Books and publications by authors other than Imogen Holst

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1111 HOL/2/20
  • Dates of Creation
      circa 1900-1984
  • Physical Description
      23 boxes

Scope and Content

These are books, periodicals, articles and some unpublished works by other authors belonging to Imogen Holst. Some books are inscribed to Imogen Holst from the author and some have Imogen Holst's notes and annotations in the margins. Included are some volumes given to Imogen Holst by her father Gustav Holst.


Books and periodicals at Church Walk were weeded. Periodicals and journals were archived. Books concerning Imogen and Gustav Holst were archived, as well as important or annotated books from her library. A large part of Imogen's library of books remains at Church Walk.

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.

Other Finding Aids

There is an index of articles printed in 'Making Music' concerning Imogen Holst, Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears (filed with No. 1 1946).

Related Material

Articles by Imogen Holst printed in Making Music;

The Early Days of the CEMA Music Travellers, No. 2, Oct 1946, page 10-11.

The Village Choir, No. 3, Feb 1947, page 8-9.

Lennox Berkeley's Stabat Mater, No. 24, Spring 1954, page 8-9.

Carols, No.32, Autumn 1956, pages 5-6.