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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Music


Ayrshire Archives

  • Green Room Music Club, Kilmarnock: records incl minutes, accounts, membership lists 1948-58 (Acc.737)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Thurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir (addnl): records 20th cent (A/1324/G)

Essex Record Office

  • Foxearth parish (addnl): registers, accounts and papers incl peal book 1837-1999 (D/P 368 addl, A11162)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cor Cochion Caerdydd (addnl): records 2000-02 (Acc 2002/58)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Cheltenham Bach Choir: minutes and other records 1946-89 (D9116)

Guildhall Library

  • St Paul's Cathedral Choir School (addnl): accounts of scholarships 1944-86 (Ms 29521A)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Winchester and County Music Festival: records incl minutes of committees, council and AGMs, lists of works performed, general corresp 1920-2001 (13A02W)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Harmonic Society: minute books, membership lists and corresp 1973-90 (acc 6129)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • County of Roxburgh Music Committee: minute books and accounts (SBA/179)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Raymond Mitchell, manager of A &F E Hanson Ltd, musical instrument dealers: typescript reminiscences outlining the nature of the business c1946-62 (DR 1090)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Monty Warlock, jazz musician: photographs, programmes and papers c1930-1989

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Chamber Music Society: records 1940-99 (GC 624)

Surrey History Centre

  • Young Farnham Youth Club and Farnham Youth Committee: minutes, reports, magazines and papers c1950-59 (7259)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Leicester Operatic Players: minutes, corresp, programmes, photographs and other records 1953-97 (DE6246)
  • Leicester Philharmonic Society: choir minutes, reports, accounts and papers 1964-95 (DE6245)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Warrington Musical Society: records incl secretary's books, accounts and lists of members and subscribers 1833-1995 (MS 2847)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Thomas Adams, composer and organist (addnl): letters to Eliza Wesley 1836-50 (MS Mus. 247)
  • Richard Anthony Sayer Arnell (b 1917), composer: music MSS (Add MSS 59682-59688, MSS Mus. 219-228)
  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (b 1934), knight, composer and conductor (addnl): musical MSS and papers (MS Mus. 286)
  • Charles Diddin (1745-1814), dramatist and songwriter (addnl): muscial compositions (MSS Mus. 149-152)
  • Sir Eugene Goossens (1893-1962), knight, conductor and composer: letters to the musical critic Ernest Newman (1868-1959) (MS Mus. 311)
  • Joseph Holbrooke (fl1895-1916), composer (addnl): letters to Ernest Newman (1868-1959), musical critic (MS Mus. 312-313)
  • Joseph Holbrooke (fl1895-1916), composer (addnl): music MSS (MSS Mus.230-232)
  • Frank Stewart Howes, musician critic and writer (addnl): autobiography 1972 (MS Mus. 283)
  • James Mearns (1855-1922), hymnologist (addnl): hymnological indexes (MSS Mus. 314-323)
  • Humphrey Searle (1915-1982), composer (addnl): corresp and musical MSS (Music Deposit 2002/10, 2002/20, 2002/24)
  • Sir George Thomas Smart (1776-1867), knight, musician and orchestral conductor (addnl): corresp and papers incl memoranda book (MSS Mus. 133A)
  • Dame Ethel Mary Smyth (1858-1944), composer and suffragist (addnl): MSS compositions and notebook (MSS Mus. 241-242)
  • Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900), composer (addnl): letters to Sybil Seligman, singer (MS Mus. 133F)
  • Sir Michael Kemp Tippett,knight and composer (addnl): corresp music MSS and papers 1934-83 (71099-71103, 72001-72071, MSS Mus. 134 D-E, 289-29)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), composer (addnl): music MSS, corresp and misc papers (MSS Mus. 153-165)
  • Concert Society minute book and autograph albums collected by Henry Edward Rensburg, stockbroker and music critic 1843, 1872-1927 (MSS Mus. 307-310)
  • The Handel Society (London): registers, minutes, accounts and programmes of events 1882-1939 (Music Deposit 2002/12)
  • Letters to Leslie Heward (1897-1943), conductor and composer, from several correspondents 1935-47 (MS Mus. 134 A)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Joseph Hislop, singer (addnl): papers c1913-70 (Acc.12088)
  • William Wallace, composer: collection of corresp, papers and scores 1896-1929 (Acc.12120)


Chethams Library

  • Chetham's School of Music: governors' minutes 1985-97


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • William Grubb (1907-2002): indexed collection of fiddle and associated material (MS 3689)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Ernest Leslie Bridgewater, composer: MS music scores c1930-70 (KB)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, composer: lectures on music, concert and lecture programmes and music transcriptions c1837-54 (Add MS 9634)
  • Yvette Guilbert (1865-1944), singer: collection of French medieval music and songs (Add MS 9635)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Sir Donald Francis Tovey, musician (addnl): scripts or transcripts of BBC Radio talks c1930-39 (E2002.07)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Sir Hugh Stevenson Roberton (1874-1952), founder of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir: autograph scores of two songs (4807)

Sheffield University Library

  • Sheffield Bach Society: records 1950-2001 (MS 270)

University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives

  • University of Wales Bangor Department of Music (addnl): records (Acc A-2002-15)