Nathan Van Patten Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953


Nathan Van Patten Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953

Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, Professor of Bibliography, 1948-1952, Professor Emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music, 1952-1955.The collection contains primarily correspondence, accounts, provenance information, etc.

2 linear ft.


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