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Henry Purmont Eames Score

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Eames, Henry Purmort, 1872-1950.
Title: Henry Purmont Eames Score
Inclusive Dates: Undated
Quantity: 1 item.
Abstract: Score, "Richard Byk Fantasia for piano on American Indian themes"
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Henry Purmont Eames (1872-1950) was an American composer, conductor and teacher of piano. He studied with Clara Schumann and Padereweski. According to he was also Music Department Director for Brunswick Records.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry Purmont Eames Score consists of a single score, "Richard Byk Fantasia for piano on American Indian themes."

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

A small brochure written by Eames for Brunswick, entitled "What to look for when buying a record player," is available online at

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Subject Headings


Eames, Henry Purmort, 1872-1950.


Composers -- United States.
Conductors -- United States.
Pianists -- United States.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry Purmont Eames Score,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of William Fleming Estate, 2002.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 30 Jul 2010
Revision history:

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Folder 1 Richard Byk Fantasia for piano on American Indian themes

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