Music owned by the family of William Morris, Viscount Nuffield

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

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1957.


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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.