Short-title catalogue of the English songbooks in the collection of Walter N. H. Harding
Typescript with manuscript annotations by the compiler, Walter Harding, iii + 483 leaves. Includes the Stainer collection, which Harding acquired in 1932. The spine title is misleadingly suggests this is Stainer's catalogue.
At the end are incomplete lists of his French and American songbooks.
- Creation: 1935
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. d. 206].
MS. Mus. d. 206
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16720
Short-title catalogue of the English songbooks in the collection of Walter N. H. Harding made in 1935.
Biographical / Historical
Walter Newton Henry Harding (1883-1973) was a pianist and music collector. See Grove Music Online for further details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Walter Harding to J. F. R. Stainer, Sir John Stainer's son, who gave it to the Library in 1939, long before the Harding Collection was bequeathed to the Bodleian.
- EAD version 2019 by Hannah Jordan and Margaret Czepiel
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