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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 11Add to your cart.
Barcode 678139.
Item 1: Correspondence between Heyer and libraries and publishers: New York Public Library, UC-Berkeley, G. Schirmer, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Note card in Heyer's hand says "With 2nd edition Historical Sets"; libraries' list of holdings; requests for information concerning Historical Sets, thank- notes
Item 2: Library card catalog; Historical Sets 2nd edition index slipsAdd to your cart.
Index cards with bibliographic information
Item 3: List of sources for publicity on 3rd edition of Historical SetsAdd to your cart.
Index cards with information on dealers, libraries, publishers, universities
Item 4: Correspondence between Heyer and publishers, dealers, libraries concerning Historical Sets 2nd editionAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Historical Sets 3rd edition: First list of entries, editorial notes, 1980 October 7Add to your cart.
Editorial guidelines
Item 6: Correspondence between Heyer and the American Library AssociationAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Questionnaire concerning opprtunities for training in music librarianship, 1951Add to your cart.
In mailed envelopes, summary of replies on index cards
Item 8: Correspondence concerning Historical Sets 2nd edition and Historical Sets 3rd edition between Heyer and the American Library Association, 1960s-1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Material supplied by Fred Blume for Historical Sets 2nd edition, 1960sAdd to your cart.
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