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The Libretto Collection

Call Number: Misc. Ms. 302

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of published librettos for operas, many of them associated with performances in New York or other cities.


  • 1850-1940

Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English, German, French, and Italian.

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.


Arranged alphabetically by composer.


1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL


Published opera librettos

The Libretto Collection
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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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