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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 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, advertisements, publishing material from Erato disques, 1977Add to your cart.
In folder.
Item 2: Classification Schedules for  Music: Columbia University Library, Harvard College Library, Radcliffe College Library by MLA Library Association Cataloging Code Committee, 1935Add to your cart.
In black binder.
Item 3: Italian Opera: 1640-1770, second series by Howard Mayer  Brown and Eric Weimer, 1980Add to your cart.
Publishing information, 19 pages.
Item 4: Italian Opera 1640-1770 by Howard Mayer BrownAdd to your cart.
Publishing information, 2 copies.
Item 5: Early Romantic Opera by Philip Gossett and  Charles  RosenAdd to your cart.
Publishing information, 2 copies.
Item 6: Publishing pamphlets, advertisements, catalogs by Garland Publishing Company, Harvard University Press, C. F. Peters, Broude Brothers, Schott, Chester Music, Theodore Front, European American Music, Jerona Music, Henle, University of Chicago Press, Doblinger, Diletto Musicale, University of Washington Press, Da Capo, 1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence from publishers,librarians, and universities in response to Heyer's queries: Yale University, Garland Publishing, UNC-Chapel Hill, Harriet Nicewonger, M. Korda, New York Public Library, Harvard University, North Texas State University, Eastman, Da Capo Press, American Library Association, Music Library Association of Japan, Doblinger, North Texas State, 1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence from Heyer to publishers and libraries  in response to queries concerning Historical SetsAdd to your cart.
Recipients include Fugitive Books Intercepted, A-R Editions, Bourne Inc.
Item 9: Galley proofs for Historical Sets 2nd edition by Anna Harriet HeyerAdd to your cart.
Item 10: A Bibliography of Contemporary Music in the  Music Library  North Texas State College by Anna Harriet Heyer, 1955Add to your cart.
128 pages.
Item 11: Handbook for the Music Lbrary North Texas State Teacher's College by Anna Harriet Heyer, 1947Add to your cart.
28 pages.

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