G and I Holst Ltd.

Scope and Content

Papers and correspondence concerned with the company business of G and I Holst Ltd. Estate, including financial and administrative papers, papers concerning copyrights, and other papers relating to dealings wirh organisations including Aldeburgh Festival and the English Music Theatre Company.

Administrative / Biographical History

G&I Holst Ltd. was formed in 1968 for the purpose of dealing with the business activities (publications, promotional matters etc) relating to the music and writings of both Gustav and Imogen Holst.


Files have been weeded with some files selected for archiving and some files destroyed.

G and I Holst Ltd financial files have been weeded; annual statements and royalties papers are archived; working papers, correspondence and bank statements destroyed.

Duplicate papers have been destroyed.

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