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Copies of Beethoven's Letters


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Facsimiles of Beethoven's letters, collected by Emily Anderson for her translation.


  • 20th cent.


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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. a. 9].
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MSS. Facs. a. 9, b. 58-9, c. 62, d. 153

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13558

Biographical / Historical

Emily Anderson (1891-1962) was a civil servant. She published a translation of The letters of Beethoven, in 3 vols, (1961). Details are given in Who Was Who.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1973.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located as follows:
  1. MSS. Facs. a. 9 - Library of Congress and Bibliothèque du Conservatoire, Paris
  2. MSS. Facs. d. 153 - Deutsche Staatsbibliothek, Berlin
  3. MSS. Facs. b. 58-9, c. 62 - public and private ownership (places of origin are pencilled on the backs)


  • Emily Anderson, The letters of Beethoven (London : Macmillan, 1961).
Copies of Beethoven's Letters
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom