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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 24Add to your cart.
Barcode 678148.
Item 1: Galley proofs for Historical Sets 2nd edition by Anna Harriet HeyerAdd to your cart.
"Final copy."
Item 2: Correspondence from publishers,librarians, and universities in response to Heyer's queries for Historical Sets: Theodore Front, Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique, Broude Brothers, University of Chicago Library, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, European America Music, North Texas State, Universite de Paris-Sorbonne, Odeon, Moravian Music Foundation, Harvard University Library, University of Louisville Library, University of California Press, Cambridge University Press, Light and Schwartz, Boosey and Hawkes, Oxford University Press,Yale University, Theodore Presser,Harriet Nicewonger, Christian Reisser, University of Missouri, Boethius Press, University Microfilms International, Institut Voor Psychoakoestiek en Elektronische Muziek, Wellesley College,Institute for Studies in American Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Michigan, University of Southern Mississippi, New York University, Provincetown Bookshop, University of Rochester,Lamar University, City University New York, A-R Editions, Ongaku no tomo sha corp., European American Music, C. F. Peters, 1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Pamphlets and advertisements from publishers: Institute of Medieval Music, European American Music, Da Capo, Schott, Brockhaus-Riemann-Musiklexicon, Broude Brothers, 1970sAdd to your cart.

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