Catch Club, London

Scope and Content

Lists of the several catches, glees and canons to which gold medals have been adjudged by the Catch Club, from the year of its institution in 1761; with the names of the respective composers and the dates of their compositions. The awards for 1821-32 are added in manuscript.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Catch Club were involved in reviving Renaissance vocal music in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.