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The Music Records of United Church

Call Number: Misc. Ms. 339

Scope and Contents

This collection documents musical matters in New Haven's United Church Society from 1794 to 1910. Included are correspondence, receipts, and miscellaneous items concerning the purchase and upkeep of organs, the hiring and payment of singers, and other matters concerning the musical life of the church.


  • 1794-1910


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 3 series as follows: I. Correspondence. II. Receipts. III. Miscellaneous.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Catalog Record

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

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Correspondence, receipts, and other documents concerning musical activities at the United Church on the Green of New Haven, Connecticut between 1794 and 1910

Biographical / Historical

The United Church of New Haven, Connecticut traces its origins back to 1742, when the "New Lights" (supporters of the Great Awakening) separated from the existing Congregational church in New Haven. The current building was constructed in 1816. Formerly called North Church, it is now known as the United Church on the Green; it is the northernmost of the three churches built in a row on the New Haven Green.

The Music Records of United Church
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Music Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Gilmore Music Library Repository

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