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Collection Description

Collection Title
Adam House and Other Edinburgh Venues (1929-98)
Unique Identifier
Box 01
Concert Programmes Adam House and Other Venues: 1 box (1929-98)
Collection of ca. 75 miscellaneous programmes, posters, handbills, and flyers from a large number of Edinburgh venues, arranged alphabetically by venue. Performances of chamber music (particularly solo recitals), opera, operetta, ballet, and musicals.

Venues represented:
Adam House, Chambers St.
Adam Rooms, George St.
Danish Cultural Institute
Edinburgh Academy
Empire Theatre
Epworth Hall
Film House
French Institute
George Watson's College
Gladstone's Land
Hopetoun House
Italian Institute

Highlights of the collection include:
Various programmes from the Connoisseur Concert series at Adam House and Adam Rooms (1956-58)
Series of programmes from the Edinburgh Opera Company at the Empire Theatre (1929)
Series of various programmes from performances from the Edinburgh International Festival at the Empire Theatre (1950-55)
Edinburgh Youth Orchestra: George Watson's College (11/4/64)
Miscellaneous programme diaries from series of Scottish music concerts at Gladstone's Land (1958-69)
Scottish Ensemble: Hopetoun House (13&27/7/85)
Date range of collection
1929 - 1998
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
Open Map
0131 225 5584
0131 225 8783
Visiting Information
Mon-Thur 10.00-20.00 Fri 10.00-17.00 Sat 09.00- 13.00 For reprographic services, book reservations and overdue items from lending departments.
Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm
Collections Overview
Special collection on Edinburgh Festival 1947 to date
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

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Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council