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Collection Overview

Title: Lloyd Farrar Music Instrument Collection, 1893-1957Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/92

Primary Creator: Farrar, Lloyd Phillip

Extent: 11.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: 35 Instruments

Subjects: Brass Instruments, Musical Instrument Collections, Musical Instrument Makers - Europe, Musical Instrument Makers - United States

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Woodwind, string, and brass instruments by European and American manufacturers

Subject/Index Terms

Brass Instruments
Musical Instrument Collections
Musical Instrument Makers - Europe
Musical Instrument Makers - United States


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Music Instruments],
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Series 1: Music InstrumentsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: TonetteAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.037 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Plastic
Item 2: TonetteAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.038 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Plastic
Item 3: Fitchhorn Song FluteAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.039 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Plastic
Item 4: Tin WhistleAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.040 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Brass?
Item 5: Tin WhistleAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.041 Physical condition: Fair Material composition: Brass?
Item 6: Tin WhistleAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.042 Physical condition: Fair Material composition: Brass?
Item 7: Tin WhistleAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.043 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Brass?
Item 8: Tin WhistleAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.044 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Unidentified metal with plastic mouthpiece
Item 9: Melody FluteAdd to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.045 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Unidentified metal
Item 10: Fife (Melody Flute)Add to your cart.
Non-accession number: 2004.120992.046 Physical condition: Good Material composition: Tin
Item 11: Star Dust Fox TrotAdd to your cart.
Orchestral Parts
Item 1: Alto Valved Trombone: LaFleche Cie, 1880-1910Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.027

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver

Item 2: Baritone Horn: Monarch, 1882-1890Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.029

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Brass

Item 3: Cornet: C.G. Conn, 1892Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.006

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Silver

Item 4: Cornet: C.G. Conn, 1933Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.049

Physical condition: Fair

Material composition: Brass

Item 5: Cornet: C.G. Conn, 1903Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.048

Physical condition: Very Good

Material composition: Silver

Item 6: Cornet: Ch. Missenharter, 1882Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.003

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 7: Cornet: Missenharter and Coleman Excelsior Bb, ca. 1893Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.002

Physical condition: Fair

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 8: Cornet: John Heald, ca. 1920Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.020

Physical condition:

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 9: Cornet: Frank Holton, ca. 1914Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.017

Physical condition:

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 10: Cornet: C.G. Conn, ca. 1923Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.018

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Copper and Bronze

Item 11: Cornet: C.G. Conn, ca. 1923Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.019

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 12: Cornet: Charles Parsons, ca. 1880Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.014

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Brass

Item 13: Cornopean, ca. 1850Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.016

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Brass

Item 14: Double Horn: Carl Lehmann & Co., Ca., 1920Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.024

Physical condition: Poor

Material composition: Brass

Item 15: Euphonium: E. A. Couturier, 1930Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.030

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Silver

Item 16: Flute: C. G. Conn, 1930Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.001

Physical condition: Poor

Material composition: Silver

Item 17: Helicon B-flat: Brua C. Keefer, 1915Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.023

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 18: Helicon E-flat: Distin, 1905Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.022

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 19: English Slide trumpet and tuning bit: C. Pace, LondonAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.015a and 2004.120992.015c

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Copper

Reproduction mouthpiece 2004.120992.15b (see also mouthpiece box 1)

Item 20: Trombone: Conn, 1954Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.009

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Rose and Yellow Brass

Item 21: Trombone: Conn, Ca., 1933Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.032

Physical condition: Poor

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 22: Trombone: F. E. Olds Co., 1912Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.008

Physical condition: Fair

Material composition: Brass

Item 23: Trombone: Lehnert, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.012

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Silver

Item 24: Trombone: F. E. Olds Co., 1954Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.010

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Nickel

Item 25: Trombone: Holton, c. 1916-1917Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.007

Physical condition: Fair

Material composition: Brass and Gold

Item 26: Trombone: Marceau, 1900-1910Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.025

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 27: Trombone: C. W. Osgood, 1915-1925Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.026

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 28: Trumpet: Leblanc, 1958Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.005

Physical condition: Very Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 29: Trumpet: Holton, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.013

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Gold plating

Item 30: Trumpet: C. G. Conn, 1931Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.004

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver and Brass

Item 31: Herald Trumpet, 1920-1930Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.028

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Brass

Item 32: Trumpet: Conn, ca. 1957Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.033

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Silver, Nickel and Brass

Item 33: Trumpet: King, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.031

Physical condition: Poor

Material composition: Brass

Item 34: Trumpet: William Frank Co., 1935-1942Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.011

Physical condition: Excellent

Material composition: Gold Plated

Item 35: Trumpet B-flat: C. G. Conn, ca. 1930Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.021

Physical condition: Very Good

Material composition: Brass

Item 36: Violin: H. Pohl, 1920Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.034

Physical condition: Fair

Material composition: Wood and Plastic

Item 37: Violin case, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.036

Physical condition: Poor

Material composition: Wood

Item 38: Violin case, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.035

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Leather

Item 39: Lyre, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2004.120992.047

Physical condition: Good

Material composition: Brass

Item 41: London Bombardon Tuba E-Flat: Distin, 1869Add to your cart.

Non-accession Number: 2012.120992.001

Serial: 20722.

Physical Condition: Slow valves, 1st and 3rd slides inoperable.

Note:  Came with Mellophone mouthpiece and lyre.

Item 42: Cornet: Amari Kraslice ACR 252, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.002

Serial: 121391.

Physical condition: Valves stuck.  Good condition otherwise.

Material:  Silver plated brass.

Item 43: London Ballad Horn: Boosey-Distin, 1870-1880Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.003

Serial: 29394 on bell and 27733 on second valve case.

Physical Condition: Good

Material: Silver

Item 44: Natural Horn: Boosey, 1880Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.007

Serial: 117322

Physical Condition: Playable, slides inoperable

Material:  Brass

Item 45: Diagonal E-Flat Tenor Horn: Lehnert, 1870Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.004

Physical Condition:  Missing 2nd valve slide, unplayable

Material: coin silver

Item 46: E-Flat Tenor Horn: Distin, c. 1885Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.006

Serial: 15840 on bell and 18143 on second valve case.

Physical Condition:  Stuck 1st valve, 1st and 3rd slides inoperable.

Material: Brass

Item 47: Philadelphia Upright B-flat Tenor Horn: Lehnert, 1870-1880Add to your cart.

Non-accession number:  2012.120992.005

Physical Condition: Good

Material: Brass

Item 48: E-flat Bell Front Tenor Flugal Horn: Zoebisch of New York, c. 1870Add to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.008

Physical Condition: Good

Material: Silver-plated brass

Note: Period mouth piece included with instrument. It came from a Paris, Texas music store according to Farrar.

Item 49: Alto Horn: Keefer-Williamsport, undatedAdd to your cart.

Non-accession number: 2012.120992.009

Serial: 5452 on bell and 6226 on second valve case.

Physical Condition: Good condition, first valve tuning slide frozen.

Material: Brass

Mouthpiece Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 15b: L. Pace Slide Trumpet Copy MouthpieceAdd to your cart.
2004.120992.15b

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