Blackheath Halls Archive

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The historic archive of the Blackheath Halls was deposited in the Jerwood Library following Trinity College of Music's acquisition of the Halls in 2003. It includes papers of the original group which led to the foundation of the Blackheath Concert Hall Company Limited (1894-1978), the Company's core records, minutes, financial records, shares records, licences, legal agreements, membership and staff records, estate documents, plans and correspondence, and papers and correspondence of the Blackheath Concert Hall Action Group (1974-1983), the Blackheath Preservation Trust (1975-) and the Blackheath Halls (1983-2003). There is also material relating to events, although much is in facsimile. A hand list is available.

Conditions Governing Access

By appointment: please contact us to arrange an appointment before visiting. This enables us to save you time by having materials ready for you when you arrive. External users wishing to see rare materials will be asked to provide proof of identity.

To make an appointment to access the collection, contact the Head Librarian, Claire Kidwell, c.kidwell@trinitylaban.ac.uk

Website: http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/student-experience/student-facilities/libraries/jerwood-library

Address: Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts,Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance,King Charles Court,Old Royal Naval College,Greenwich,London SE10 9JF.

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Archivist's Note

Created by Jane Ronson (Archives Hub team) using the Archives Hub EAD Editor, May 2014.

Description based on the The Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts Online Catalogue record, with assistance from Emma Greenwood (Librarian, Special Collections and Cataloguing), Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, April 2014.

Conditions Governing Use

Contact the Head Librarian, Claire Kidwell, c.kidwell@trinitylaban.ac.uk

Custodial History

The historic archive of the Blackheath Halls was deposited in the Jerwood Library following Trinity College of Music's acquisition of the Halls in 2003.

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