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Collection name Else Headlam-Morley Collection
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Description Manuscript and printed scores of Lady Headlam-Morley's own compositions, correspondence, concert programmes, posters and press cuttings, and other papers and photographs.

Manuscript music
Private papers/diaries/letters
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Date range ca. 1880 - 1950
Associated People and Organisations Headlam-Morley, Else, Lady -
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Associated Times 19th Century
Associated Content England Twentieth century Women composers Germany Composers Western Classical
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Durham University Library

Palace Green, Palace Green Library DURHAM Durham DH1 3RN United Kingdom Open Map
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Collections Overview Music materials form part of a large general academic archive. Music manuscripts include the Dame Ethel Smyth Papers - Early musical compositions of Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944); Durham University Music Exercises - Compositions submitted for degrees, 1891-1980; Else Headlam-Morley Collection - Scores, correspondence etc. of Else Headlam-Morley (1866-1950), composer; Pratt Green Manuscripts - Hymnology.
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Accrual Status The collection will be appraised as sorting and listing proceeds.
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Custodial History Presented by Mrs Lorna Headlam-Morley, 1999
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