Donald Wakeling: Catalogue of the Arnold Bequest

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A manuscript catalogue of the 1940 Arnold Bequest to Cambridge University Library, 72 pages. The catalogue is divided into three sections: printed music, literature of music and manuscripts. Each entry includes bibliographical notes and a reference code allocated by the library. There is an accompanying letter from Alec King, Music Room, British Museum, to Derek Williams, Music Department, Cambridge University Library, 16 April 1973, presenting the volume, and the library's reply of 18 April 1973. There are also a few loose notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Donald Rufus Wakeling, librarian, co-authored National anthems (1942) and a catalogue of the works of Schubert (1951).

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Music Department, Cambridge University Library, 1975.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.