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Henry Purmont Eames Score

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Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 30 Jul 2010

Biographical History

Henry Purmont Eames (1872-1950) was an American composer, conductor and teacher of piano. He studied with Clara Schumann and Padereweski. According to he was also Music Department Director for Brunswick Records.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Henry Purmont Eames Score consists of a single score, "Richard Byk Fantasia for piano on American Indian themes."

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

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.

Related Material

A small brochure written by Eames for Brunswick, entitled "What to look for when buying a record player," is available online at

Subject Headings


Eames, Henry Purmort, 1872-1950.


Composers -- United States.
Conductors -- United States.
Pianists -- United States.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Henry Purmont Eames Score,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of William Fleming Estate, 2002.

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