RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 301/3
Datec 1985-c 2005
LevelBox
Extent2 boxes
TitleResearch material for biography of Lorenzo Da Ponte
DescriptionTwo boxes containing research material for a biography of Lorenzo da Ponte (1985) by Sheila Hodges. A copy of the book (republished in 2002 by University of Wisconsin Press) is shelved in Special Collections Reserve Collection (RC 780.92/DAP-3/HOD).

The contents of the first box are:
301/3/1
A folder labelled 'Early years' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/2
A folder labelled 'London' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/3
A folder labelled 'Vienna' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/4
A folder labelled 'Mainly America' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/5
An A4 envelope containing typed copies of entries for the International Dictionary of Opera entitled 'Adriana Gabrieli del Bene', 'Lorenzo da Ponte', by Sheila Hodges (1990); an article from the New York Times entitled 'A Long Life in America After Writing the Big Mozart Librettos', by Jeremy Eichler, 5 Oct 2005; a typescript of an ? unpublished article by Sheila Hodges entitled 'Lorenzo da Ponte: Bibliophile, Printer and Publisher (1989)'; a programme for a conference entitled 'Lorenzo da Ponte, Ceneda 1749-New York 1838' (1989); a typescript of a talk [by ? Sheila Hodges] presented at the Italian Institute [n.d.]; reply from Sheila Hodges to Richard Morrison's review of the biography in an unknown journal [1985]; letters (some containing copies of replies from Sheila Hodges) from Len ? Chick, 1986; Elisabeth Abbott, 1988; Judith Pearlman, 1993.

The contents of the second box are:
301/3/6
A folder labelled 'Le Nozze di Figaro; Don Giavanni; Cosi Fan Tutte' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/7
A folder labelled 'Opera Libretti (Vienna, Treviso)' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/8
A folder labelled 'Opera Libretti (London)' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.

301/3/9
A folder labelled 'Some of Writings Other Than Libretti (Miscellaneous)' by Sheila Hodges containing the author's own notes and copies of various articles relevant to da Ponte.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameHodges; Sheila; author and editor
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