Materials at the Holst Birthplace Museum

Scope and Content

File of correspondence, notes, lists and other papers detailing the Holst materials that were given to the Holst Birthplace Museum by Imogen and Isobel Holst. Including books, music, documents, scores and manuscripts; letters by ancestors of Gustav Holst; objects associated with Gustav Holst; pictures associated with Gustav Holst; printed music by Matthias von Holst, and Holst LP records. Also includes a file of correspondence relating to the ownership and situation of Gustav Holst's music cupboard (2007), including a copy of Imogen Holst's Memorandum of Wishes. Also includes a file of correspondence regarding the movement of Gustav Holst's music cupboard.

Access Information

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.