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The Love Family Papers

Call Number: MSS 1
Scope and Contents

The Love Family Papers consist primarily of letters to Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton. The correspondence includes letters from composers, conductors, instrumentalists, singers, and critics. The Papers also contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items.

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.

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.

Conditions Governing Use

The Love Family Papers are 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Love Family Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Helen Scranton's cousin, Mrs. William Gaines, in 1969.


In 4 series as follows: I. Correspondence. II. Miscellaneous Correspondence. III. Printed matter. IV. Photographs.

1850-1960 (inclusive)
3 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
Related Names
Love family
Language of Materials
Language of Materials