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Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table

Call Number: MS B35


Group of songs, without music, collected into a single volume, possibly in France. Includes love songs, light songs, drinking songs, political songs. Napoleon is mentioned; sometimes gives name of tune or of opera.


  • approximately 1791 - 1819?

Language of Materials

French; Italian

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 volume : Cardboard (resembling Middle Hill boards slightly) with yellow book-marker. Later individual added leaf numbers in pencil; page numbers appear to be of the time when volume was written. ; Volume is no taller than 20 cm.

Scope and Contents

Title-page: Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table. 1791. [Added in pencil] Cheva-lier de Loche. Divided into sections A, B, & C.

Contents of section A is dated on page 98: La fugitif français de 1815.

Contents of section C is dated on first leaf: Couplets chantés...1819.

Physical Location

MS B35

Immediate Source of Acquisition

J. Rosenthal, (1950s?); DM 100

Processing Information

Formerly at call number MS Y212.

Guide to the Choix D'Ariettes et de Chansons de Table Collection
Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table
Finding aid prepared by alh, December 12, 1973. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Choix d'ariettes et de chansons de table, Department of Special Collections, MS B35, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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