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The Leo Ornstein Papers

Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents
The Leo Ornstein Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Ornstein's musical compositions, including songs, piano pieces, chamber music, and orchestral works. The majority of the manuscripts are in the hand of Ornstein's wife, Pauline. The Papers also hold photographs, programs and reviews, biographical clippings, and prose writings by Pauline Ornstein.

The Leo Ornstein Papers also include materials that have not yet been processed. Please consult the Special Collections staff for further information.
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 Leo Ornstein 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 Leo Ornstein Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Leo Ornstein in 1973.
In 3 series as follows: I. Music. II. Photographs. III. Miscellaneous.
1892-1989 (inclusive)
32 Linear Feet (25 boxes)
Related Names
Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002
Language of Materials
Language of Materials