Scope and Contents
The Mrs. Shippen Sheet Music Collection covers the period from ca. 1803-1827; the bulk of the materials date from 1810-1825. The collection consists of five bound folios of English and Irish sheet music; some pieces are organized as part of a larger series of publications, and some are in random groupings of single publications. The bulk of the publications are the products of London: Chappell & Co., London: Goulding, D’Almaine, Potter & Co., and Dublin: I. Willis.