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Collection Description

Collection Title
London: Buckingham palace (1847-)
A collection of programmes that took place at Buckingham palace, from 1847 onwards. The collections consists of original programmes, photostats of programmes held at the RCM and elsewhere and a few tickets. The majority of the collection is from the nineteenth century. Programmes from this period were largely for concerts of operatic extracts, either vocal or instrumental. Some programmes included instrumental selections derived from operas. The following is a list of dates of the material in the collection, up until 1902. It includes Photostat material. All items are programmes/fliers, unless otherwise indicated:
(28/6/47 (2 copies); 13/5/48; 18/5/55; 30/5/56; 18/6/58; 2/7/56; 25/1/58; tickets: 22/5/65, 21/6/65 (2 copies), 25/5/66 (2 copies); [Programme]: 20/5/68; ticket: 23/6/69; [Programme]: 15/5/71; 21/6/71; 23/6/71; 6/6/78; 16/6/79; 29/6/81; 28/6/82; 27/6/83; 23/6/86; 3/6/87; 15/7/87; 27/7/89 (Marriage ceremony of Princess Louise of Wales); 13/6/90; 25/6/90; 17/6/91; 25/6/91 (1 original, 1 copy); 23/6/92; 1/7/92 (1 original, 1 copy); 14/7/93; 28/5/94; 9/7/94 (1 original, 1 copy); 14/6/95; 5/7/95 (1 original, 1 copy); 22/6/96 (1 original, 1 copy); 22/6/96; 29/6/96 (1 original, 1 copy); 28/5/97 (1 original, 1 copy); 15/7/97 (1 original, 1 copy); 1/7/98; 2/6/99; 30/6/99; 25/6/00; 2/7/00; 6/6/02.

Programmes are arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1847 -
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Suggested Audience
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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NEW CONTACT DETAILS: 020 7591 4723; [email protected]
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council