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Eloise Heaton Papers

A description of her papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Heaton, Eloise K.
Title: Eloise Heaton Papers
Inclusive Dates: before 1985
Quantity: 3 linear ft.
Abstract: Printed material, correspondence, hymns, anthems, poetry, piano rolls, audiocassettes of the American composer and poet.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Eloise Heaton was an American composer and poet. She was an alumna of Syracuse University (class of 1937), where the Eloise K. Heaton Fellowship in Music Composition & Theory is named for her.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Eloise Heaton Papers consist of printed material, correspondence, hymns, anthems, poetry, piano rolls, and audiocassettes.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

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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Subject Headings


Heaton, Eloise K.


Women composers -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Manuscripts (document genre)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Eloise Heaton Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Music Library, 1985, 1986.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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