Item No: frkm009000
Title: Music Manuscript to Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel
Fraktur; German script
506 p ; 12mo (oblong)
laid paper; ink; cloth; pressed paper
Rare Book Department
Full cloth-backed paper
Esther Landis (1797-1873) is listed at the Ephrata Cloisters as having been a member (I.D. # 400). Her signature and Ephrata appear in ink on the recto of the second flyleaf at the front. She most likely used this music manuscript copy to the Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel while a member of the Ephrata Cloisters.
Landis, Esther (1797-1873)
Henry S. Borneman
Jeff Bach, Voices of the Turtledoves, Pennsylvania German Society, Vol 36 (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002).
L. Allen Viehmeyer, An Index to Hymns and Hymn Tunes of the Ephrata Cloister, 1730-1766, Including all Printed and Manuscript Hymnals and Hymnal Fragments and Representative Music Manuscripts (Ephrata: Ephrata Cloister Associates, 1995).
Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, "Ephrata and Snow Hill Cloister Artists," Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 1, pp. 244-248
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Creation Place Note:Ephrata is penned in black ink on the second flyleaf at the front of the manuscript: based on location of the Ephrata Cloister.
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FLP Borneman Ms. 9