D. H. Thomas Papers

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the development of electrical keyboard instruments, crated and collected by D. H. Thomas. Includes translations of technical articles (chiefly in German), manufacturers' brochures, shorthand notes, offprints of relevant articles etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

D.H. Thomas carried out research for his MSc on the development of musical instruments at the Manchester College of Technology.

Access Information

Open for consultation.


Description compiled by Joanne Fitton in direct relation to the description created by Sarah Wickham on RNCM catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Royal Northern College of Music Archives Catalogue (CALM).

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is subject to the provision of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1984.

Custodial History

Deposited at Tyne and Wear Archives Services, 1981; given with permission of Mrs Thomas to RNCM in May 2004.


None expected

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