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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 22Add to your cart.
Barcode 678149.
Item 1: Codices Selecti Katalog 4, Akademische Druck -u. Verlagsanstalt, 1975 JulyAdd to your cart.
Publisher's catalog, 107 pages.
Item 2: Gesamptkatalog, Akademische Druck -u. Verlagsanstalt, 1977Add to your cart.
Publisher's catalog, 47 pages.
Item 3: Music Catalogue, Editio Musica Budapest, 1977Add to your cart.
Publisher's catalog, 60 pages.
Item 4: Music Catalogue, Editio Musica Budapest, 1977Add to your cart.
Publisher's catalog, 60 pages.
Item 5: Pamplets and advertisements from various publishers including: Editions Max Eschig, Éditions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, Éditions du Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique, Bärenreiter, Akademische Druck -u. Verlagsanstalt, Edizioni dell'accademia tartiniana di padova, Moeck, Gregg International Publishers Ltd., Galaxy Music Corporation, Oxford University Press, Heinrichshofen, Carl Fischer, Musikgeschichtliche Kommission, Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis, 1970sAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Estratto del Catalogo Generale, Carisch Edizioni Musicali, 1977Add to your cart.
61 pages, publisher's catalog.
Item 7: Catalogue of Publications, Belgian Centre for Music Documentation, 1976Add to your cart.
79 pages, publisher's catalog.
Item 8: Verlagskatalog, Edition Wilhelm HansenAdd to your cart.
64 pages, publisher's catalog.
Item 9: Catalog, Ongaku no tomo sha corp, 1977Add to your cart.
32 pages, publisher's catalog.
Item 10: Program for Class in Music Bibliography and Research Techniques at TCU by Michael Meckna and Anna Harriet Heyer, 1993Add to your cart.
Typed responses from Heyer in answer to student's questions concerning her career and Historical Sets publication, 2 copies.
Item 11: Portfolio of materials related to events at North Texas, 1940s-1970sAdd to your cart.
Programs from Clinic for School Librarians (1940, 1944, 1946, 1954, 1956, 1958), December 1963 Library Bulletin, Program for the Music Library's 50th Anniversary (1991), North Texas School of Music Bulletin (spring 1963), notes on UNT's Music Library 50th anniversary exhibit, 2 photocopies of newspaper articles, library plans, program for benefit concert dedicated to Isabel Scionti, School and Society periodical (vol. 55, no. 1419, March 7, 1942) History of NTSU Music Library (1940-1965) by Heyer, Music Library Activities Early Days and the Development in Texas by Heyer, talk on the role of the special librarian, various other pamphlets, programs, and periodicals
Item 12: Framed letter of Heyer's emeritus appointment by C. C. Nolen, 1975Add to your cart.
1 page
Item 13: Corresponce between Heyer and Supraphone, Editions Max Eschig, Éditions de L'Oiseau-Lyre, Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Istituto Italiano per la Storia Della Musica, 1970s-1980sAdd to your cart.
Correspondence between publishers and Heyer in response to her queries concerning their holdings.

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