Songbooks and Musical Scores
Collection Scope and Content Summary
This collection includes Barnard College songbooks that feature songs that are about or inspired by Barnard. Additionally, there are compositions by Barnard students, including alumna author and geographer, Jeannette Mirsky. Of note is a seven inch vinyl record of the song "Barnard! Barnard!" which was recorded at the Waldorf-Astoria in 1964. The words and music to this song were composed by Richard Rodgers. There is also a songbook of the "Barnard! Barnard!" score.
- 1901 - 1964
- Majority of material found within 1911 - 1925
This collection has no restrictions.
Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.
1.08 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)
This collection consists of songbooks and musical scores from Barnard College events and productions.
This collection is arranged in the order in which it was received by the archive.
This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or email@example.com.
Transferred from the Barnard College office of Communications, formerly known as Public Affairs. Musical score to "Claire De Lune" donated by Rosary Scacciaffero Gillheary.
No additions are expected.
This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Heather Lember in May 2014.
Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.
Finding aid written in English.
- 1 copy of the 1915 Barnard Song Book
- Guide to Songbooks and Musical Scores
- In Progress
- Heather Lember
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script
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