schumann's piano pieces as songs with orchestral accompaniment.
Paul Hastings Allen collection of manuscript scores, 1900-1952 (Ms. Coll. 157). Merritt Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard University.
Materials predominantly in English (some in Italian).
Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Loeb.Faids:mus00039.