Guide to the David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan collection, 1860s-1900s

David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan C0334


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Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Stone, David
Creator Stone, Annabelle
Title David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan collection
Date 1860s-1900s
Physical Characteristics 82 Linear Feet (part)
Abstract Original manuscript material, including posters, memorabilia, sheet music (handwritten and printed), programs, and more created by or related to the work of English composer Arthur Sullivan and lyricist W.S. Gilbert. The materials were collected by David and Annabelle Stone over several decades.
Collection Number C0334
Language English

Content Description

Original manuscript material, including posters, memorabilia, sheet music (handwritten and printed), programs, and more created by or related to the work of English composer Arthur Sullivan and lyricist W.S. Gilbert. The materials were collected by David and Annabelle Stone over several decades. The collection also includes publications, including the scores of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas and books related to them, which are being individually cataloged by Metadata Services and housed with SCRC's rare books.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is currently unprocessed and is unavailable to the public. Please contact Liz Beckman, Manuscripts and Archives Librarian, at ebeckman@gmu.edu for more information.

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Related Material

The Special Collections Research Center also holds a small, unrelated collection of Gilbert and Sullivan ephemera. Along with the manuscript collection, David and Annabelle Stone have donated and continue to donate a large collection of Gilbert and Sullivan related publications, which are being cataloged individually by Metadata Services and housed with SCRC's rare books.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900

Subjects:

Operetta

Document Types:

Sheet music

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Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by David and Annabelle Stone in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Donations will be ongoing through 2026.

Processing Information

The collection is currently unprocessed. Processing will begin once SCRC receives the entire collection in 2026.

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