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Collection Level Description: Copies of Beethoven's Letters

Reference: MSS. Facs. a. 9, b. 58-9, c. 62, d. 153
Title: Copies of Beethoven's Letters
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 5 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Emily Anderson

Language of Material: German

Administrative/Biographical History

Emily Anderson (1891-1962) was a civil servant. She published a translation of The letters of Beethoven, in 3 vols, (1961). Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Facsimiles of Beethoven's letters, collected by Emily Anderson for her translation.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1973.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Reproduction Restrictions

Quotation from these photocopies may be made only with the permission of the owners of the originals.

Existence/Location of Originals

The originals are located as follows:

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Publication Note

Emily Anderson, The letters of Beethoven (London : Macmillan, 1961).

Access Points

Composers, German | Correspondence

Anderson | Emily | 1891-1962 | civil servant

Beethoven | Ludwig van | 1770-1827 | see Van Beethoven, Ludwig

Van Beethoven | Ludwig | 1770-1827 | German Composer

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