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The following abbreviations are used for locations of sources. They are based on the library sigla used by the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales and in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Additional abbreviations on the same lines have been added for small libraries and private owners. For United States libraries, the National Union Catalog sigla have been added in parentheses, but these secondary abbreviations are not listed below.

A (Austria)
A-WoVienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
B (Belgium)
B-BrBrussels, Bibliothèque royale
C (Canada)
C-OcuOttawa, Carleton University
C-SJSt. John (New Brunswick), New Brunswick Museum
C-TuToronto, University of Toronto
D (Germany)
D-GsGöttingen, Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek
D-HAuHalle an der Saale, Universitätsbibliothek Sachsen-Anthalt
D-SWlSchwerin, Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
EIRE (Ireland)
EIRE-DtcDublin, Trinity College
F (France)
F-Pn Paris, Bibliothèque nationale
GB (Great Britain)
GB-AAberdeen, University Library
GB-AdaAberdeen, Episcopal Diocese, Diocesan Archives
GB-ApAberdeen, City Library
GB-anon.anonymous owner
GB-BABath, Central Library
GB-BpBirmingham, Public Library
GB-BuBirmingham, University Library
GB-BRpBristol, Central Library
GB-BUcribbBury St. Edmunds, The Rev. N. L. Cribb
GB-CeCambridge, Emmanuel College
GB-CfmCambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
GB-CkcCambridge, King’s College, Rowe Music Library
GB-CtcCambridge, Trinity College
GB-CuCambridge, University Library
GB-CwcCambridge, Westminster College
GB-CAlslCanterbury, Local Studies Library
GB-CHEroChester, City Record Office
GB-CHFChesterfield, Central Library
GB-CONdrageCongleton (Cheshire), Sally Drage
GB-CORgloverCorby (Leicestershire), Susan Glover
GB-DOcmDorchester (Dorset), Dorset County Museum
GB-DRcDurham, Cathedral Library
GB-DUDundee, Public Library
GB-EnEdinburgh, National Library of Scotland
GB-EncEdinburgh, New College Library
GB-EpEdinburgh, Central Public Library
GB-ErEdinburgh, University of Edinburgh, Reid Music Library
GB-EroEdinburgh, Scottish Record Office
GB-EtcEdinburgh, Theological College
GB-EXroExter, Devon record Officce
GB-GeGlasgow, University of Glasgow, Euing Music Library
GB-GmGlasgow, Mitchell Library
GB-GuGlasgow, University Library
GB-GLGloucester, Cathedral Library
GB-HORbostonHorsham (Norfolk), The Rev. Jonathan Boston
GB-LamLondon, Royal Academy of Music
GB-LblLondon, British Library
GB-LbsLondon, British and Foreign Bible Society
GB-LbuckleLondon, Janet Buckle
GB-LchLondon, Christ’s Hospital
GB-LcmLondon, Royal College of Music
GB-LcoLondon, Royal College of Organists
GB-LdcLondon, Dulwich College
GB-LdwLondon, Dr. Williams’s Library
GB-LgLondon, Guildhall Library
GB-LlpLondon, Lambeth Palace Library
GB-LmtLondon, Minet Library
GB-LsaLondon, Society of Antiquaries
GB-LspLondon, St. Paul’s Cathedral
GB-LuLondon, University of London
GB-LCuLeicester, University Library
GB-LEbcLeeds, University of Leeds, Brotherton Library
GB-LVcLiverpool, Cathedral
GB-LVpLiverpool, Public Library
GB-MpManchester, Central Public Library
GB-MuManchester, University L:ibrary
GB-MAcksMaidstone (Kent), Centre for Kentish Studies
GB-NHpNorthampton, Public Library
GB-NHroNorthampton, Northamptonshire County Record Office
GB-NOpNottingham, University Library
GB-ObOxford, University of Oxford, Bodleian Library
GB-OccOxford, Christ Church
GB-OmacOxford, Manchester College
GB-OqcOxford, Queen’s College
GB-OrcOxford, Regnt’s Park College
GB-PBPeterborough, Cathedral
GB-RpReading, Public Library
GB-ROMRomsey, M.D.G.Moon
GB-SASt. Andrews, University Library
GB-SEVjefferySevenoaks (Kent), Douglas A. Jeffery
GB-SHpSheffield, Central Library
GB-TTenbury, St. Michael’s College
GB-WcWinchester, Cathedral
GB-WAroWarwick, Warwickshire County Record Office
GB-WIDcWiddecombe (Devon), parish church
GB-WIGroWigston Magna (Leicestershire), Leicestershire County Record Office
GB-YYork, Minster Library
I (Italy)
I-TRmnTrento, Museo nationale
US (United States)
US-AAAnn Arbor (Michigan), University of Michigan, Clements Library
US-ABAlbany (New York), New York State Library
US-ARDzinmanArdsley (New York), Michael Zinman
US-ATetAtlanta (Georgia), Emory University, Pitts Theology Library
US-AVONkeithAvondale Estates (Georgia), E. D. Keith
US-BaBoston (Massachusetts), Boston Athenaeum Library
US-BcBoston, New England Conservatory of Music
US-BhBoston, Harvard Musical Association
US-BhsBoston, Massachusetts Historical Society
US-BpBoston, Public Library
US-BAhsBaltimore, Maryland Historical Society
US-BEBerkeley (California), University of California, Music Library
US-BGRBowling Green (Kentucky), Western Kentucky University
US-BUBuffalo (New York), Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
US-CnChicago (Illinois), Newberry Library
US-CuChicago, University of Chicago, Regenstein Library
US-CACambridge (Massachusetts), Harvard University
US-CDhsConcord (New Hampshire), New Hampshire Historical Society
US-CHuaCharlottesville (Virginia), University of Virginia
US-CIpCincinnati (Ohio), Public Library
US-DEERDeerfield (Massachusetts): Pocumtuck Valley Library
US-DEShdDes Moines (Iowa), Iowa State Historical Department
US-EgEvanston (Illinois), Garrett Theological Seminary
US-FWFort Worth (Texas), Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary
US-GOGoshen (Indiana), Goshen College, Mennonite Historical Library
US-HhsHartford (Connecticut), Connecticut Historical Society
US-HmHartford, Hartford Seminary Foundation, Case Memorial Library
US-HsHartford, Connecticut State Library
US-HwHartford, Trinity College, Watkinson Library
US-HAHanover (New Hampshire), Dartmouth College, Baker Library
US-HBHarrisonburg (Virginia), Eastern Mennonite College
US-IOIowa City (Iowa), University of Iowa
US-LuLawrence (Kansas), University of Kansas
US-LAuLos Angeles (California), University of California
US-LAucLos Angeles, University of California, Clark Memorial Library
US-LEXLexington (Kentucky), University of Kentucky
US-MEMeadville (Pennsylvania), Allegheny College
US-MHManhattan (Kansas), Kansas State University
US-NfNorthampton (Massachusetts), Forbes Library
US-NBsNew Brunswick (New Jersey), New Brunswick Theological Seminary
US-NBuNew Brunswick, Rutgers University
US-NHNew Haven (Connecticut), Yale University
US-NORtsNew Orleans (Louisiana), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
US-NYchNew York (New York), Cooper-Hewitt Library
US-NYhsNew York, New York Historical Society
US-NYpNew York, New York Public Library
US-NYpmNew York, Pierpont Morgan Library
US-NYtsNew York, Union Theological Seminary
US-NYtsmNew York, General Theological Seminary, St. Mark’s Library
US-PcPittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Carnegie Library
US-PsPittsburgh, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
US-PuPittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh
US-PHciPhiladelphia (Pennsylvania), Curtis Institute of Music
US-PHfPhiladelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia
US-PHhsPhiladelphia, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
US-PHkmPhiladelphia, Lutheran Theological Seminary
US-PHlcPhiladelphia, Library Company of Philadelphia
US-PHphsPhiladelphia, Presbyterian Historical Society
US-PHuPhiladelphia, University of Pennsylvania
US-PRleaverPrinceton (New Jersey), Robin A. Leaver
US-PRsPrinceton, Princeton Theological Seminary
US-PROuProvidence (Rhode Island), Brown University
US-RRochester (New York), Eastman School of Music, Sibley Library
US-SASalem (Massachusetts), Essex Institute
US-SClautersSacramento (California), Stuart Lauters
US-SEWherlSeward (Nebraska), Joseph Herl
US-SLhsSt. Louis (Missouri), Missouri Historical Society
US-SMSan Marino (California), Huntington Library
US-SPDSpringfield (Massachusetts), Public Library
US-TATallhassee (Florida), Florida State University
US-UUrbana (Illinois), University of Illinois
US-UtemperleyUrbana, Nicholas Temperley
US-WcWashington (District of Columbia), Library of Congress
US-WsWashington, Folger Shakespeare Library
US-WscWashington, Scottish Rite Masons Supreme Council
US-WATWaterville (Maine), Colby College
US-WCWaco (Texas), Baylor University
US-WGcWilliamsburg (Virginia), College of William and Mary
US-WIWilliamstown (Massachusetts), Williams College
US-WOaWorcester (Massachusetts), American Antiquarian Society
US-WSWinston-Salem (North Carolina), Moravian Music Foundation