Hall

Collection Information


Collection

James W. Hall papers and facsimiles related to American tunebooks

Location

West wall of Music Library, on top of LP shelving

Provenance

Gift of James W. Hall, chancellor emeritus, Antioch University

When Acquired

May 2002

Description

Facsimiles of tunebooks and other publications about music from the period, assembled by Hall while researching his dissertation "The Tunebook in America 1800-1820", (Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1967). The dissertation serves as a continuation of a bibliography of American tunebooks compiled by Allan P. Britton for the period from 1780-1800.

Arrangment

Unprocessed

Access/Finding Aids/Bibliography

None; correspondence may be found in the Collections files.