Sir Adrian Boult papers

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections (7 July 1977); Letter to Peter Liddle (21 July 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Adrian Cedric Boult (1889-1983) was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was not called up due to ill health, but served as an Orderly Officer training troops in Cheshire and North Wales before working as a translator for MI5 and as an assistant to Frederick Marquis, later Lord Woolton, at the War Office. He later became a musician and conductor.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Sir Adrian Boult. See General Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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