Frederick Hudson 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.
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Frederick Hudson was a music teacher at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in England. J. Merrill Knapp was emeritus professor of music at Princeton University and Dean of the College from 1961 to 1966. He was a musicologist and a Handel scholar.
The collection consists chiefly of correspondence between Frederick Hudson and J. Merrill Knapp discussing George Frideric Handel and other composers. Some works that are mentioned are Handel's operas Alexander's Feast, Amadigi, and Samson. Other correspondents include Dietrich Berke and Howard Serwer. The bulk of the correspondence is in English with a few items in German.
The materials were a gift of the office of Dr. Frederick Hudson at Princeton University on November 5, 1993.
Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
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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.