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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Music


Anglesey County Record Office

  • Menai Bridge Band (addnl): records 1978-94

Angus Archives

  • Carnoustie Music Club: minute books 1968-98 (MS 626)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Kilmarnock Music Club: records 1948-52 (Acc 391)
  • Kilmarnock Philharmonic Society: records 1874-90 (Acc392)
  • North Ayrshire County Music Committee: records 1945-57 (Acc 393)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Musical Society (addnl): administrative files and programmes (A/595/G)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Nicholson & Co Ltd, organ builders, Worcester: corresp 1928-39 (MS 2011)
  • British Institute of Organ Studies (addnl): notebooks of Andrew Freeman and Bernard Edmonds 20th cent (MS 1974)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Mary Keightley Charity (Endmoor Choral Society): records incl minutes 1883-1998 (WDEC 28)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Herrburger Brooks Ltd, pianoforte mfrs, London: minutes, reports, attendance lists and other records, incl those of constituent companies c1884-1981 (D4949)
  • Boys Brigade, Derby 21st Company: cash books, enrolment papers, records rel to sports and musical activities 1924-89 (D5009)

Devon Record Office

  • Joan Anne Littlejohn (b1927), musician: compositions, corresp and papers 1962-98 (5823)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Choral Union: minutes, accounts, corresp, membership rolls and papers 1858-1994

East Sussex Record Office

  • Southern Philharmonic Association: minutes, membership records and balance sheets 1948-87 (A7811)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Culver Street Methodist Church, Colchester (addnl): choir minutes and registers 1904-63 (D/NM 2)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Clwyd Chamber Orchestra: papers incl corresp 1984-98

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Sidney Thomas Mayhow Newman, Professor of Music: papers c1920-49 (D2698 Accs 8144, 8232)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Klitz's Ltd, music shop, Lymington: records incl day books rel to sale and repair of instruments (1 box) 1845-1986 (116M99)

Lewisham Local Studies and Archives

  • Lewisham Choral Society and Sydenham Chorale: ephemera late 20th cent (A99/7)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Organists Association: records, incl those of predecessor bodies 1947-83 (Acc 1999/170)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Ashington Central Hall Choral Union: records 1957-79 (NRO 5387)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • West Bridgford Music Circle: minutes, reports, membership papers, corresp and other records 1944-61 (Acc 5725)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Rhayader Ladies Choir: records incl minutes and accounts 1962-93 (Acc 1233)

Rochdale Local Studies Centre

  • Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society: records

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Burbage Parish Church Choir: corresp and papers 1983-94 (DE5526)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • George R Brown (Gateshead) Ltd, cycle and gramophone dealers: records incl Tyne Vale Cycling Club papers c1890-1975 (DX955)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Harriet Cohen (1896-1967), pianist: corresp and papers (Deposit 1999/10)
  • Alan Fluck (b 1928), composer (addnl): letters and scores (Deposit 1999/29)
  • Norman O'Neill (1875-1934), composer, and Adine O'Neill (1875-1947), pianist: papers (Deposit 1999/21)
  • Henry Edward Rensburg, stockbroker and Chairman of the Liverpool Arts Society and Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: corresp and papers, late 19th-20th cent (Deposit 1999/05)
  • Harold David Rosenthal (1917-1987), editor of Opera: corresp and papers (Deposit 1999/23)
  • Norman Stone (addnl): papers rel to the English singers 20th cent (Deposit 1999/07)
  • May & May, antiquarian and second-hand music dealers, Semley: records c1960-98 (Deposit 1999/11)

National Library of Wales

  • Sir Charles Groves (1915-1992), conductor: papers (Sir Charles Groves Papers)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st baronet, composer (addnl): letters to publisher William Broome rel to 'May Song' with corrected and annotated proofs 1900-26 (1999/102)

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Dame Moura Lympany, concert pianist (addnl): corresp incl letters to her cousin Margot Strickland 1954-96 (DM 1820)