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Laura Harriss Howell Music Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-24
Identifier: SC-MS-098

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal music library of Laura Harriss Howell and includes opera librettos, music books, and sheet music meant to be sung and played on piano, organ or guitar by musicians in the home. Published primarily in the first half of the nineteenth century but including some Confederate imprints, the music reflects the parlor music tastes of the period and contains popular part-singing classics of the day.

Dates

  • Undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is unprocessed. Contact Special Collections Librarian in advance for information on access to this collection.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

24.00 boxes

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collected was donated by Laura Howell Norden Schorr, granddaughter of Laura Harriss Howell, on March 26, 1981.

Related Materials

Laura Harriss Howell music collection: bibliography/ edited by Sue Ann Hiatt; compiled by Barbara Anderson.

http://libcat.uncw.edu/record=b1258474~S4
Title
Laura Harriss Howell Music Collection
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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