Music owned by the family of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Music owned by the Morris family, comprising:

  • second clarinet part of band music, marches, dances etc., early 19th century
  • songs and catches for one, two and three voices, sometimes with accompaniment, c. 1800. Fols. 30v-36 contain later additions of songs with piano accompaniment.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Richard Morris (1877-1963), Viscount Nuffield, was an industrialist and philanthropist.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1957.

Note

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

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