Choral and orchestral music manuscripts of William Russell

Scope and Content

Choral and orchestral music manuscripts of William Russell, 1807-12.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Russell (1777-1813) was an organist and composer. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the Library from Mr J. Richardson of Liverpool in 1954.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

Owned by V. Novello ('Purchased at Mr Russell's sale').