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Collection Description

Collection Title
Westminster Abbey (1784-1834)
A scrapbook of items of performance ephemera from Westminster Abbey from 1784 and 1834. The items relate to concerts from the Commemoration of Handel 1784 and the Royal Musical Festival in 1834. The scrapbook includes press cuttings, posters, tickets, letters to performers, journals, newspaper reports (which include musical examples), cartoons, pictures and handwritten letters.

There is one music list and one programme from the Royal Musical Festival in 1834, which took place between 24th June and 1st July of that year.
Date range of collection
1784 - 1834
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
Visiting Information
Mon-Fri by appointment
Building Information
The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council