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American Piano Concerti Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-040

Scope and Contents

The American Piano Concerti Collection contains  dozens of printed and manuscript concertos from the early (1920s) to late (1990s) twentieth-century.  The contents of the American Piano Concerti Collection may be searched in the library catalog as keyword: SC/40


  • Created: 1922-2017
  • Other: Date acquired: 1989

Conditions Governing Access

There are no specific restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


1 box

2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition

The American Piano Concerti collection came to Wheaton College in November 1989 through the efforts of William Phemister of the music faculty. Additional donations were made in 1994 and 2004.

Method of Acquisition


Other Descriptive Information

The American Piano Concerti Collection helps document the history of and selection from the American form of the piano concerto. This collection provides a sample of the over 1,000 concertos by more than 800 composers known to have created concertos.

American Piano Concerti Collection
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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