Music Manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Autograph music manuscripts of Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen. Most of the works are unpublished.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen (1852-1935) was a composer and conductor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The manuscripts were bought from Kenneth Mummery in 1983.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

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