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Howerton Classical Music Album Collection

Identifier: MS0301

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 62 vinyl records (LPs) in 7 collector albums. The size range is 10 to 12 inch vinyl or gramophone records. Records in albums 5 & 6 (in box 2) are single sided.


  • circa 1920-1940

Language of Materials

Multiple languages.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use. Please contact Special Collections to request the creation of use copies for particular items; requests will be accommodated when possible.


2 Linear Feet (4 phonograph collection albums in box 1, 3 collection albums in box 2)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown. Possibly a Mrs. Howerton via Dr. Mathis, faculty member at UNC Charlotte.

Related Materials

Alice Tate papers, MS 75 ; Harry Golden Phonograph Album Collection, MS 459 ; The Carnegie Hall Library of Classical Music (RARE M1 .C27 1970z)

Processing Information

Inventory by J. Henry, Finding aid by N. Thomas. and J. Henry


Howerton Classical Music Album Collection
Preliminary inventory by J. Henry. Finding aid by N. Thomas
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated