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  • [Bradbury album]


  • Bradbury, William B. (William Batchelder), 1816-1868
  • Hauptmann, Susette, 1811-1890

Created / Published

  • 1847-1849.


  • -  Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix,--1809-1847--Correspondence
  • -  Musical sketches
  • -  Musicians--Autographs
  • -  Drawing--Specimens
  • -  Composers--Correspondence


  • -  Musical sketches, a note, and a drawing.
  • -  The Album consists of one bound volume containing autograph musical sketches with signatures of 19th-century composers compiled by Bradbury in Europe (1847-1849) includes autographs of: Franz Abt, C.F. Becker, Ferdinand Böhme, Walter Damrosch, Ferdinand David, Niels Gade, Greissiger, Herman Huegeli, Joseph Joachim, C. Klingemann, Hermann Langer, Jenny Lind, Albert Lortzing, F. Mendel, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Ignaz Moscheles, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, A.F. Riccius, E. Friedr. Richter, Julius Rietz, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Louis Spohr, Marianne Spohr, Richard Wagner, Carl Zöllner, and others; A note to Bradbury from Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and a drawing of Bach's monument in the Thomasschule on April 18, 1849 by Susette Hauptmann.
  • -  Title supplied by cataloger.
  • -  Four musical sketches are removed from the album because of the preservation reasons. They are sleeved separately and housed within the book's clamshell box.
  • -  In the William B. Bradbury Collection of the Library of Congress.


  • 1 v. (unpaged) : ill., music ; 22 cm x 29 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • ML31 .B7

Source Collection

  • Bradbury, William B. (William Batchelder), William B. Bradbury collection, 1846-1928 (bulk 1847-1862)

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2010561085

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Bradbury, William B, and Susette Hauptmann. Bradbury Album. to 1849, 1847. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

APA citation style:

Bradbury, W. B. & Hauptmann, S. (1847) Bradbury Album. to 1849. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Bradbury, William B, and Susette Hauptmann. Bradbury Album. to 1849, 1847. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.