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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of letters written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and his sister Fanny to their parents, and to each other

Reference: MSS. Film 1805-6
Title: Microfilms of letters written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and his sister Fanny to their parents, and to each other
Dates of Creation: 20th cent. (microfilms of originals, 1821-47)
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: German



Administrative/Biographical History

Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-47) was a composer. See the Grove Dictionary of Music for further details.

Scope and Content

Microfilms of 740 letters written by Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny to their parents and to each other, 1821-47.

Administrative Information

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are located at the New York Public Library.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

For related material see Peter Ward Jones, Catalogue of the Mendelssohn papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (Tutzing, 1989), pp. 308-11.

Access Points

Bartholdy | Jacobludwig Felix | Mendelssohn- | 1809-1847 | composer

Hensel | Fanny Cecilie | 1805-1847 | nee Mendelssohn-Bartholdy | composer, sister to Jacobludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy


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