Radcliffe

Collection Information


Collection

Thomas A. Radcliffe American sheet music

Location

Music and Performing Arts Library Special Collections

Provenance

Purchase from Radcliffe, a private collector

When acquired

1967-1968

Description

Total of 5,861 American sheet music editions received, mainly from the era 1890-1920. Categories included "mother" songs, telephone, railroad, movie stars, rags, stage and film songs, "coon" songs, Irish, World War I, etc. Some duplicate items were not added to sheet music holdings. A copy of the "Illinois Loyalty Song" was donated by Radcliffe to the Music Library in 1973.

Arrangement

Interfiled within general American sheet music holdings, arranged by medium of performance/date/accession number.  See Online U.S. Sheet Music Database

Access/Finding Aids/Bibliography

No lists exist of individual titles

Index

Radcliffe, Thomas A.; Sheet music, American