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William H. Walter and George W. Walter Papers, 1844-1912; 1957-1967

Summary Information

Abstract

William H. Walter and his son, George W. Walter were mid to late 19th Century composers of devotional music that was used primarily in the Episcopal or Anglican faith. This collection primarily contains sheet music of hymns, canticles, and other forms of service music.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1558
Bib ID 6915590 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Walter, William Henry
Title William H. Walter and George W. Walter Papers, 1844-1912; 1957-1967
Physical Description 2 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Language(s) Material is primarily in English with some Latin and Italian.
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 3 series.

Description

Summary

The collection primarily contains music manuscripts and music related publications. It also contains a bibliography and genealogical information compiled by David Palmer (grandson of George W. Walter) pertaining to James Cheetham (grandfather of William H. Walter), an early 19th Century author, journalist and political activist.

  • Series I: William H. Walter, 1844-1903

    This series contains music manuscripts, publications, business accounts and other papers created by William H. Walter.

  • Series II. George W. Walter, 1865-1913

    This series contains music manuscripts, publications and other papers created by George W. Walter.

  • Series III: David Palmer and James Cheetham, 1957-1967

    This series contains a subject bibliography about James Cheetham (grandfather of William H. Walter), an early 19th Century author, journalist and political activist. It also contains genealogical information on the Walter and Cheetham families, excerpts from books by James Cheetham, correspondence, and newspaper clippings as well as a single piece of music arranged by David Palmer.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William H. Walter and George W. Walter Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material-- at Columbia

Walter, W.H. (1860). A manual of church music: containing a choice selection of chants and metrical tunes, designed for use in public and private worship

Walter, W.H. (1857). Selections of psalms, together with the canticles, occasional anthems, and proper psalms on certain days; pointed for chanting, with chants

Walter, W.H. (1886). Mass in C, or Communion service, with Latin and English words.

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Papers processed Ellen Reece, Pratt 2011 03/--/2011.

Finding aid written Ellen Reece, Pratt 2011 03/--/2011.

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2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

William H. Walter was a composer, writer and musician born in Newark, NJ 1825 July 1 to James Hahn Walter and Mary Cheetham, the daughter of journalist, author and British radical, James Cheetham. William H. Walter served as organist and music director to St. John's Chapel and St. Paul's Church, in succession, from 1847-1856. In 1856 Walter was hired as the music director and organist for Trinity Church and Trinity Chapel where he remained until his retirement in 1869. Walter received an honorary doctorate in music from Columbia University in 1865. The majority of William H. Walter's work is composed of hymns, canticles and other forms of service music. William H. Walter died in 1893.

George W. Walter was a composer and musician born in New York City, NY 1851 December 16 to William H. Walter and Elizabeth Wooley Ham. George W. Walter moved to Washington D.C. in 1869 and there he received a doctorate in music from Columbian University. He went on to serve as the music director and temple organist for Ascension Church in Washington, D.C. The majority of George W. Walter's work is composed of hymns, canticles and other forms of service music. George W. Walter died in 1911.

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Series I: William H. Walter, 1844-1903

This series contains music manuscripts, publications, business accounts and other papers created by William H. Walter.


Subseries I.1: Music Manuscripts, 1844-1885

This sub-series contains music manuscripts copied and written in the author's hand. Also contained are pieces copied by Walter, but not authored by him and organ books.


Service Music, 1844-1885



Box 1 Folder 1 Mass in C , 1881 August 9

(Originally written in 1879 this book was recopied with corrections for George W. Walter. Includes notes and emendations by George W. Walter.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Communion Service in A, 1862 March 26; 1875 December 1, 1862 March, 1875 December 1

(Organ copy. Includes performance dates,BenedictusandAngus Dei.Includes corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Communion Service in A, 1856


Box 1 Folder 2 Communion Service in A, 1872

(Vocal score copied on 1872 December 26 for George W. Walter.


Box 1 Folder 2 Evening Service in A, 1856-1860 October 11, 1856-1860 October

(Includes corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Evening Service in A: Bonum Est & Benedic Anima Mea, , 1856

(Includes dates and locations where the piece was performed as well as corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Morning Service in A, 1855

(Tenor part. Includes aJubilate Deoand dates and locations of performance as well as corrections by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Festal Service, 1856


Box 1 Folder 2 Benedic Anima Mea , 1885 June 23-27

(First full score. Includes notes from author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Benedic Anima Mea , 1885 July 27-1885 July 29

(Second full score.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Benedic Anima Mea in C, undated


Box 1 Folder 2 Bonum Est , 1885 July 27


Box 1 Folder 2 Bonum Est in E Flat, 1885 July 27


Box 1 Folder 2 Cantante Domino and Deus Misereatur, 1863 24 July, 1863


Box 1 Folder 2 Cantante Domino and Deus Misereatur, in E Flat, 1863 24 July, 1863

(Author's Manuscript. Continuation of the Festal Service.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Cantante Domino and Deus Misereatur , 1863 August 31

(Includes dates and locations of performance.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Cantante Domino and Deus Misereatur , 1879

(This copy was presented to Reverend G.I. Tucker of the Chapel of the Holy Cross on 1879 November 18. Includes dates and locations of performance.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Deus Misereatur , 1845 March 3

(Includes corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 2 Dona Nobis Pacem , 1866 May 11

(In Latin. From the 28th Movement ofMass in A.Written for a female quartetto.


Box 1 Folder 3 Fugue, 1882 March 30, 1882, 1882 March 30, 1882


Box 1 Folder 3 Fugue in E Flat, 1848 February 5

(Includes notes, corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Fugue in D Minor and Fugue in C, 1848 November 4

(Includes notes, corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Fugue in G, undated

(FromExaltobo te Deus.For the organ.)


Box 1 Folder 3 The Litany and Introits, 1872 July 23; 1873 January 16, 1872 July, 1873 January 16

(Includes The Great Litany, a Preces for Morning Prayer and an Introit,When I Awake I am Still With Thee,which was written for Frank Weyman, Esq. of Pittsburgh, PA.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Magnificat , 1879

(Song of Mary.In Latin.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Magnificat , 1885 July 3

(Song of Mary.In Latin and English. Includes notes, corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Nunc Dimittis and One Sweetly Solemn Thought undated;, 1893 April 6

(The Song of Simeon,dismissal.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum, 1851 October 2-November 3, 1851 October

(Original score. Includes corrections by the author.


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum, 1885 December 16

(This copy was presented to George W. Walter for his birthday. Includes dates and locations of performance as well as notes by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum, 1875 August 6-10

(Includes corrections by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Correspondence, undated

(Letter From William H. Walter to George W. Walter that accompanied a vocal score to Te Deum in E Flat.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum in E Flat, 1856

(Includes dates and locations of performance as well as corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum and Benedictus in F, 1851 December 10

(For the Advent season. Includes dates and locations of performance.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum and Benedictus , 1853 December 9

(Includes dates and locations of performance as well as notes, corrections and emendations by the author)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum and Jubilate , 1870

(Author's copy from Morning Service in A. This copy was presented to George W. Walter on his birthday. Includes notes by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum and Jubilate , 1872

(Author's copy from Festal Service in E Flat. This copy was presented to George W. Walter on his birthday. Includes notes by the author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Te Deum Laudamus , 1857 September 29

(Includes notes from author.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Une Reverie du Passe , 1884 February 9

(Copied for George W. Walter on 1885 July 31.)


Box 1 Folder 3 Une Reverie du Passe , 1884 February 9


Box 1 Folder 3 Veni Creator , 1884 February 16

(In Latin.)


Hymns and Secular Music


Box 1 Folder 4 The Dark: Where do the little chickens run? , 1876 August


Box 1 Folder 4 Festival March , 1857

(Written by J.N. Pychowski, arranged for four performers on two piano fortes by William H. Walter. First Piano Forte.)


Box 1 Folder 4 Festival March , 1857

(Written by J.N. Pychowski, arranged for four performers on two piano fortes by William H. Walter. Second Piano Forte.)


Box 1 Folder 4 The Graduate's Parting Hymn, 1877)

As sung by Grammar School, Number 47 (12th Street) Class of 1877. Words by Ida Sutton, music by William H. Walter.)


Box 1 Folder 4 Jesus Tender Shepherd , undated


Box 1 Folder 4 Lullaby , undated


Box 1 Folder 4 Mother's Picture on the Wall , 1882 August 16

(Composed for D.L. Wing, Esq., Editor of Coney Island Sunday Spray. Two copies.)


Box 1 Folder 4 O Lord, Thou Hast Searched Me , 1873 January 27

(Anthem for tenor, treble, bass and alto.)


Box 1 Folder 4 Our Native Land , 1865 July 20

(Two copies.)


Box 1 Folder 4 Booklet of songs, undated

(IncludesElizabeth, The Hawthorn: HOPE, Song,and an untitled piece all dedicated to Ms. Elizabeth W. Hamm.)


Miscellaneous Music Manuscripts

(These manuscripts are copied by W.H. Walter, but are not composed or arranged by him.)


Box 1 Folder 5 Canzonetta a Tre Vocci in onare della Sina Vergine Maria, 1883 17 November, 1883

(Unknown composer. In Italian. The date is the date that the music was copied by Walter.)


Box 1 Folder 5 From the Depth I called on Thee , 1849

(Written by Dr.Tye.)


Box 1 Folder 5 O Lord Increase My Faith , undated

(Written by Gibbons.)


Box 1 Folder 5 O Praise the Lord and Gloria Patri , undated

(O Praise the Lordadapted from Ronaldo del Mel by Dr. Aldrich.Gloria Patriis an excerpt fromBlessed Are Thoseby Tallis.


Box 1 Folder 5 Save Me, O God and O Lord My God , undated

(Save Me, O Godwritten by William Byrd from the 54th Psalm, verses 1-4.O Lord My Godwritten by Palestrina from the 7th Psalm, verse 1.


Box 1 Folder 5 Teach Me O Lord and Praise the Lord , undated

(Teach Me O Lordwritten by Rogers from 119th Psalm, verses 33-36, 40.Praise the Lordwritten by Dr. Child.


Box 1 Folder 5 Unto Thee O Lord and All The People That On Earth Do Dwell , undated

(Unto Thee O Lordwritten by Rich Faurant.All The People That On Earth Do Dwellwritten by Tallis.


Box 1 Folder 5 Untitled, undated

(A piece of music written by Tallis and Felton.)


Organ Books


Box 1 Folder 6 Organ Book, circa, 1844-1859

(Includes music composed by George W. Walter dated 1859.)


Box 1 Folder 6 Organ Book, circa, 1855

(Used at Trinity Chapel. Includes dates that certain pieces were performed.)


Box 1 Folder 6 Organ Book, 1870

(Used at Saint Paul's Church in Yonkers, NY.)



Box 2 Folder 7 Music Journal, 1852-1883, 1903, 1852-1883, 1903

(Journal contains service music, hymns, songs, and other compositions written by Walter through 1883. In 1903 George W. Walter made notes regarding a number of the pieces.)


Subseries I.2: Publications, 1854-1886

This sub-series contains publications by William H. Walter, including books, sheet music, and pamphlets.


Services and Hymnals


Box 2 Folder 8 Communion Service in A, Booklet, 1879

(Full score. (Two copies.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Mass in C Booklet, 1886

(Dedicated to Mr. George Simon)


Box 2 Folder 8 Mass in C Booklet, 1886

(Bass part from All Souls Church.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Mass in C Booklet, 1886

(Tenor part from All Souls Church.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Mass in C Booklet, 1886

(Alto part from All Souls Church.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Evening Service, Booklet, 1878

(FromWalter in A.Author's manuscript. IncludesBonum EstandBenedic Anima Mea.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Evening Service, Booklet, 1878

(FromWalter in A.(Two copies.))


Box 2 Folder 8 Evening Service, Booklet, 1879

(FromWalter in A.IncludesBonum EstandBenedic Anima Mea.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Plain Service for the Lenten Season, 1868

(IncludesVenite, Benedicite, Benedictus, Bonum Est, Deus MisereaturandBenedic Anima Measet to Gregorian tones. (Two copies.))


Box 2 Folder 8 Choral Hymns, Ancient and Modern Booklet,, 1862 July

(English translations of German hymns compiled by William H. Walter. First part.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Choral Hymns, Ancient and Modern Booklet,, 1862 July

(English translations of German hymns compiled by William H. Walter. Fifth part. (Two copies.))


Anthems, Hymns, and Miscellaneous Service Music


Box 2 Folder 9 Benedicite, omina opera Domini Booklet,, 1858

(IncludesKyrie.(Two copies.))


Box 2 Folder 9 Benedictus Qui Venit Booklet, 1879

(Quartette.)


Box 2 Folder 9 The Christian Soldier's Easter Hymn, Sheet Music, undated

(Written for Saint Luke's Cathedral, Portland, ME. (Two copies.))


Box 2 Folder 9 Christmas Carol Sheet Music, undated

(Two copies.)


Box 2 Folder 9 I Heard a Voice Sheet Music, undated

(Two copies)


Box 2 Folder 9 Impromptu Sheet Music, 1854

(Dedicated to Miss Susan Arden Babcock. Includes corrections by the author. Written for the Organ.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Impromptu , 1863

(Dedicated to Miss Susan Arden Babcock. FromClassic and Popular Voluntaries for the Organseries.)


Box 2 Folder 9 In Whom Shall I Trust , 1885

(By Mrs. Mary E. Kail and William H. Walter. Two copies.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Jubilate Deo Booklet, 1879

((Two copies.))


Box 2 Folder 9 Let Every Thing That Hath Breath , 1875

(Introit for Thanksgiving.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Funeral March from Lieder Ohne Worte , 1863

(Written by Felix Mendelssohn, arranged for the organ by William H. Walter. FromClassic and Popular Voluntaries for the Organseries.)


Box 2 Folder 9 The Marvelous Work , 1863

(From Haydn'sCreation,arranged by William H. Walter. FromClassic and Popular Voluntaries for the Organseries.)


Box 2 Folder 9 O Come Hither , 1865 November 1

(Anthem from Psalm 46, 8-11 for tenor or treble solo and chorus.)


Box 2 Folder 9 O Come Hither Sheet Music, 1865 November 1

(Peace Anthem from Psalm 46, 8-11 for tenor or treble solo and chorus. Published by the author.)


Box 2 Folder 9 O How Amiable Sheet Music, 1854

(Anthem from Psalm 84 for a quartette. Two copies.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Out of the Deep Sheet Music, 1864 September 9-12

(Anthem from Psalm 70 for tenor and soprano with a full choir. Dedicated to H.N. Bartol, Esq. of Portland, ME.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem Sheet Music,, undated

(Abridged Thanksgiving Anthem.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Sanctus-hosana Sheet Music, 1870


Box 2 Folder 9 Sing O Heavens Sheet Music, 1865

(Christmas Anthem for country choirs written by William Jackson of Masham, England including a treble solo by William H. Walter. Two copies.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Te Deum Laudamus , 1858 January

(Dedicated to Madison Ham, Esq. on 1858 February 18.)


Box 2 Folder 9 Te Deum Laudamus in B Flat, 1882


Box 2 Folder 9 Unto Us a Child is Born , 1875

(Introit for Christmas.)


Box 2 Folder 9 We'll Meet in Heaven at Last , 1876


Box 2 Folder 9 When Through Life Unblest We Rove Sheet Music,, 1848

(Words by Thomas Moore, music by William H. Walter. Dedicated to Miss Louise G. Pethick.)


Books


Box 2 Folder 10 Common Prayer with Ritual Song Book,, 1868


Box 2 Folder 10 A Manual of Church Music: Containing a Choice Selection of Chants and Metrical Tunes, Designed for Use in Public and Private Worship, Book, 1870

(Please see the circulating copy.)


Box 2 Folder 10 Songs for Children and the Childlike, Book, 1877

(A collection of songs written by J. Ireland Tucker and William H. Walter. Contains notes by William H. Walter.)


Box 2 Folder 10 Walter's Lessons in Music Book, 1882

(A short review of the book is adhered to the first page.)


Box 2 Folder 10 The Welcome Hour: For Use in Singing Schools, Choirs, Social Circles, Musical Conventions, Glee Clubs, Conerts, Etc., Book, 1877

(A collection of songs compiled by S. Wesley Martin and William H. Walter. Contains notes by William H. Walter.)


Subseries I.3: Business Accounts and Miscellaneous Papers, 1845-1866

This sub-series contains a ledger, an essay on descriptive music, notes on musical theory and the script for a musical.


Box 2 Folder 11 Ledger and Journal, 1846 September 10-circa 1866, 1846 September, 1866

(Contains sales accounts for W.H. Walter's music. Also contains notes on Organ repairs and additions and notes on musical theory.)


Box 2 Folder 11 Note, 1866 November 28

(Request to W.H. Walter to send sheet music.)


Box 2 Folder 11 Descriptive Music Essay, undated


Box 2 Folder 11 Untitled, Manuscript, undated

(Notes on the elementary music composition and scale.)


Box 2 Folder 11 Notes, undated

(Notes on Dr. Bubsy'sHistory of Music.


Box 2 Folder 11 Notes, undated

(Notes on scale.)


Box 2 Folder 11 Music Manuscript Book, undated


Adeline or The Lover's Ghost


Box 2 Folder 12 Script, 1844 August 12


Box 2 Folder 12 The Gypsies' Song , 1845 February 27

(FromAdeline or The Lover's GhostAct 2, Scene 4.)


Box 2 Folder 12 Oh Happy Hour circa, 1845

(FromAdeline or The Lover's GhostAct 2, Scene 5. Written on the reverse ofCantante Domino, No. 5.)

Series II. George W. Walter, 1865-1913

This series contains music manuscripts, publications and other papers created by George W. Walter.


Subseries II.1: Music Manuscripts, 1865-1913

This sub-series contains music manuscripts copied and written in the author's hand and organ books.


Service Music, Mass in A



Box 3 Folder 13 Words and Plan of Mass in A Booklet,, 1865-1866

(An accompanying booklet toMass in A.


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. I , 1866 May 22

(IncludesKyrie Eleisonand a note regarding voice and music parts.


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. II , 1866 June 27

(IncludesGloria in Excelsis Deo.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. III , 1866 October 25

(IncludesEt in Terra Pax Homnibus.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. IV , 1866 August 15

(IncludesLaudamusandBenedicimus.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. V , 1866 October 5

(IncludesDomine, Fili, uni Genite.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VI , 1866 October 9

(IncludesQui Tollis Peccata Mundi.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VII , 1866 November 28-29

(IncludesMiserere Nobis.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VIII , 1867 January 7-19

(IncludesQui Tollis Peccata Mundi.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. III , 1866 October 11

(Dedicated to Dr. Madison Ham. Incorrect copy of the third movement,Et in Terra Pax Homnibus.)


Service Music


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, 1868 October 16, 1872, 1868 October, 1872

(Based on Luke Chapter 1, Verse 8. Dedicated to Horace V. Bartol, Esq. Includes corrections and emendations by the author that were made in 1872.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, 1875 March 20

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus , undated


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, undated

(Vocal score.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Cantante Domino , 1872 May 7


Box 3 Folder 14 Elegy , 1867


Box 3 Folder 14 Gloria Patri in E Flat, undated


Box 3 Folder 14 Gloria Patri, Filio, et Spiriti Sancto , 1870

(Original manuscript.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Kyrie Eleison , undated

(In Latin.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Miserere mei Deus , 1865 April

(Based on the 51st Psalm.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Sanctus , 1866 November 9

(Dedicated to W.A.N. Diller. G.W. Walter uses the pseudonym G. Whillikens Squybobbulus for this piece.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Six Chants for Mixed Quartette , 1875 October 11


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum No. 4 in B Flat, 1875 November 17-20

(For male voices. Dedicated to the choir of Ascension Church, W.C. Hill, Jm. Johnston and Wm. Shuster, Jr.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus in E Flat, 1869

(Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus No. 4 , 1875

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus No. 5 , 1875 December 6

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus , undated


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus and Gloria Patri in E Flat, 1869


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite , 1874 September 6

(For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite Adoremus, 1875 16 November, 1875

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite Adoremus in E Flat, undated


Hymns, Anthems and Secular Music


Box 3 Folder 16 Air with Variations , 1865 November 27

(For violin.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ is Risen , 1875

(Easter anthem. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ Our Passover , 1874-1881

(Easter anthem.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ Our Passover , 1890 March 13

(Easter anthem. Vocal score. Includes corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Disagreement with a Slight Alliance , 1866

(A chant by G.W. Walter composed by layering a chant by Rev. William Felton and a chant by W.H. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Fantasia , 1865

(Dedicated to Madison Ham, Esq.The Prisoner's Hope, Fisher's Hornpipe, and Yankee Doodle Amalgamated, Mashed and Mixed Upon the reverse.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Prisoner's Hope, Fisher's Hornpipe, and Yankee Doodle Amalgamated, Mashed and Mixed Up, , 1866 July 31

(Fantasiaon the reverse.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Die Felsenmühle, 1874 July 3-8, 1874 July

(Overturefrom Carl Reissinger'sDie Felsenmühletranscribed for organ by G.W. Walter.


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1879 October 18

(Author's manuscript. Includes notes, corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1883

(Papyrographed copy. (Two copies.))


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1884 December 24


Box 3 Folder 16 The Horse and his Rider , 1866 October 23

(The chorus from George Frideric Handel'sIsrael in Egyptarranged for the organ by G.W. Walter. Dedicated to "all true lovers of respectable music and especially to those who have to particular fondness for Vincent Novello's dirty stuff".


Box 3 Folder 16 March of the Board of the Public Works , undated

(Adapted fromTell This to the Marines.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Our Lord is Risen From the Dead , undated


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E , 1877 February 19

(Author's manuscript. For the organ.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E, 1911

(For the organ. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E, 1912 March 24

(For the organ. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 20 July, 1869

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 14 August, 1869

(Author's manuscript. Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 20 July, 1869

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie , 1913 March 11

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie , undated

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Romanza , 1872 June 12

(From Fromental Halev'sL'éclairarranged for organ by G.W. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Silent Cry , 1885 September 25

(FromThe Journal and Messenger.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Sing Unto God , 1868 January 17

(Vocal Score. Author's Manuscript. An anthem from the 68th Psalm, verses 31-35.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Untitled, undated

(A loose page of music.)


Organ Books


Box 3 Folder 17 Loose signatures, 1866 February 12-1872 June 7

(Loose signatures from an organ book.)


Box 3 Folder 17 Loose signature, 1873 February 12-1873 March 4

(Loose signature from an organ book.)


Box 3 Folder 18 Organ Book, 1894 March 1


Subseries II.2: Publications, 1875-1900

This sub-series contains George W. Walter's various publications, including books, sheet music, and pamphlets.



Box 4 Folder 19 All Alone , 1878


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Score)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Tenor part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Bass part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Soprano part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Alto part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Canticles of the Church Pointed for Chanting , undated

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Festival Jubilate , 1881

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 The Shadow of the Rock , 1885

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 The Temple Organ , 1900


Subseries II.3: Miscellaneous, 1870-1873

This sub-series contains a scrapbook and George W. Walter's notes on hereditary genius.


Box 4 Folder 20 Scrapbook, 1873


Box 4 Folder 20 Hereditary Genius: an inquiry into its laws and consequences, , 1870

(Excerpts from an essay by Francis Galton copied in G.W. Walter's hand with his analysis.

Series III: David Palmer and James Cheetham, 1957-1967

This series contains a subject bibliography about James Cheetham (grandfather of William H. Walter), an early 19th Century author, journalist and political activist. It also contains genealogical information on the Walter and Cheetham families, excerpts from books by James Cheetham, correspondence, and newspaper clippings as well as a single piece of music arranged by David Palmer.


Box 4 Folder 21 James Cheetham-1772-1810 A Bibliography , 1803-1957

(Written by David Palmer. Contains a subject bibliography about James Cheetham, genealogical information on the Walter and Cheetham families, excerpts from books by James Cheetham, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.


Box 4 Folder 22 James Cheetham-1772-1810 A Bibliography , 1957

(Only the subject bibliography is contained.)


Box 4 Folder 22 Correspondence, 1967 March 23-May 2

(Correspondence between the Readex Microprint Corporation and David Palmer regarding the availability ofThe American Citizennewspaper.


Box 4 Folder 23 Chorale , 1947 May 18

(Arranged for two pianos from Bach'sCantata No. 140by David Palmer.)