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Major Accessions to Repositories 1996 relating to Music

National, Special and University

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Franck Thomas Arnold, musicologist: letters to him from musicologists 1923-38 (Add 8856/294-306)
  • Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composer: letters to Novello & Co, music publishers, London c1870-1914 (Add 9370)
  • Norman Rene Del Mar, conductor: letters to him from other composers c1954-84 (Add 9413)

Canterbury City and Cathedral Archives

  • Canterbury Diocesan Choral Union: account book 1912-31 (U255/6/2)

Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections

  • Thomas Mee: MS tune book compiled by Mee and his son 19th cent (Misc. 1995196:17)

Theatre Museum

  • Sir Alexander Campbell MacKenzie (1847-1935), composer: corresp (RP94/718)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Darley family: estate, family and personal papers incl those of Arthur Darley, musician 18th-20th cent (MS 10900)

Local Repositories in England

Barnsley Archive Service

  • Thurnscoe Male Voice Choir: corresp 1985-92 (A/1918/G)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Bevington & Sons, organ builders, London: work book 1905-31 (MS 1963)
  • Blackett & Howden, organ builders, Newcastle-on-Tyne: estimate, order and wage books 1902-16 (MS 1968)
  • Cousans & Co, organ builders, Lincoln: account books 1917-75 (MS 1975)
  • Grey & Davison, organ builders, London: records 1821-1945 (MS 1965)
  • Griffen & Stroud, organ builders, Bath: records 1913-45 (MS 1987)
  • W Hill & Son, organ builders, London: records 1829-1916 (MS 1962)
  • Harrison & Co, organ builders, Worcester: shop books and corresp 1886-1950 (MS 2011)
  • Hill, Norman & Beard, organ builders, London and Lewes: records 1916-73 (MS 1962)
  • Holt (Reed Organs) & Co, organ builders, Birmingham: misc papers 1913-34 (MS 918)
  • Hope-Jones & Co, organ builders, Norwich: estimate book and order book 1889-1901 (MS 1964)
  • Jardine & Co, organ builders, Manchester: records 1845-1976 (MS 1960)
  • Liddlatt & Sons, organ builders, Leonard Stanley (Glos): account books 1919-40 (MS 1969)
  • Norman & Beard, organ builders, Norwich: records 19th-20th cent (MS 1962)
  • Osmond (JE Minns) & Co, organ builders, Taunton: accounts 1890-1934 (MS 1972)
  • Wadsworth & Co, organ builders, Manchester: shop books and accounts 1861-1946 (MS 1961)
  • Birmingham Chamber Music Society (addnl): records 20th cent (MS 993 addl)
  • British Institute of Organ Studies: antiquarian corresp and papers of individual members 19th-20th cent (MSS 1973, 2052 passim)
  • Houlden Organ Reference Library: records and collections rel to organ builders and individual organs 19th-20th cent (MSS 1985, 1996)

Bolton Archive Service

  • Bolton Musical Artists Association records 1895-1964 (FZ/46)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • Amersham Music Festival records 1928-61 (AR 21/96)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Truro Musical Society records 1924-36 (X998/1-18)

Coventry City Archives

  • Coventry Arts Umbrella Club: minutes, corresp, programmes and publicity material 1955-95 (Acc 1884)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • K Shoes Male Voice Choir (addnl): minutes and accounts 1991-96 (WDSo 157)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Bakewell and District Music Society records 1947-50 (D4468)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Stanley Bate, musician: papers c1930 (2135)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Ibstock Excelsior Brass Band records 20th cent (DE4860)
  • National Accordion Organisation: misc records rel to 21st World Accordion Championship 1968 (DE990)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Cousans Ltd, organ mfrs, Lincoln: records 19th-20th cent (MISC DON 1016)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Edward Taylor, Gresham professor of music (addnl): lecture notes and papers c1825-60 (MC 257/107-169)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Jack Helyer, cinema organist of Nottingham: papers 1902-73 (Acc 5070)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Banbury and District Musical Society (addnl): records 20th cent (Acc 4069)

Rochester upon Medway City Archives

  • Rochester Choral Society: minutes 1881-82 (DE487)

Surrey Record Office

  • Shalford Choral Society records 20th cent (5382)

Warrington Library

  • Warrington Male Voice Choir: secretary's corresp 1979-92 (MS 2784)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Northallerton Choral Society: minute book 1958-81 (Z.959)

Local Repositories in Wales

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Rhos Male Voice Choir: minutes and corresp 1959-95 (DD/DM/1223)