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Series IX: Writings, 1821-1928

Call Number: MSS 35, Series IX

Scope and Contents

This series contains two subseries:

A. Writings by Gilbert: Lectures and articles, Diaries and address books (arranged chronologically), Notebooks (arranged chronologically), Texts, synopses, and notes for Henry Gilbert's musical works, Minutes of the New Music Society of America (arranged chronologically), Chronological listing of composers and descriptions of their works, Notes re composers and their music, Miscellaneous jottings.

B. Writings by Others: Librettos and scenarios (arranged alphabetically by author), Poetry (arranged alphabetically by author), Jottings by Mrs. Gilbert, Mrs. Horton, and others, Published or printed items belonging to Gilbert.


  • 1821-1928

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials chiefly in English.

Physical Description

6.7' (16 boxes)

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The collection is open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.

Some of the materials may be stored at the Library's off-campus shelving facility, so researchers should allow at least two business days to have the appropriate boxes paged.


Items containing markings, poetry, and school books have been retained. They are arranged alphabetically by author. The remaining items are arranged alphabetically by author in a list housed in box 64.

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