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Finding Aid for the Collection of Musicians' Autographs, 1783-1919
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Musicians' Autographs,
    Date (inclusive): 1783-1919
    Collection number: 602
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Walter Slezak, 1947.
    Collection originally assembled by Walter Slezak.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Musicians' Autographs (Collection 602). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232831 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains musicians' holographs, including Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Max Bruch, Ferruccio Bevenuto Busoni, Luigi Cherubini, Christoph Willibald von Gluck, Charles Francois Gounod, Edvard Hagerup Grieg, Franz Liszt, Gustav Mahler, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Engelbert Humperdinck, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Gioacchino Rossini, Camille Saint-Saëns, Giuseppe Verdi, and Richard Wagner. Collection also contains autographs by historical and literary figures such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Mark Twain, Marquis de Lafayette, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Rudyard Kipling, and Victor Hugo.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.