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Collection Description

Collection Title
London: Taverns (1736-1882)
Programmes from performances in London taverns from 1736 to 1882, with the majority from the late 1830s and 1840.

Crown and anchor, Strand: 14/01/1802 (Academy of ancient music).
Freemasons' tavern: 15/7/1835 ("Dinner given by the musical profession to Mr J. B. Cramer").
Horn tavern, Doctor's commons: 30/11/1836, 28/12/1836, 25/1/1837, 22/2/1837, 12/4/1837, 10/5/1837, 24/5/1837, 7/6/1837, 19/6/1837.
London tavern, Bishopsgate street: 3/1/1838, 17/1/1838, 31/1/1838, 27/5/1839 ("Mr F. W. Rosier's quartett concert"), flier for 4 dates in 1840 (City quartet concerts), programme for 1st of these: 3/2/1840.
Montpellier tavern and assembly rooms: 22/2/1882.
Unknown venue, performed by the Academy of ancient music: 27/1/1736.

By alphabetical order of Tavern name, then chronologically.
Date range of collection
1736 - 1882
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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
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council