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Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music

Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music

Descriptive Summary

Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Inclusive Dates: circa 1900-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 4.2 Linear Feet (6 oversized boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Collection Number: ms688.series13
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The Sheet and Manuscript Music consist of published sheet music and music manuscripts collected by Olin Downes from approximately 1900-1946. The manuscripts include proofs; advance copies; and printed music of symphonic scores, operatic scores, sheet music for piano; and original handwritten manuscripts of songs by Georgia Gossler (most of which can be found in box 1). Many of the items were printed outside of the United States; Russian and Finnish music are highlighted.

Organization and Arrangement

The materials have not been arranged.

This finding aid represents just one portion of the Olin Downes papers, which all together consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, articles, music manuscripts, and lectures.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olin Downes papers, Series 13. Sheet and Manuscript Music, ms 688.series13, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts (documents)
Music -- Manuscripts.
Music critics -- United States.
Sheet music.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-12Sheet Music (includes manuscripts and published)
21-9Sheet Music (published)
31-7Sheet Music (published)
41-6Sheet Music (published)
51-10Sheet Music (published)
61-5Sheet Music (published)
1AMountain Preacher songbook (manuscript)
3AMusic folio