Correspondence, membership lists and other papers of the Edinburgh Harmonists’ Society. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.21663
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1884-1961. (Creation)

Extents

  • 88 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) Correspondence, 1886, 1896, 1906, 1927, 1943-1944, 1947-1950, 1961. Much of this relates to the demise of the Edinburgh Harmonists' Society in 1950, and to its absorption by the Edinburgh Society of Musicians. The correspondence of 1961 with Miss M P Linton of the National Library of Scotland includes a catalogue of the 18th century collections held by the Harmonists. (Folio 1.)

    (ii) Membership lists, 1884, 1932, and historical memoranda, 1893. (Folio 48.)

    (iii) Miscellaneous programmes, menus etc. for annual dinners, and for the funerals of members, 1887-1910, 1922-1943. (Folio 55.)

  • Arrangement

    88 folios.

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