Imogen Holst's 'C' list

Scope and Content

Series of photographs and photographic copies which have been assigned reference numbers by Imogen Holst according to subject and content. The 'C' list is a series of photographs of Imogen Holst taken before May 1934, either alone or with others, but not Gustav Holst. Summaries of Imogen Holst's lists are as follows:

'A' list: Gustav Holst alone

'B; list: Gustav Holst with family and friends

'C' list: Imogen Holst (before May 1934) alone or with others (not gustav Holst)

'D' list: Family and friends without Gustav Holst (excluding Imogen Holst also) (before and after 1934 including ancestors)

'E' list: Unveilings, memorials etc (including anniversaries and exhibitions)

'F' list: Places whre Gustav Holst lived and worked

'G' list: Places associated with Gustav Holst (holidays, walks etc nit professional jobs, conducting or lecturing, which are in F)

'H' list: Places connected with the Holsts' ancestors

'SW' list: Photographs from Holst's stage works

The 'C' list is the only list for which we hold a comprehensive set of photographs. The originals of the 'C' list photographs are held by the Holst Birthplace Museum.


The photographs in this series have been arranged according to the reference assigned them by Imogen Holst. In some cases, this means that they are not always in strict date order.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.