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Collection Description

Collection Title
University of Oxford: Jesus College (1885-1920)
Unique Identifier
G.A.Oxon 8o 1108
Description
A miscellaneous collection of programmes with words for annual concerts given at Jesus College, University of Oxford, between 1885 and 1895 (missing 1886, 1889 and 1893) and in 1906, 1912, 1913 and 1920, held loosely within a single parcel.

These were two-part concerts of predominantly British vocal and choral repertory, with some instrumental solos. All concerts included the Welsh National Anthem (Land of my Fathers).

The concerts were conducted by H. J. Franklin (1885–92), Mr W. Davies (1894–95) and E. M. Besly (1920): no conductor is cited for the remaining years.

Many of the programmes include information about the President, Committee and Stewards for the concert and the programmes for 1888 and from 1891 to 1895 include lists of the choral ensemble.

Concert dates
10 June 1885; 15 June 1887; 13 June 1888; 18 June 1890; 10 June 1891; 15 June 1892; 13 June 1894; 19 June 1895; 24 May 1906; 30 May 1912; 22 May 1913; and 27 May 1920.
Format
Date range of collection
1885 - 1920
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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Telephone
01865 277063
Fax
01865 277182
Visiting Information
Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
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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