Columbia University: Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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535 W. 114th St., New York NY, USA 10027
German Seventh Day Baptist
New York
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Director of Rare Book and Manuscript Library

The Hunt-Berol Collection, formed by Arthur Billings Hunt, contains some 3,000 volumes of mostly American and English music books of the sixteenth–twentieth (mostly eighteenth and nineteenth) centuries. It includes over 500 volumes of sacred music, particularly eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and American hymnology. The collection is currently being cataloged (2012). In a related collection are 12 manuscripts and printed books from the Ephrata Cloister. Date range: 16th-20th c.