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Major accessions to repositories in 2000 relating to Music


Anglesey County Record Office

  • Anglesey Music Trust/Ymddiriedolateth Cerdd Ynys Mon (addnl): records 1979-91 (WM/1850)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Amateur Operatic Society: programmes and photographs 20th cent (A/2040)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Clement Palmer, Canterbury Cathedral oganist: research papers rel to hymn tunes c1930 (Add Ms 219/2)
  • Saltwood Bell Ringing Society: accounts 1984-94 (Saltwood Parish Records)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Gorseth Kernow (addnl): minutes and papers 1928-62 (X1104)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Whitehaven and District Amateur Operatic Society: minute books 1953-85 (YDSo 13)

Dorset Record Office

  • Weymouth Music Club: minutes, programmes and newscuttings 1944-1993 (D.1680)

Dundee City Archives

  • Fraser Grange, baritone: papers incl artistic criticisms, notebooks on voice production, corresp, programmes, newscuttings, photographs 1920-62

Flintshire Record Office

  • Holywell and District Choral Society: records incl accounts 1971-90 (1422)
  • Llwynegrin Singers (addnl): records incl minutes 1966-98 (720)
  • Royal Buckley Town Band: records incl minutes and accounts c1950-94 (1433)

Gwent Record Office

  • Newport Music Club: records 1976-90

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Benslow Music Trust, Hitchin: minutes, accounts, annual reports and photographs 1870-1982 (Acc 3603)
  • Chorleywood Operatic Society: misc papers c1920-80 (Acc 3538)
  • St Albans City Band: minutes 1894-1953 (Acc 3541)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Association of Chazanim: minutes and papers 20th cent (LMA/4260)

Kingston Museum and Heritage Service

  • Tiffin School: band book 1944-50 (KX342)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne: MS books of local pipe music 18th-19th cent (NRO 5513)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Jack Edmund Victor Helyer, cinema organist and composer: corresp and papers 20th cent (DD2117)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth Society of Music: minutes, accounts, registers etc 1967-2000 (Acc 2577)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Southampton Operatic Society: corresp and papers 1953-99 (D/SOS)

Surrey History Centre

  • Lucy Etheldred Broadwood, folk song collector: diaries 1882-1929 (6782)
  • All Saints parish, Kingston (addnl): floor plan of church and elevation, section and floor plan for proposed screen to the organ console 1938-51 (6786)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Cooperative Wholesale Society Male Voice Choir: minutes and accounts 1927-88 (Acc no 3849)
  • St Pauls Guild of Bellringers, Whitley Bay: minutes, corresp, agendas 1992-99 (SX91)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Adelina Patti (1843-1919), opera singer: letters

West Sussex Record Office

  • West Sussex Pipe Organ Society: records 20th cent (Acc 12200)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield Headquarters

  • Wakefield Area Schools Music Society: records 1948-80 (C1156)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Swindon Music Club: minutes, corresp and programmes 1958-2000 (3215)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Sir William Frederick Glock, music critic: corresp and papers c1935-2000, nd (2000/23)
  • Stanford Robinson (1904-1984), conductor: printed and MS music scores (2000/21)
  • Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer: music MSS c1971-97 (2000/15)
  • Francis Frederick Clough and Geoffrey John Cumings: World's Encyclopaedia of Recorded Music c1936-74 (2000/27)

Museum of Welsh Life

  • WM Williams: photocopy transcript of 'All For a Song: the Story of Romilly Boys' [School] Choir', Barry c1935 (3805)

National Library of Wales

  • Kenneth Harding (1903-92), composer and viola player: music manuscripts (Kenneth Harding Music Manuscripts)


St George's Chapel Archives and Chapter Library

  • Sir William Henry Harris, organist and conductor: musical MS entitled Reverie 1899


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Sir Granville Ransome Bantock (1868-1946), composer (addnl): corresp with Ernst Newman (Acc 2000/70)
  • Sir Edward William Elgar, composer (addnl): corresp with Ernst Newman 1903-07 (Acc 2000/69)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Arthur ED Bliss (1891-1975), composer: letters to Ernest Newinson 1922-50 (Add MS 9563/20-25)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Else Headlam-Morley (1866-1950), composer: corresp, scores and papers (Else Headlam-Morley Collection)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916), composer (addnl): autograph scores 1886 (MS MacCunn)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Brian Boydell (1917-2000), composer: music scores and related notes (TCD MS 11128)
  • Rhoda Coghill (1903-2000), composer, pianist and poet: papers, incl poetry, music scores, notebooks and diaries (TCD MS 11111)