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Amelia Kunkel Collection of Bound Volumes of Sheet Music

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MUS-027

Scope and Contents

Two bound volumes of sheet music with "Amelia F. Kunkel" printed on the covers. Volume 1 (1818-1849) primarily contains a variety of dance music, including waltzes, polkas, and quadrilles. It also contains handwritten instructional annotations.

Volume 2 (1841-1851) contains a variety of songs gifted to Kunkel by friends and family. Inscriptions in pencil are dedicated to "Amelia" or "Mealie."

Dates

  • 1818 - 1851

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Extent

0.32 Cubic Feet (1 flat box (15.5 x 12 x 3 inches) containing 2 bound volumes of sheet music)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains two bound volumes of popular sheet music owned by Amelia Kunkel.

Title
Guide to the Amelia Kunkel Collection of Bound Volumes of Sheet Music
Author
Sam Bessen
Date
2023 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA