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The Libretto Collection

 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.

Dates

  • 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.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by composer.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/music.misc.0302

Overview

Published opera librettos
Title
The Libretto Collection
Date
1996-2007
Language of description
Finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2007-08-24: music.misc.0302.xml converted for compliance with Yale EAD Best Practice Guidelines with music-migrate-02.xsl (yn2007-08-24).
  • 2007-03-21: music.misc.0302.xml converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 with v1to02.xsl (yn2007-03-20).
  • 2010-01-26: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.

Repository Details

Part of the Yale University Music Library Repository

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