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Selected Compositions of Julia Ludlow Rockwell

Call Number: Misc. Ms. 173

Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscript sketches and scores of musical compositions by Julia Ludlow Rockwell, including organ music, piano works, and numerous songs. In addition, the collection holds a small number of published compositions by Rockwell, as well as poetry copied in her hand and an autographed photograph of Louise Homer.


  • approximately 1875-1943


Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.


In 2 boxes as follows: Box 1, folder 1. Personal memorabilia. 2-3. Organ music. 4. Chamber music. 5. Piano music. 6. Miscellaneous sketches. 7. Published scores with their original manuscripts. Box 2, folders 1-6. Songs.


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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Music and other materials by the American composer Julia Ludlow Rockwell (d. 1943)

Biographical / Historical

Biographical information about Julia Ludlow Rockwell is scarce. She was the daughter of James Meeker Ludlow, a clergyman and author. In 1900, while living in East Orange, New Jersey, she married Theron Rockwell. She composed songs, keyboard works, and other music. Julia Ludlow Rockwell died on June 7, 1943 in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Selected Compositions of Julia Ludlow Rockwell
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Compiled by Susan Landskröner
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Finding aid written in English.

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