This is a bibliography covering the various aspects of the Claimed From Stationers’ Hall music research project. It’s a work-in-progress, now in its 4th edition, and suggestions for further additions are warmly welcomed. (Uploaded 4 October 2018.)
NB blank headings have been left for documentation about the institutions themselves, as well as about their libraries. So much information was accumulated about the University of St Andrews, that it seemed prudent to leave space for any similar material in connection with the other legal deposit libraries. Headings cover the following topics:-
- Copyright and Legal Deposit, & Publishing History (General)
- Copyright and Legal Deposit, & Publishing History (Music)
- Individual Institutions and Their Libraries:
- British Library
- Lambeth Palace (Sion College holdings)
- National Library of Scotland
- Trinity College Dublin [currently blank]
- Trinity College Dublin University Library
- University of Aberdeen [currently blank]
- Aberdeen University Library
- University of Cambridge [currently blank]
- Cambridge University Library
- University of Glasgow [currently blank]
- Glasgow University Library
- University of Oxford [currently blank]
- Bodleian Library
- University of St Andrews
- St Andrews University Library
- Overseas legal deposit
- Cultural History: Reading, Music, Dance etc.
- Digital Humanities
Bibliography: Legal Deposit Music Claimed From Stationers’ Hall (AHRC Research Network)
Copyright and Legal Deposit, & Publishing History (General)
Adam Matthew Digital, ‘Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007 – Adam Matthew Digital’ <http://www.literaryprintculture.amdigital.co.uk/> [accessed 12 October 2017].
Alexander, Isabella, Copyright Law and the Public Interest in the Nineteenth Century (Oxford ; Portland, Or.: Hart, 2010).
Alexander, Isabella, and H. Tomás Gómez-Arostegui, Research Handbook on the History of Copyright Law (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016).
Arber, Edward, A List, Based on the Registers of the Stationers Company, of 837 London Publishers … between 1553 and 1640. (Birm., 1890)
Arber, Edward, A Transcript of the Registers of the Company of Stationers of London, 1554-1640 A.D ([New York]: [P. Smith], 1950)
Beavan, Iain, The Nineteenth-Century Book Trade in Aberdeen, with Primary Reference to Lewis Smith ([Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, 1992)
Bell, Maureen, ‘Entrance in the Stationers’ Register’, The Library, VI.16 (1994), 50–54
Bergel, Giles, ‘Ballad Trade – Literary Print Culture – Adam Matthew Digital’, Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007, 2018 <http://www.literaryprintculture.amdigital.co.uk/Essays/GilesBergel> [accessed 2 March 2018].
Deazley, Ronan, On the Origin of the Right to Copy : Charting the Movement of Copyright Law in Eighteenth-Century Britain (1695-1775) (Oxford ; Portland, Or.: Hart Publishing, 2004)
Deazley, Ronan, Martin Kretschmer and Lionel Bently, Privilege and Property : Essays on the History of Copyright (OpenBook, 2010) <http://books.openedition.org/obp/1087> [accessed 21 February 2018].
Eliot, Simon, ‘“Mr Greenhill, Whom You Cannot Get Rid Of”: Copyright, Legal Deposit and the Stationers’ Company in the Nineteenth Century’, in Libraries and the Book Trade, ed. by Robin. Myers, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote (New Castle, DE.: Oak Knoll Press, 2000), pp. 51–84
Feather, John, ‘The Significance of Copyright History for Publishing History and Historians (Chapter 14)’, in Privilege and Property: Essays on the History of Copyright / Deazley, Kretschmer, Bently, 2010.
Glasgow, Eric, ‘Publishers in Victorian England’, Library Review, 47.8 (2013), 395–400. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539810239561
Great Britain, An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by Vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of Such Copies, during the Times Therein Mentioned. (London: printed by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas’d; printers to the Queens most excellent Majesty, 1710).
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Extracts of so Much of the Returns Made by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, (pursuant to the Orders of the 1st July 1817 and 20th February Last) as State, Whether Any of the Books Claimed under the Late Copyright Act Have Been Omitted to Be Placed in their Respective Libraries, and how otherwise disposed of, House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1818 <http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk/saveditems/myArchive.do> [accessed 22 March 2016]
Great Britain. Royal Commission on Copyright, 1876, Report and Minutes of Evidence. The Royal Commissions and the Report of the Commissioners. Minutes of Evidence, Together with an Appendix, Preceded by Tables of the Witnesses and of the Contents of the Appendix. v, 40 ([S.l.]: H.M.S.O., 1878)
Kretschmer, Martin and Friedemann Kawohl, ‘The History and Philosophy of Copyright’, in Music and Copyright, ed. Frith and Marshall, 2013, pp. 21–53.
MacDougall, Warren, ’Smugglers, Reprinters, and Hot Pursuers: The Irish-Scottish Book Trade, and Copyright Prosecutions in the Late Eighteenth Century’, in The Stationers’ Company and the Book Trade 1550-1990, 1997, p. pp.151-183.
Myers, Robin, Michael Harris and Giles Mandelbrote, Libraries and the Book Trade (New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press, 2000)
Myers, Robin, Records of the Worshipful Company of Stationers 1554-1920, microfilm reels (London, 1985)
Myers, Robin, ‘The Records of the Stationers’ Company; Their History, Importance and Use – Literary Print Culture – Adam Matthew Digital’, Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007, 2018 <http://www.literaryprintculture.amdigital.co.uk/Essays/RobinMyers> [accessed 2 March 2018].
Myers, Robin, and Worshipful Company of Stationers, The Stationers’ Company Archive : An Account of the Records, 1554-1984 (Winchester: St. Paul’s Bibliographies, 1990)
Myers, Robin, and Michael Harris, eds, The Stationers’ Company and the Book Trade, 1550-1990 (New Castle, Del. : Oak Knoll Press, 1997)
Myers, Robin, Michael Harris and Giles Mandelbrote, The London Book Trade : Topographies of Print in the Metropolis from the Sixteenth Century (New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll, 2003)
The National Archives, ‘The National Archives – Homepage’ (The National Archives) <http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/copyright-records-stationers-hall/> [accessed 31 January 2018]
Parkinson, John A.,Victorian Music Publishers : An Annotated List, (Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography), (Warren, Mich.: Harmonie Park Press, 1990 )
Partridge, Robert C. Barrington and F. G. (Frederic George) Kenyon, The History of the Legal Deposit of Books throughout the British Empire. (London: Library Association, 1938)
Purday, Charles H. (Charles Henry), Copyright: A Sketch of Its Rise and Progress, the Acts of Parliament and Conventions with Foreign Nations Now in Force : With Suggestions on the Statutory Requirements for the Disposal and Security of a Copyright, Literary, Musical, and Artistic. (London: W. Reeves., 1877)
Ransom, Harry Hunt, The First Copyright Statute : An Essay on An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, 1710. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1956)
Raven, James, The Business of Books : Booksellers and the English Book Trade, 1450-1850 (New Haven ; London: Yale University Press, 2007).
Sage Publishing, ‘Adam Matthew Digital Publishes The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007 | SAGE Publications Ltd’, 2017, Online [Press release] <https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/press/adam-matthew-digital-publishes-the-stationers’-company-archive-1554-2007> [accessed 12 October 2017].
Stationers’ Company, Index of titles and proprietors of books entered in the book of registry of the Stationers’ company … from 28th April 1710 to 30th Dec. 1773. (London, 1910)
University of Cambridge Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, ‘Primary Sources on Copyright – Home’ <http://www.copyrighthistory.org/cam/> [accessed 31 January 2018]
Copyright and Legal Deposit, & Publishing History (Music)
Barron, Anne, ‘Copyright Law’s Musical Work’, Social and Legal Studies, 15 (2006), 101–27.
Cathcart, Cynthia, ‘Pirates of the Middle Cs: Edward Bunting and the Pirated Editions of His 1796 Collection’, Bulletin of the Historical Harp Society, 24.3 (2014), 14–22.
Coover, James, Music Publishing, Copyright and Piracy in Victorian England : A Twenty-Five Year Chronicle, 1881-1906, from the Pages of the Musical Opinion & Music Trade Review and Other English Music Journals of the Period (London: Mansell Publishing Limited, 1985)
‘Copyright Question: Leader and Another v. Purday’, Musical World, 1849, p. Vol.22, Supplement, pp.741–44
Frith, Simon, and Lee. Marshall, Music and Copyright, 2nd ed. ([s.l.]: Routledge, 2013)
Hunter, David, ‘Review: Music Publishing, Copyright and Piracy in Victorian England: A Twenty-Five Year Chronicle, 1881-1906, from the Pages of the Musical Opinion & Music Trade Review and Other English Music Journals of the Period by James Coover’, Notes, 45.1 (1988), 64–65 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/941396> [accessed 21 October 2015].
Hunter, David, ‘Music Copyright in Britain to 1800’, Music & Letters, 67.3 (1986), 269–82 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/735889> [accessed 21 October 2015].
Hunter, David, ‘Music [Chapter41]’, in The Cambridge History of The Book in Britain, Vol.5, 1695-1830, Ed. by Michael F. Suarez, S.J. and Michael L. Turner, 2009, pp. 750–61.
Hunter, David, ‘Review: Music Entries at Stationers’ Hall 1710-1818 by Michael Kassler’, Notes, 2nd Series, 61.4 (2005), 993–94 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/4487489> [accessed 20 October 2015]
Kassler, Michael, Music Entries at Stationers’ Hall, 1710-1818 : From Lists Prepared for William Hawes, D.W. Krummel, and Alan Tyson and from Other Sources / Compiled by Michael Kassler. (Aldershot, Hants : Ashgate, 2004)
Kassler, Michael, The Music Trade in Georgian England (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011)
Krummel, Donald William and International Association of Music Libraries. Commission for Bibliographical Research., Guide for Dating Early Published Music : A Manual of Bibliographical Practices (Hackensack, N.J.: J. Boonin, 1974)
Krummel, Donald William English Music Printing 1553-1700, (London: The Bibliographical Society, 1975)
Krummel, Donald William, Bibliographies, Their Aims and Methods (London ; New York: Mansell, 1984)
Krummel, Donald William, The Literature of Music Bibliography : An Account of the Writings on the History of Music Printing & Publishing (Berkeley: Fallen Leaf Press, 1992)
Krummel, Donald William and Stanley Sadie, Music Printing and Publishing, 1st American ed. (Basingstoke: W.W. Norton, 1990)
Langley, Leanne, ‘Regent’s Harmonic Institution’, Oxford Music Online, 2001.
Leader and Cock v. Purday, [court-case] 1849.
Lockhart, William, ‘Trial by Ear: Legal Attitudes to Keyboard Arrangement in Nineteenth-Century Britain’, Music & Letters, 93.2 (May) (2011), 191–221 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/41684166> [accessed 31 January 2018]
London Record Society, ‘Pleadings, 1784-1785: Nos 272-301 | British History Online’, British History Online, 2000 <https://www.british-history.ac.uk/london-record-soc/vol35/pp117-127#h3-0028> [Attorney Charles Rennett, three music copyright lawsuits; accessed 4 October 2018].
McAulay, Karen E., ‘Review: Kassler, The Music Trade in Georgian England’, Fontes Artis Musicae (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML)), 67–69 <http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/42765555>.
Mace, Nancy A., ‘Charles Rennett and the London Music-Sellers in the 1780s: Testing the Ownership of Reversionary Copyrights’, Journal of the Royal Musical Association (Taylor & Francis, Ltd.Royal Musical Association, 2004), 1–23 <http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3557487>
Mace, Nancy A., ‘Haydn and the London Music Sellers: Forster V. Longman & Broderip’, Music & Letters, 527–41 <http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/737804>;
Mace, Nancy A., ‘Litigating the Musical Magazine: The Definition of British Music Copyright in the 1780s.’, Book History, 2 (1999), 122–45;
Mace, Nancy A., ‘The Market for Music in the Late Eighteenth Century and the Entry Books of the Stationers’ Company’, The Library, 10.2 (2009), 157–87 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/library/10.2.157>;
Mace, Nancy A. and Adam Matthew Digital, ‘Printed Music, Copyright, and the Stationers’ Company Archives in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries’, Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company, 1554-2007 [database], 2018
Music Publishing & Collecting : Essays in Honor of Donald W. Krummel (Champaign, Ill.: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994), ed. David Hunter
Neighbour, Oliver, ‘Review on JSTOR: Kassler, Michael, Com. Music Entries at Stationers’ Hall, 1710-1818. From Lists Prepared for William Hawes, D. W. Krummel, and Alan Tyson and from Other Sources, with a Foreword by D. W. Krummel … (2004)’, The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 2005, pp. 159–61 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/24295856> [accessed 7 September 2017].
Neighbour, Oliver W. and Alan Tyson, ‘English Plate Numbers’, Musical Times, 106.1471 (1965), 683 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/954181> [accessed 20 October 2015]
Rabin, Ronald J. and Steven Zohn, ‘Arne, Handel, Walsh, and Music as Intellectual Property: Two Eighteenth-Century Lawsuits’, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 120.1 (1995), 112–45.
Rooley, Anthony, Musical Turning Points : Entre’d at Stationers’ Hall ; the Pivotal Role of Stationers’ Hall in English Music 1600, 1700, 1800 (London: Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers, 2006).
Rowland, David, ‘Clementi as Publisher’, in The Music Trade in Georgian England, Ed. Michael Kassler, ed. by Michael Kassler (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011), pp. 159–91
Rowland, David, ‘Clementi’s Music Business’, in The Music Trade in Georgian England, Ed. Michael Kassler, ed. by Michael Kassler (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011), pp. 125–57.
Sepko, Delaina, ‘Curating Music Curation’ (University of Glasgow, 2015) <http://theses.gla.ac.uk/6357/> [accessed 24 January 2017].
Small, John, ‘J. C. Bach goes to law’, The Musical Times, 126.1711 (1985), 526 <http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/964456>
Solow, Linda and D. W. (Donald William) Krummel, An Index to Publishers, Engravers, and Lithographers and a Bibliography of the IAML Guide for Dating Early Published Music (Kassel, 1977)
Tyson, Alan, The Authentic English Editions of Beethoven (London: Faber and Faber, 1963).
University of Cambridge. Centre for Intellectual and Information Law, ‘Primary Sources on Copyright 1450-1900’ <http://www.copyrighthistory.org/cam/> [accessed 23 March 2016].
van Allen Russell, Ann, ‘“For Instruments Not Intended”: The Second J. C. Bach Lawsuit on JSTOR’, Music & Letters, 83.1 (2002), 3–29
Wood v. Boosey and Another, [court-case] 1867
Wood v. Boosey and Another, [court-case] 1868
Commissioners for Visiting the Universities and Colleges of Scotland., Evidence, Oral and Documentary, Taken and Received by the Commissioners Appointed by His Majesty George IV, July 23rd 1826, and Re-Appointed by His Majesty William IV, October 12th 1830, for Visiting the Universities of Scotland. (London: H.M.S.O., 1837)
Golding, Rosemary, Music and Academia in Victorian Britain (Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013).
House of Commons, Extracts of so Much of the Returns Made by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, (pursuant to the Orders of the 1st July 1817 and 20th February Last) as State, Whether Any of the Books Claimed under the Late Copyright Act Have Been Omitted to Be Place, House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1818 <http://parlipapers.chadwyck.co.uk>
King, Alexander Hyatt, ‘The History of Music Libraries in the United Kingdom’, Fontes, 25.3 (1978), 201–4 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/23505247> [accessed 26 April 2017]
King, Alexander Hyatt, ‘Music Circulating Libraries in Britain’, Musical Times, 1978, 134–38. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/960610>
Lenneberg, Hans, ‘“Early Circulating Libraries and the Dissemination of Music”’, Library Quarterly, 52 (1982), 122–30
Lenneberg, Hans, ‘Music Circulating Libraries’, The Musical Times, 122.1666 (1981), 806 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/961241>
Lenneberg, Hans, ‘Response to “Early Circulating Libraries and the Dissemination of Music”’, The Library Quarterly, 53.1 (1983), 103–103 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/961241>
Squire, William Barclay, ‘Libraries and Music Collections’, in Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians, ed. by J. A. (John Alexander) Fuller-Maitland (London: Macmillan, 1906), p. 704
Squire, William Barclay Squire, ‘Musical Libraries and Catalogues’, Proceedings of the Musical Association, 45.1 (1918), 97–111 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/765605>
Turbet, Richard, et al, Music Librarianship in the United Kingdom : Fifty Years of the United Kingdom Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Document Centres (Aldershot, Hants: Ashgate, 2003)
Individual Institutions and their Libraries
Arundell James Kennedy Esdaile, The British Museum Library, a Short History and Survey (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979)
British Library (London), Robin C. Alston and Anne Gilbert, The British Library : Past, Present, Future (London: British Library, 1989)
Chesser, Richard, ‘Music in the British Library: The Present and the Future’, Fontes Artis Musicae, 58.3 (2011), 325–32.
Cummings, William H.s, ‘The Formation of a National Musical Library’, Proceedings of the Musical Association, 4.1 (1877), 13–26 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/765279>
Deliot, Corine, and British Library Collection Metadata Data Services, ‘Downloads’. British Library Music (The British Library, 2018) http://www.bl.uk/bibliographic/download.html#csvmusic
Edwards, Frederick George, ‘The British Museum Library. I. Printed Music’, The Musical Times, 48.778 (1907), 777 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/904355>
Edwards, Frederick George, ‘The British Museum Library. I. Printed Music (Continued)’, The Musical Times, 49.779 (1908), 11-18 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/904535>
Edwards, Frederick George, ‘The British Museum Library. I. Printed Music (Continued)’, The Musical Times, 49.779 (1908), 11 <http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/904535>
Edwards, Frederick George, ‘The British Museum Library. I. Printed Music (Concluded)’, The Musical Times, 49.780 (1908), 82–88 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/904901>
Esdaile, A, The British Museum Library : A Short History and Survey, With an Introduction by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1946)
Harris, Philip Rowland and British Library, The Library of the British Museum : Retrospective Essays on the Department of Printed Books (London: British Library, 1991)
Harris, P. R. (Philip Rowland), ‘Writing a History of the British Museum Library’, Library History, 1998
King, Alexander Hyatt, ‘Music in the British Library’, Fontes, 1976, 101–2
King, Alexander Hyatt, ‘The Music Room of the British Museum 1753-1953. Its History and Organization on JSTOR’, Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association, 1952, pp. 65–79 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/766212> [accessed 26 April 2017]
King, Alexander Hyatt, Printed Music in the British Museum : An Account of the Collections, the Catalogues, and Their Formation up to 1920 (London: C. Bingley, 1979)
King, Alexander Hyatt, A Wealth of Music in the Collections of the British Library (Reference Division) and the British Museum (London: C. Bingley, 1983)
King, Alexander Hyatt, ‘William Barclay Squire, 1855–1927, Music Librarian’, The Library, 12.1 (1957), 10–11
Oliphant, Thomas, ‘Memorandum Respecting the Music in the British Museum’, in [Antonio Panizzi], Panizzi Papers 1849-50, 1850, p. fols 294-5 [British Library DH1/1-15]
Schnapper, Edith Betty, The British Union-Catalogue of Early Music Printed before the Year 1801 : A Record of the Holdings of over One Hundred Libraries throughout the British Isles (London: Butterworths, 1957)
Scobie, Christopher, ‘Ephemeral Music?: – The “Secondary Music” Collection at the British Library’, Fontes Artis Musicae, 63.1, 21–32
Turner, Malcolm and Arthur Searle, ‘The Music Collections of the British Library Reference Division’, Notes, 38.3 (1982), 499 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/939552>;
Turner, Malcolm, ‘Waving or Drowning? — the Growth of the Music Catalogues in the British Library on JSTOR’, Fontes Artis Musicae, 1989, pp. 297–304 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/23507489> [accessed 26 April 2017]
Sherrington, Unity and Guy Oldham, Music Libraries and Instruments. Papers Read at the Joint Congress, Cambridge, 1959 of the International Association of Music Libraries and the Galpin Society …, 1st edn (London:Hinrichsen Edition, 1961)
Lambeth Palace (holds Sion College holdings)
Mandelbrote, Giles, ‘Proposals for Printing a Catalogue of Sion College Library (1721)’, Library and Information History, 32.1–2 (2016), 20–33
Palmer, Richard and Lambeth Palace Library, Catalogues, Shelf Marks and Other Evidence for the History of Lambeth Palace Library 1610-1785 : Lambeth Palace Library Research Guide, (London: Lambeth Palace Library, 2016) <http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org/files/library_records_1610-1785_part_a_1.pdf> (The first of five parts covering up to 1952. See <http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org/content/libraryhistory>)
National Library of Scotland
Boehme, Almut, ‘Music in the National Library of Scotland’, Fontes Artis Musicae, 58.3 (2011), 308–16
Cadell, Patrick and Ann Matheson, For the Encouragement of Learning : Scotland’s National Library 1689-1989 (Edinburgh: HMSO, 1989)
Duce, Roger, ‘The National Library of Scotland: Music Manuscripts and Special Collections of Printed Music / Roger Duce et Al’, Fontes Artis Musicae, 47.1 (2000), 3–9 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/23509032> [accessed 25 November 2015].
National Library of Scotland, National Library of Scotland, ‘Digital Gallery. Special Collections of Printed Music’ < http://digital.nls.uk/special-collections-of-printed-music/archive/97135480> [accessed 31 January 2018].
Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin University Library
‘Legal Deposit – Collection Management : The Library of Trinity College Dublin:Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland’ website <https://www.tcd.ie/Library/collection-man/legal-deposit.php> [accessed 27 January 2016]
Stanley, Roy, ‘Music Collections at Trinity College Dublin’, Brio, 39.2 (2002), 32–37
Walsh, Anne and Vincent Kinane, Essays on the History of Trinity College Library, Dublin (Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2000)
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen University Library
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Beavan, Iain and others, The Library and Archive Collections of the University of Aberdeen : An Introduction and Description (Manchester: Manchester University Press with the University of Aberdeen, 2011)
Beavan, Iain, ‘Marischal College Library, Aberdeen, in the Nineteenth Century: An Overview’, Library & Information History, 31 (2015), 258–79 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17583489.2016.1145858>
Cooper, Barry, ‘Catalogue of Early Printed Music in Aberdeen Libraries’, RMA Research Chronicle, 1978, 2–138 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/25099342>
Cooper, Barry, and Richard Turbet, ‘Catalogue of Early Printed Music in Aberdeen Libraries Supplement, 1979-1988’, RMA Research Chronicle, 33.1 (1990), 151–52 <http://www.jstor.org/stable/25099411>
Scottish Universities Commission (1826), Report Relative to the University and King’s College of Aberdeen. (London: H.M.S.O., 1830)
Turbet, Richard, ‘Music Deposited by Stationers’ Hall at the Library of the University and King’s College of Aberdeen, 1753-96’, RMA Research Chronicle, 30 (1997), 139–62 < http://www.jstor.org/stable/25099459>
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University of Cambridge
Cambridge University Library
Carr, Reginald Philip, ‘Music Collections in the University Library’, Staff Bulletin, 1985.
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Return to an order of the Honourable House of Commons, dated 2d April 1818; for a return of the manner in which the books received under the Copyright Act, 54 Geo. 3, c. 156, and stated by a return made to an order of this House, dated 20th February 1818, as not placed in the public library of the University of Cambridge, have been disposed of. House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1818. [Paper no.168. Available via database, UK Parliamentary Papers (ProQuest)]
University of Edinburgh
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Edinburgh University Library
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Hancock, P. D., A Short History of Edinburgh University Library : Compiled from Various Sources (Edinburgh University Library, 1980)
‘Edinburgh University Library’, in, Handbuch Der Historischen Buchbestande in Deutschland, Osterreich Und Europa. (Fabian-Handbuch) Online <http://fabian.sub.uni-goettingen.de/fabian?Edinburgh_University_Library> [accessed 17 May 2017].
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University of Edinburgh. Centre for Research Collections, and Nathalie Bertaud, Research Guide: Early Library Records, [Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Library, 2017)
University Library : 1580-1980 : A Commemorative Exhibition (Edinburgh: University Library, 1980).
University of Glasgow
Glasgow University Library
Davies, Peter V. and others, The University of Glasgow Library : Friendly Shelves (Glasgow: The Friends of Glasgow University Library in association with the University Library, 2016);
Dickson, William Purdie, The Glasgow University Library : Notes on Its History, Arrangements, and Aims (Glasgow: James MacLehose & Sons, 1888).
Hoare, Peter, ‘The Librarians of Glasgow University over 350 Years: 1641-1991’, Library Review, 1991, 27–43.
Nairn, Audrey, ‘A 1731 Copyright List from Glasgow University Archives’, The Bibliotheck; a Scottish Journal of Bibliography and Allied Topics, (1959) 2.1; 30–34. [Describes the legal deposit process but music is unmentioned.]
University of Oxford
Boorman, Theodora, and Oliver House, ‘Bodleian Library Records’, Bodleain Library Special Collections, 2016 <http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/1500-1900/lib-recs/lib-recs.html#d2e27125> [accessed 11 January 2018]
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Heaney, Michael. Heaney and Catriona Cannon, Transforming the Bodleian (Berlin: De Gruyter Saur, 2012).
Macrae, William Dunn, Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1598-1867 … (London, 1868)
University of St Andrews
Smart, Robert N., Biographical Register of the University of St Andrews 1747-1897, (St Andrews: University of St Andrews Library, 2004)
Smart, Robert N., St Andrews University Library Digital Humanities and Research Computing Teams and Alice Crawford, ‘Biographical Register 1747-1897’ <https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/> [accessed 18 October 2017].
The Matriculation Roll of the University of St. Andrews, 1747-1897 (Edinburgh ; London: W. Blackwood and Sons, 1905);
St Andrews University Library
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