Skip to main content

Correspondence and papers of Sir George Elvey (1816-93), mainly relating to his duties as organist of St. George's Chapel, Windsor

 Single Item
MS. Eng. c. 5370

  • How to
    request
Includes:
  1. (fols. 22-46) letters from William Crotch, 1838-44
  2. (fols. 134-6) warrant for his appointment at Windsor, 1837, with list of fees payable to the organist
  3. (fols. 142-3) two pieces of music 'Praise ye the Lord' and 'Gee up Dobbin'
  4. (fols. 146-70) manuscript verses in various hands, perhaps submitted for musical settings
  5. (fols. 171-4) copy of a memorial to the Deans and chapters of Cathedral and Collegiate churches concerning the performance of their choirs, with list of many organists, musicians and clergy who signed it, n.d. (watermark 1837)
  6. (fols. 112-31) letters to Lady Elvey on the death of her husband, 1893-4

Dates

  • 1837-93

Extent

174 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 5370, fols. 1-2].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 5370

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10277

Overview

Correspondence and papers of Sir George Elvey (1816-93), mainly relating to his duties as organist of St. George's Chapel, Windsor

Biographical / Historical

Sir George Elvey (1816-1893) was an organist and composer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from John Wilson, 1995
Title
Correspondence and papers of Sir George Elvey (1816-93), mainly relating to his duties as organist of St. George's Chapel, Windsor
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom