Music manuscripts and related material from the Horsley family papers
Music manuscripts, with autographs of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, and related material from the Horsley family papers.
- Creation: 1804-1982
1.5 Linear metres (10 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Horsley b. 1, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Horsley b. 1, c. 1-9
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16134, 13030
Music manuscripts and related material from the Horsley family papers, 1804-1982.
Biographical / Historical
The Horsley family included the musician William Horsley (1774-1858) and the artists John Callcott Horsley (1817-1903) and Rosamund Horsley (1864-1949).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by descendants of Rosamund Brunel Gotch (née Horsley) in 1987.
The main part of the archive is found at MSS. Eng. a. 2001, b. 2003-2009, c. 2196-2269, d. 205-95, e. 2134-2304, and is described in the Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts online catalogue.
Preliminary descriptions of the Mendelssohn manuscripts and letters contained in MSS. Horsley b. 1 and c. 1 were published in the Catalogue of the Mendelssohn papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3, compiled by Peter Ward Jones (Tutzing, 1989), pp. 308-311.
- Music manuscripts and related material from the Horsley family papers
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