John Alden Carpenter Collection 1891-1961 (bulk 1900-1949)

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John Alden Carpenter Collection, 1891-1961, (bulk 1900-1949)

John Alden Carpenter Collection 1891-1961 (bulk 1900-1949)

John Alden Carpenter was an American composer. The collection contains music materials, primarily holograph manuscripts of Carpenter's songs, chamber and orchestral pieces, and dramatic works; correspondence; writings; photographs and artwork; biographical materials; certificates and honors; programs; clippings; and scrapbooks.

around 1,700 items; 12 boxes; 5 linear feet

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