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Correspondence of Margaret Deneke

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MS. 12938
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Collection of correspondence, mainly relating to musical subjects, with some related papers. Most letters are addressed to Marga Deneke. Much of the earlier correspondence is with Ernest Walker and some letters are addressed to him. There is some later correspondence relating to the administration of his estate, and the publication and performance of his music. There are isolated letters from individuals such as Adrian Boult, Geoffrey Bush and Walter Emery, and correspondence relating to the organisation of concerts held at 'Gunfield'. A few concert programmes and lecture scripts can also be found amongst the letters.


  • Creation: 1908-1966, n.d.


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 12938].

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MS. 12938

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12938


Margaret Deneke's correspondence and other papers, 1908-1966, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Born on 26 December 1882, Margaret Deneke was an Honorary Fellow and Choirmaster of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and Honorary Secretary for the Philip Maurice Deneke Lecture. She was also a librarian of the Oxford University Musical Club and Union, and the President of the Oxford Ladies’ Musical Society. She died on 3 March 1969.

This and other information can be found at the Who's Who website.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated prior to 1 January 2014.

Correspondence of Margaret Deneke, 1908-1966, n.d.
Finding aid prepared by Jen Patterson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom