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The M. Abbott Van Nostrand Theatre Collection Music Holdings, ca. 1900-1950
64 oversize archives bozes (32 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Contains primarily multi-part manuscript orchestrations of early-twentieth-century musicals. Some printed sheet music and some later materials are also included.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical Note

The material formed a single unit as received from Mr. M. Abbott Van Nostrand, and presumably was housed together at Samuel French, Inc. as it is listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists primarily of multi-part manuscript orchestrations of early-twentieth-century musicals. However, some printed sheet music and some later materials are also included.

The material is arranged in a single unit as received from Mr. M. Abbott van Nostrand.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in The M. Abbott Van Nostrand Theatre Collection [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

The material formed a single unit as received from Mr. M. Abbott Van Nostrand, and presumably was housed together at Samuel French, Inc. as it is listed in this finding aid.

Processing Information
Finding Aid: 2003 May
Listed by: John Lancaster, Curator of Special Collections
Prepared for web: 2003 May
By: Peter A. Nelson, Assistant Archivist


Additional Information
Contact Information
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Amherst, MA 01002-5000

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