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Summary Information

Title: Foster Hall Collection
Collection Number: CAM.FHC.2011.01
Creator: University of Pittsburgh. Center for American Music.

Collection Dates: 1800-1952
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
Location: With few exceptions, items with accession numbers starting with the letter "A" are located in the vault. Items noted with a "C" or "D" are located in the Center Archive Room.

Language: English

The Foster Hall Collection provides a valuable record of Stephen Foster's composition process, nineteenth century life in the United States, the music business, Pittsburgh history, and Foster's legacy. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.