Collection Level Description: Musical Collections of Harry Ellis Wooldridge
Reference: MSS. Mus. b. 17, c. 63-5, d. 182-205, e. 26-31
Title: Musical Collections of Harry Ellis Wooldridge
Dates of Creation: 1870-[1906?]
Extent: 34 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English, Italian, and Latin
Harry Ellis Wooldridge (1845-1917) was a Professor of Fine Art and historian of music. Details are given in
the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Wooldridge's musical collections, including:
- Transcripts mainly of 17th and 18th century Italian music, nearly all from sources in the British
- Materials collected for his edition of W. Chappell's Old English Popular Music (London :
New York : Chappell ; Novello, Ewer, 1893), and the Oxford History of Music
- Original compositions
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library in 1917.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
A full description is available in the Library.
Wooldridge | Harry Ellis | 1845-1917 | Professor of Fine Art and Historian of Music
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