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Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Arthur Sullivan

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Autograph music manuscripts (1855-99) of Sir Arthur Sullivan.

Dates

  • 1855-1899

Extent

1.05 linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. Oriel College MS. Mus. 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Oriel College MSS. Mus. 1-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16061

Abstract

Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Arthur Sullivan, 1855-1899.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900) was a composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

All manuscripts (except 'Macbeth') were bequeathed by the composer to his nephew, Herbert Sullivan and then inherited by Mrs E.M. Bashford (Herbert Sullivan's widow). Sold at Sotheby's, 13 June 1966 (lots 190, 194, 193, 185, 176, 170 and 168) to various buyers. They were subsequently acquired piecemeal by Colin Prestige.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Colin Prestige to Oriel College, Oxford, 2004 and transferred to the Bodleian Library on deposit, 2006.
Title
Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Arthur Sullivan
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom