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Huntington Library Sheet Music Collection: Finding Aid
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Sheet music, boxes

Box  1

1797-1819

Box  2

1820-1825

Box  3

1826-1827

Box  4

1828-1831

Box  5

1832-1835

Box  6

1836-1838

Box  7

1839-1840s

Box  8

1840-1841

Box  9

1842-1844

Box  10

1845-1847

Box  11

1848-1850

Box  12

1851-1853

Box  13

1854-1856

Box  14

1857-1860s

Box  15

1860-1862

Box  16

1863-1864 (A-F)

Box  17

1864 (G-Z)-1865 (A-I)

Box  18

1865 (J-Z)-1866 (A-I)

Box  19

1866 (J-Z)-1869

Box  20

1870s-1874

Box  21

1875-1879

Box  22

1880-1883

Box  23

1884-1889

Box  24

1890-1891 (A-M)

Box  25

1891 (N-Z)-1894 (A-I)

Box  26

1894 (J-Z)-1897

Box  27

1898-1900

Box  28

1901-1904

Box  29

1905-1908

Box  30

1909-1912

Box  31

1913-1917

Box  32

1918-1922

Box  33

1923-1928

Box  34

1929-19--

Box  35

Undated (also a small amount of British sheet music)

 

Sheet music, volumes

Volume  1

1852-1866

25 items. Volume labeled "Fannie M. Moody."
Volume  2

1849-1864

41 items. Volume labeled "Lou E. Hodgen."
Volume  3

British sheet music, 1880-1890

18 items; pieces inscribed to Rosa Alexander between 1886 and 1888. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Valentine, December 1884.
Volume  4

British sheet music 1896

1 item; piece inscribed to Georgina Strong.
Volume  5

1842-1851

36 items. Inside front cover labeled "Alice Baskervill." Gift of Mrs. Kenneth W. Wood, September 1997.
Volume  6

1848-1865

43 items. Inside front cover contains inscription of Alexander Thomas Leonard, Jr. (1929) and bookplate of John Smeyla. Gift of Dr. Leon J. Whitsell, September 1993.
Volume  7

1828-1840

37 items. Volume labeled "C.A. Stewart." From the Brock Collection.
Volume  8

1833-1836

29 items. Volume labeled "M.S. Hereford."
Volume  9

1859-1882

25 items. Decorative binding.
Volume  10

1884-1898

25 items. Music with stamp of "The Wiley B. Allen Co." of Portland, Oregon. Volume labeled "Instrumental."
Volume  11

1840-1850

33 items. Volume labeled "Mary A. Church" From the Brock Collection.
Volume  12

1844-1858

23 items. Volume labeled "H.A. Nichols."
Volume  13

1830s

48 items, with cover for "Symphonien von L. van Beethoven" at front. Volume labeled "Harriot A. Stanton."
Volume  14

1854-1871

32 items. Volume labeled "A. Eva Paige." From the Brock Collection.
Volume  15

1860-1870

27 items. With hand-drawn label on flyleaf: "Anne M. Carter."
Volume  16

1820s-1830s

40 items. Volume labeled "Harriet A. Stanton.
Volume  17

1850-1860,

36 items including some Germand and French pieces. Volume labeled "Emmie G. Nichols."
Volume  18

1885-1900

46 items. Volume labeled "Vocal."
Volume  19

1885-1898

27 items. Volume labeled "Music."
Volume  20

1842-1853

42 items. Guitar music. Gift of Mrs. Albert E. Rapp.
Volume  21

1838-1858

32 items. Volume labeled "H.A. Nichols."
Volume  22

1850-1866

34 items. Music primarily published in New Orleans, Louisiana. Purchased from Mrs. Paul W. Brown.
Volume  23

1832-1837

46 items. Volume labeled "Julia K. Watson." From the Brock Collection.
Volume  24

1846-1869

23 items. Volume labeled "Fannie M. Moody." Purchased from Marie H. Duvall.
Volume  25

1849-1865

40 items. Volume labeled "Flora C. Clark." Gift of Elizabeth Connor, August 1958.
Volume  26

1840, 1853-1861

38 items. Volume labeled "Delle Evangeline Fortier."
Volume  27

1840s-1850s

67 items. Purchased from Peter Adams, July 1997.
Volume  28

1837-1850

56 items, with three handwritten pieces in pencil: "The Maid of Monterey" by J.H. Hewitt (page 68); "Go Forget Me Why Should Sorrow" by Mozart (page 71); and "When it's Springtime in the Rockies: A Charming Walk Song" (pages 125-6, 129-30). Volume labeled "Jeannie Haseltine." Purchased from Thomas V. Lange, September 1997.