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Collection Description

Collection Title
Isolde Menges Collection (1908-1957)
Programmes and press cuttings relating to the playing career of Isolde Menges (1893-1976). The collection includes programmes with Menges as a soloist and programmes for the Menges string quartet. The collection also includes a small amount of programmes from Isolde Menges’ students and other concerts where Menges was not performing. The collection also contains press cuttings and obituaries of Isolde Menges, as well as some cuttings concerning her husband Tod Boyd (composer) and his family.

Isolde Menges concerts; Menges String quartet concerts; scrapbooks of press-cuttings; programmes for concerts where Isolde Menges was not playing; loose press cuttings, obituaries and miscellaneous items. “Isolde Menges concerts” and “Menges String Quartet concerts” are subdivided geographically, then alphabetically by concert venue, then by date.
Date range of collection
1913 - 1949
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council