Catalogue of the papers of the Oxford Bach Passion Choir, 1946-73

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

C. Parker

2003

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Papers of the Oxford Bach Passion Choir, 1946-73

Abstract:
Minute books, accounts, correspondence and programmes of the Oxford Bach Passion Choir, 1946-73.

Shelfmarks: Dep. c. 482, d. 898-9, e. 488

Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Organizational history

The choir was formed in 1946 by Dr Thomas Armstrong for the purpose of giving an annual performance of the St Matthew passion in Oxford. It was disbanded in 1973.

Acquisition

Deposited 1974.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. c. 482/1, fols. 1-2].

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Oxford Bach Passion Choir

Place names (NCA Rules)

Oxford | Oxfordshire

Subjects (LCSH)

Choirs (Music) -- England -- Oxford
Music -- Societies, etc

Descriptive List


Minute book, including (fol. 91) the constitution of the choir, 1952-71
Shelfmark: Dep. e. 488
Extent: 91 leaves

Minute book, 1971-3
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 898
Extent: 105 leaves, 29-105 blank

Correspondence and accounts, 1946-73
Shelfmark: Dep. c. 482/1-3
Extent: 158, 140, 99 (21-99 blank) leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (item 1)
    • (fols. 1-109) correspondence, circulars and notes, 1946-73
    • (fols. 110-58) annual accounts, 1947-72
  • (item 2) account book, recording income, expenditure and annual accounts, and names of choir members, soloists and members of the orchestra for each performance, 1947-69
  • (item 3) account book, recording income, expenditure and annual accounts, and names of choir members, soloists and members of the orchestra for each performance, 1969-73

Printed programmes, 1947-72
Shelfmark: Dep. d. 899
Extent: 154 leaves

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26 May 2011