John Merrill Knapp (1914-1993) was an active music educator, editor, and writer, primarily in the area of opera and the works of Handel. Throughout his career he served as Chairman of the Department of Music at Princeton University, as well as Dean of the college. His collection consists primarily of professional correspondence and writings, specifically relating to his manuscript Handel’s Later Operas. Other materials include General professional writings, ephemera, two floppy disks, and photocopied scores related to Knapp’s work as an educator, editor, and writer.
There are no restricted files in this collection.
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This collection is organized into seven series.
These papers were presumably delivered from Howard Serwer of the American Handel Society to SCPA in July 1998 and given the accession number 99-57-PAL.