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Collection Overview

Creator:
Dean, Winton
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Winton Dean Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/79407x17k
Dates:
1957-1984
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists primarily of twenty-seven years of correspondence between music scholars J. Merrill Knapp and Winton Dean regarding George Frideric Handel's operas and their professional work and writings about them.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists primarily of correspondence bewtween J. Merrill Knapp and Winton Dean regarding George Frideric Handel's operas and their professional work and writings about them. Also included are two theater pamphlets and various newspaper clippings.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Winton Dean (1916- ) was a professor of music at the University of California at Berkeley and a Handel scholar. His writings on George Frideric Handel include Handel and the Opera Seria (1970) and, with J. Merrill Knapp, Handel's Operas, 1704-1726 (1987). Knapp taught at Princeton University.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of J. Merrill Knapp in 1993 (AM1994-50).

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Finding aid written by James Flannery on February 6, 2006. Folder Inventory added by Jameson Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Winton Dean Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/79407x17k
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184