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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Music

National, Special and University

Bodleian Library

  • Egon Joseph Wellesz (1885-1974), composer and lecturer: letters to his daughter

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections

  • Sir Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874-1946), musician: score of organ sonata (X+ 786.61 BAI)

Keele University Library

  • Havergal Brian (b1876), composer: papers

Museum of Welsh Life

  • Elsie Thomas Davies (Telynores Tawe), harpist: corresp and papers 1923-93 (3716/1-256)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Daniel Jones (1912-93), composer: music manuscripts and papers (The Daniel Jones Archive)
  • Grace Williams (1906-77), composer: music manuscripts
  • Welsh Music Information Centre, Cardiff: music manuscripts and papers (Archif Canolfan Hysbysrwydd Cerddoriaeth Cymru)

Local Repositories in England

Birmingham City Archives

  • Novello & Co, music publishers, London: letters from Gounod, Dvorak and Elgar rel to The Dream of Gerontius, The Apostles and The Kingdom 19th-20th cent (MS 2067)
  • Bournville Works Musical Society: corresp 1927-38 (MS 2069)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies

  • Bolton Choral Union (addnl): minutes 1864-73

Burton-upon-Trent Archives

  • Burton Music Club: records 1945-96 (99)

Bury Archive Service

  • Heap Bridge Brass Band: minutes and deeds 1885-1914 (RHB)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bellringers (addnl): records (D3422)
  • Derby Choral Union (addnl): records 20th cent (D3731)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Stroud Society of Church Bellringers: minutes and accounts 1894-1939 (P320)

Hereford Record Office

  • Hereford Diocesan Guild of Bellringers: peal book 1897-1948 (BN11)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hemel Hempstead Singers: records incl minutes c1961-92 (Acc 3245, 3249)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • Royal Choral Society: minutes and corresp

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Beeston Musical Society: minutes and corresp 1940-55 (DD2051)
  • Nottingham Music and Drama Festival: records 1909-96 (acc 5219)

Surrey Record Office

  • Epsom Choral Society: papers 1940-97 (6375)

West Sussex Record Office

  • St Mary of the Angels Song School: records c1920-70 (Acc 10,901)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Felling Male Voice Choir: records 1921-95

Wiltshire and Swindon County Record Office

  • Trowbridge Philharmonic Choral Society: minutes, accounts and papers 1934-96 (3016)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Shipley Musical Union: records incl minutes and financial records 1888-1984 (80D97)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Orchestral Society: records 1930-83 (MISC 955)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Huddersfield Choral Society (addnl): records c1900-97 (KC875)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Aberdeen City Archives

  • Aberdeen Chamber Music Club: records 1933-93 (DD18)

Angus Archives

  • Montrose Choral and Orchestral Society: accounts 1951-69 (MS 561)

Falkirk Council Archives

    Forbes family of Callendar: family and estate papers incl maps of Callendar, Earlstoun and Sanquhar estates, and Lady Louisas music book c1824-40 (A932, A962, A969)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Airdrie Union Band: records 1836-1909 (U66)