Musical Collections of Harry Ellis Wooldridge
Wooldridge's musical collections, including:
- Transcripts mainly of 17th and 18th century Italian music, nearly all from sources in the British Museum
- Materials collected for his edition of W. Chappell's Old English Popular Music (London : New York : Chappell ; Novello, Ewer, 1893), and the Oxford History of Music
- Original compositions
Language of Materials
English, Italian, and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Mus. b. 17].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Mus. b. 17, c. 63-5, d. 182-205, e. 26-31
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13538
Biographical / Historical
Harry Ellis Wooldridge (1845-1917) was a Professor of Fine Art and historian of music. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library in 1917.
- Musical Collections of Harry Ellis Wooldridge
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description