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Collection Description

Collection Title
Frederick Dawson Concert Programmes (1879-1925)
Unique Identifier
R780.69 De 5
Description
This is a collection of volumes (essentially scrapbooks) of mainly concert programmes relating to the career of the pianist Frederick Dawson. There are 11 volumes of programmes dating from 1879 to 1925.
Format
Date range of collection
1879 - 1925
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Henry Watson Music Library
St Peter's Square Manchester M2 5PD United Kingdom
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Telephone
0161 234 1976
Fax
0161 234 1961 
Visiting Information
9am - 8pm Mon-Thurs 9am - 5pm Fri-Sat
Collections Overview
The Henry Watson Music Library is named after Dr. Henry Watson, a renowned composer and teacher born in nearby Accrington. After his death in 1911 he bequeathed the contents of his private library to the care of Manchester City Council. Watson's original collection (some 16,700 volumes) has been supplemented by many important donations and acquisition since and has grown into one of the largest collections of music in any public library.
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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council