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Collection Description

Collection Title
Balliol College Musical Society papers (1880-1958)
Unique Identifier
G.A. Oxon. c.115
Two volumes of concert programmes for the Balliol College Musical Society. Main sequence of programmes is numbered from 46 to 873, from 7th February 1886 to 13th June 1926, followed by miscellaneous programmes and documents from 1880s up to 1958 Some programmes annotated. Predominantly chamber music and songs. Some programmes printed with words of the songs. Concerts usually held in Balliol Hall. Programmes regularly supplied to the Library by Ernest Walker and handwritten notes by Walker are interspersed throughout the volume.

Vol.1: 12/02/1888-01/12/1912

Vol.2: 12/01/1913-13/06/1926; miscellaneous programmes 1880-1958 (incomplete)
Date range of collection
1880 - 1958
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Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182 
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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.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council