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Major accessions to repositories in 2001 relating to Music


Angus Archives

  • William D Bernard, organist: music composed by him, scrolls etc 20th cent (MS 709)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Berkshire Organists Association: records 1921-2001 (E/EX 1641)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Cornwall County Music Festival (addnl): papers 2000-01 (AD529)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • K Shoes Male Voice Choir: records 1928-85 (WDSo 157)
  • Kendal Midday Concert Club: records 1945-96 (WDSo 73)
  • Morland Festival of Village Choirs: records 1977-94 (WDSo 287)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Cecilian/Holderness Ladies Choir: minutes, membership records, accounts 1929-88 (Acc 4610)

Essex Record Office

  • Chelmsford Music Society: minutes, accounts and papers (A10886)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Frinton Arts and Music Society: records 1948-2000 (D/Z 385; C1160)

Falkirk Museums History Research Centre (Falkirk Archives)

  • Larbert Piping Society: minute books, cash book, corresp and membership cards 1976-80 (A1309)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Rhyl and District Choral Union: records 1960-94 (1437)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cor Cochion Caerdydd: records incl minutes 1983-2000

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Tewkesbury and District Choral Society: minutes, corresp and balance sheets c1868-2000 (D8948)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Berkhamsted Pageant 1066-1966: records 1966 (Acc 3666)
  • Hitchin Music Festival Association: minutes 1957-71 (Acc 3648)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Royal Northern College of Music: minutes, files and other records 1966-93 (LCC 5/31)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers (addnl): records, incl minutes of Northamptonshire Association 1905-23

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford and District Organists Association: papers 1916-92 (4929)

Stockport Archive Service

  • Forum Music Society, Stockport: minutes, accounts and programmes c1970-99 (D1910)

Surrey History Centre

  • Woking Music Festival: record books and papers 1958-80 (7007)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Geoffrey Norman Syer: corresp and papers rel to William Gardiner and his circle (DE6065)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Cooperative Wholesale Society Male Voice Choir: records incl membership registers and programmes 1923-78 (Acc no 3872)
  • Whickham Choral Union: minutes, registers and corresp 1969-2001 (SX98)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Havergal Brian (1876-1972), composer (addnl): letters to Ernest Newman (Deposit 2001/06)
  • Charlie Parker, jazz musician: copies of papers incl corresp, legal contracts, financial records c1945-55 (Deposit 2001/02)
  • Humphrey Searle (1915-1982), composer (addnl): corresp and muscial MSS (Add MS 71721-862, 52464c)
  • Eric Thompson (d 1992), musician: papers and corresp (Deposit 2001/04)

National Library of Wales

  • Josef Charles Holbrooke (1878-1958), musician: ms of his opera 'Bronwen' (NLW MSS 23863-5E)
  • David Lloyd (1912-69), singer: papers (David Lloyd Papers)
  • Welsh Amateur Music Federation: records 1970-2000 (Welsh Amateur Music Federation Records)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Josef Charles Holbrooke (1878-1958), musician: letters to Raymond Bantock and other papers c1940-58 (1 file) (MS63)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Misc MS musical scores by Gaveaux, Giovanni Paisiello, Herminie Daubonne, Giuseppe Farinelli, JT Carrodus and Violet Brough (Add MSS 9590, 9600-04)

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

  • Reverend Dr Fred Pratt Green, hymn writer (addnl): misc corresp, poetry scrapbooks, personal and working papers 1875-2000 (Misc. 2000/2001:27)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Sir Donald Francis Tovey (1875-1940), musician: papers and collections (transferred from Reid Music Library) (E.2001.37)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Geoffrey Bush (1920-1998), music composer: music MSS (MS 139)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Ellen Louise Whelan, musician: diaries (25 vols) 1935-82 (7/ELW)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • John Adcock, conductor of Nottingham: photograph album of classical musicians 1884-92 (ACC 1744)

Sheffield University Library

  • Frank Henry Shera, professor of music: musical scores, lectures, papers and corresp rel to Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra 1928-48 (MS 274)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Brian Boydell (1917-2000), composer and Professor of Music (addnl): music scores, corresp and papers (TCD MS 11128)
  • Frederick May (1911-85), composer: working score of quartet in C Minor (TCD MSS 11161-63)

University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives

  • Llifon Hughes-Jones (1918-96), musical composer and conductor: papers (Acc A-2001-27)
  • Bangor Musical Club (addnl): records (Acc A-2001-13)