Catalogue of papers of the Oxford University Opera Club, 1974-1988

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Papers of the Oxford University Opera Club, 1974-1988

Papers of the Oxford University Opera Club, including correspondence and papers relating to various productions, committee meetings, and membership lists.

Shelfmarks: (MSS. Eng. c. 2707, c. 2712, e. 2402)
Extent: 3 shelfmarks


Given to the Library by Edward Kemp-Luck in 1988, and by the Club in 1990.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2707, fols. 1-2].

Related Material

See also Records of the Oxford University Opera Club, 1926-1957

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Oxford University Opera Club | University of Oxford

Subjects (LCSH)


Descriptive List

Papers relating to Club productions, 1974-1986
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2707
Extent: 434 leaves

Scope and Content:


  • (fols. 7-35) correspondence concerning the Club's 50th anniversary celebrations
  • (fols. 79-246) detailed correspondence and papers for the productions of 'Orfeo ed Euridice', 1982-1983
  • (fols. 328-412) correspondence and papers for the production of 'The Magic Flute', 1986

Production papers, 1986-1988
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2712
Extent: 185 leaves

Scope and Content:


  • (fols. 1-42) committee minutes and membership lists, 1986-1988
  • (fols. 98-186) papers relating to a fundraising drive, 1987, using lists of sponsors of past productions (1974-1986)

Card index of Senior members of the Club, c.1980-1988
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 2402
Extent: 131 leaves

Transformation from XML to HTML by Lawrence Mielniczuk
15 January 2014