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Guard-book containing letters between various correspondents and miscellaneous pieces, 1786-1976

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 36

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  1. (fols. 1-2) Dorothea von Schlegel to [Joseph] Pilat. 14 Mar [18]18. Wach collection.
  2. (fols. 4-5) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy to [Maurice] Schlesinger, 29 [Apr 1823]; sent with proofs of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's op. 1. Wach collection.
  3. (fols. 7-22) 8 letters from Fanny Hensel and Rebecka Dirichlet to members of the Woringen family, 1844-1847. Fanny's letters are to Angelica von Woringen. Wach collection.
  4. (fol. 24) Johannes Brahms to Basil Harwood as Secretary of the Oxford University Musical Club. Post-mark Wien, 9 May 1895. Formerly kept in a frame at Gunfield.
  5. (fol. 27-71) 18 undated letters and notes from Jenny Lind-Goldschmidt to Marie Benecke [ca. 1856-1883]. Fol. 51 is an envelope on which Mrs Benecke planned the seats for a dinner party which included Jenny Lind and Clara Schumann. Given by Miss D.M. Oliver of Eastbourne, 1976.
  6. (fol. 72-89) 4 letters to Marie Benecke and 3 to Victor Benecke from Joseph Joachim, Jan 1895[6?]-Oct 1899. Fol. 83 is the permission of the Ministerium der geistlichen Unterrichts-und Medicinal-Angelegenheiten, dated 1897, for publication of organ pieces by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Given with 5.
  7. (fols. 90-91) Letter from Moses Mendelssohn to Franz Curione et. Comp. in Leipzig. Berlin, 20 May 1786.
  8. (fols. 96-97) C[ornelius] C[arl I] Souchay to his daughter-in-law Hélène Souchay, Deptford, [London], 23 Nov 1832.
  9. (fols. 98-99) Karl Klingemann's lease of 4 Hobart Place, London.
  10. (fols. 100-104) Karl Klingemann's four-part setting of his verse 'Es brechen nun im Reigen'.
  11. (fol. 105) Invitation to F[riedrich] W[ilhelm] Benecke from Margaret Alsager to quartet concert, 'Queen Square Select Society'.


  • 1786-1976


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • German


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 36

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom