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Winton Dean Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Dean, Winton

Winton Dean (1916- ) was a professor of music at the University of California at Berkeley and a Handel scholar. His writings on George Frideric Handel include Handel and the Opera Seria (1970) and, with J. Merrill Knapp, Handel's Operas, 1704-1726 (1987). Knapp taught at Princeton University.

The collection consists primarily of correspondence bewtween J. Merrill Knapp and Winton Dean regarding George Frideric Handel's operas and their professional work and writings about them. Also included are two theater pamphlets and various newspaper clippings.

Arranged chronologically.

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Gift of J. Merrill Knapp in 1993 (AM1994-50).

Finding aid written by James Flannery on February 6, 2006. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Correspondence with J. Merrill Knapp, 1957-1984. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

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