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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Music


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Gorsedd Beirdd Mon (Anglesey Eisteddfod Society): committee minutes and minutes 1874-1875, 1998-2009 (WM 2245, WM 2266)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Garnock Choral Society: records incl minutes and corresp 1970-2006 (09/78)

Bristol Record Office

  • Nomads Concert and Dramatic Party: photographs and membership cards 1920-1928 (44208)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Cymanfa Ganu: papers and programmes 1885-1929 (ANC/58)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Esethvos Kernow (Cornish Eisteddfod): additional records 1983-2009 (X997)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Jeffrey Mark, composer and writer: manuscripts, letters, notes , printed music, articles and essays, cuttings, drafts c 1900-1968 (DX 1936)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Windermere Choral Society: records 1886-2007 (WDSO 351)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: grounds committee minute book 1946-1949 (DD/LE (addnl))

Dorset History Centre

  • Edgar Lane, musician: musical collection and associated papers 1890-1980 (D2225)
  • Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers, North Dorset branch: minutes, attendance registers and papers 1924-2001 (D.1967)

Essex Record Office

  • Chelmsford Cathedral Festival: minutes, corresp, annual reports and newsletters 1983-2007 (D/Z 551)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Linn Choir, Glasgow: records c1950-2009 (TD1778)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester Cathedral Recitals Fund: minutes, accounts and scrapbook 1947-1982 (D11790)
  • Gloucester Orpheus Society: scrapbook 1898-1939 (D11774)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Kemble & Co Ltd, piano manufacturer, Stoke Newington and Milton Keynes : records 1911-2009 (2009/46)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Denmead Operatic Society: photograph albums of performers c1980-2002 (27A09)
  • Hampshire Ex-Servicemens Concert Band: records, photographs, letters and audio-visual material 1993-2007 (47A09)
  • Lyndhurst Music Society: minutes, accounts, scrapbook and papers rel to concerts 1962-2008 (150A09)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Essendon Choral Society: volume containing list of members, programmes of events, certificates and newspapers cuttings 1925-1934 (Acc 4659)
  • Hertford College Youths Change Ringers: peal books, minutes, scrapbook, receipts, St Nicholas Hall minute book and other records c1767-1970 (Acc 4616)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Loughborough singing week: records rel to the nine singing weeks 1978-2002 (DE7729)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • John Longmire, composer: records incl biographical notes, music manuscripts and personal corresp 1928-74 (LONGMIRE)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Cavern Mecca, Beatles fan club: papers 1980s (6278)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • British Society for Music Therapy: minutes, corresp and records 1958-2009 (Acc B09/078)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield and District Organists' and Choirmasters' Association: minutes 1913-1972 (X231)
  • St Mary's Sowers Band, Sheffield: minutes 1906-1915 (X272)

Somerset Record Office/Somerset Heritage Office

  • John Braham, tenor singer: papers rel to his ownership of the St James and Colosseum theatres, London 1830-1840 (A\CBU)
  • Somerset Opera: committee minutes, corresp and papers 1981-1999 (A\CYY)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

  • Lichfield Operatic Society: additional papers incl production scrapbooks 1962-1999 (D500)

Surrey History Centre

  • Guildford Philharmonic Society: corresp files, minutes and acccounts 1992-99 (8477)
  • Shalford Choral Society: additional minutes and corresp incl material rel to Leith Hill Musical Festival 1971-2007 (8479)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Baildon Choral Society: records incl minutes, accounts, cash book and corresp 1925-2007 (WYB423)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • J Wood and Sons Ltd, pianoforte and musical instrument makers and dealers, concert agents and music publishers, Huddersfield: records incl minutes and financial records 1885-2003 (WYK1532)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Leigh Glee Club: musical manuscripts 1753-90 (2009/62)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Great Cheverell Silver Band: minute book 1953-1963 (3750)


British Library, Music Collections

  • Leonid Feygin, composer: music manuscripts (2009/18)
  • Sir Eugene Goossens, conductor and musical critic: music manuscripts and printed music (2009/15)
  • Bernard Herrmann, composer of film scores: letters c1911-1975 (2009/09)
  • Frank Stewart Howes, musician critic and writer: papers (2009/21)
  • Constant Lambert, musician and composer: papers c1903-1965 (2009/03)
  • Steve Martland, composer: music manuscripts (2009/28)
  • Donald Mitchell, musicologist, publisher and administrator: papers (2009/22)
  • Sydney Vale, composer: music manuscripts c1950-2008 (2009/05)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Cyril Tawney, folk singer: recordings c1950-2005 (C1386)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert Burns, poet: MS of "The Battle of Sherra-Moor" 1790 (Acc.13039)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Alun Hoddinott, composer: additional collection of music manuscripts, plus letters and other papers (Alun Hoddinott Archive)
  • Hilary Tann, composer: papers (Hilary Tann Papers)


Birmingham Archdiocesan Archives

  • Birmingham Catholic Choir: records incl committee meeting minutes, attendance and membership records, photographs and ephemera 1957-2000 (NS)

Lambeth Palace Library

  • Thomas Helmore, Precentor of St Mark's College, Chelsea and Choirmaster of the Chapel Royal London: journal of a continental tour 1870 (MS 4878)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Banks Music, musical instrument retailer, York: records incl accounts 1825-1930 (RBY)
  • Yorkshire Garland Group: records incl minutes, reports and accounts 2005-2008 (YGG)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Dundee Jazz Club: minute book, secretarial corresp, papers 1952-1979 (2009/322)

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

  • Sir John Stainer, organist and composer: MS and printed papers 1760-2001 (STA)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Kenneth Leighton, composer: papers (E.2008.28)
  • Scottish Students' Song Book Committee Ltd: additional minute book (E.2008.12)
  • Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: records (E.2009.42)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Ronald Frederick Henry Duncan, poet, playwright and librettist: literary mss librettos, corresp and artworks 20th cent (MS 371)
  • Olive Katharine Parr, writer: lyrics, music, stories and papers (MS 364)

Liverpool John Moores University

  • Barry Miles, author: papers rel to publication of 'Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now' 1966-1997