Collection Level Description: Correspondence and papers of Ethel Fiedler
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1072, e. 988
Title: Correspondence and papers of Ethel Fiedler
Dates of Creation: 1891-1945
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Ethel Fiedler
Language of Material: English
Ethel Mary Harding, later Fiedler, (1891-1945) was the mother of Herma Fiedler.
Scope and Content
Papers of Ethel Fiedler comprising:
- letters to Ethel Fiedler and members of her family, 1891-1945, including (fol.
13) a letter from Edward Elgar to Richard Peyton, 1920
- printed items relating to music in Birmingham, 1905-8.
- newscuttings concerning the Peyton chair of Music at Birmingham University, 1904-5.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by the executors of Herma Fiedler in 1976.
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Related Units of Description
Travel Diaries of Ethel Mary Harding (later Fiedler) and Herma Fiedler (MSS. Eng.
misc. c. 652, fols. 12-68, d. 989-93, e. 951-6, f. 559-60).
Elgar | Sir | Edward William | 1857-1934 | 1st Baronet, composer
Fiedler | Ethel Mary | fl 1889-1899
Peyton | Richard | 1825-1910 | musical patron
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