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Album of letters and papers, concerning George Butterworth, collected by his father after his death in 1916

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 453

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Album of letters and papers, 1913-22, concerning George Butterworth, collected by his father after his death in 1916. At fols. 548-50 are three hymn tunes composed by Butterworth, c. 1896.

Dates

  • 1896, 1913-1922

Extent

583 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 453, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 453

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11144

Overview

Album of letters and papers, concerning George Butterworth, collected by his father after his death in 1916

Biographical / Historical

George Sainton Kaye Butterworth (1885-1916) was an English composer and folk dancer. He was the only child of Sir Alexander Kaye Butterworth (1854-1946), who was a solicitor and general manager of the North Eastern Railway Company. His mother was Julia Marguertite (1849-1911), a professional soprano before her marriage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by A. J. Croft, 1964.
Title
Album of letters and papers, concerning George Butterworth, collected by his father after his death in 1916
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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