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Anna Harriet Heyer Papers, 1930-2002 | Music Library

By Jonathan Sauceda

Collection Overview

Title: Anna Harriet Heyer Papers, 1930-2002Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1950-1980
ID: 06/018
Primary Creator: Heyer, Anna Harriet (1909–2002)
Extent: 26.0 Boxes
Subjects: Music librarianship.
Languages: English, German, Italian

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 26 boxes of materials concerned with Miss Heyer's career, research, publications, and personal hobbies, as well as historical materials related to the development of the UNT Music Library.

Biographical Note

Music librarian, author, educator. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Anna Harriet Heyer studied at the Texas Christian University, the University of Illinois, Columbia, and the University of Michigan. In 1941 she established what would become one of the largest music libraries in the country at North Texas State Teacher's College (now the University of North Texas). She taught music librarianship at North Texas and served as a library consultant for TCU. Historical Sets, Collected Editions, and Monuments of Music: a Guide to their Contents an "indispensable research tool" is her most well-known publication. Her awards include honorary lifetime membership to the American Library Association and the Music Library Association Citation for lifetime achievement. (Grove Music Online)

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 20Add to your cart.
5001188595
Item 1: Outline of the History of Music: Course Syllabus--Music 431-432 by Hugh M. Miller, Associate Professor of Music: North Texas State College, 1945Add to your cart.
129 pages.
Item 2: Opportunities for Advanced Study of Music in the United States: A Classified Index of Courses in Music Offered by Universities, Colleges, Music Schools, and Conservatories in the Academic Year 1941-1942 by Catherine Brooks, 1943Add to your cart.
47 pages. Published by the Pan American Union: Music Division, Washington D. C.
Item 3: Syllabus of Outlines and Materials for Introduction to Music Literature by Earl V. Moore and Glenn McGeoch, 1943Add to your cart.
59 pages. Charts of musical pieces with historical information.
Item 4: The Library and the Research Paper by North Texas State College, 1959Add to your cart.
"This manual is intended primarily for use in Library 110 and English 132." From the introduction by David A. Webb, Director of Libraries. 44 pages.
Item 5: Historical Sets 1st Edition--Manuscript, 2nd Edition--Notes, CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Several hundred typed pages with notes in ink and pencil.
Item 6: How to Organize a Library by Zana K. Miller, 1934Add to your cart.
12 pages. "Brief pamphlet describing the most essential library records and the simplest methods of carrying on a small library."
Item 7: Contract for Historical Sets 1st edition and other correspondence between Heyer and ALA, 1957Add to your cart.
Yellow Manila envelope with loose pages and envelopes.
Item 8: Rules for Descriptive Cataloging in the Library of Congress: Phonorecords, Second Preliminary Edition, 1964Add to your cart.
11 pages.
Item 9: Subject Headings for Music and Phonograph Records by North Texas State University: Music Library, 1960 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Typed with handwritten revisions.
Item 10: Correspondence between Heyer, the ALA, publishers and various music libraries, 1953-1958Add to your cart.
Discussion of Historical Sets, requests for library holdings.
Item 11: A Checklist of Publications of Music by Anna Harriet Heyer, 1944Add to your cart.
3 copies, 49 pages.
Item 12: Item 12: Syllabus for the Study of College and University Library Service: For Ise in Connection with Library Service 230 by Lucy E. Fay and Ernest J. Reece, 1937Add to your cart.
Published by Columbia University School of Library Service, 81 pages.
Item 13: Brief Studies of General Book Publishing Firms of the United States by Anne M. Boyd and students in Library 102a, Library Seminar 1930-1931, 1931Add to your cart.
"Multigraphed for class use only," 92 pages.
Item 14: The North Texas Regional Libraries: An Inquiry into the Feasibility and Desirability of Developing of Developing Them as a Cooperative Enterprise by A. E. Kuhlman, 1943Add to your cart.
85 pages.

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