This collection consists primarily of two boxes of printed scores of the original music and transcriptions/arrangements of Geoffrey Bush. The majority of his works appear to be represented (c1951-1993).
Also contained is one box of music manuscripts, consisting of:
i) Original compositions by Bush 1939-1943, 1988: Sinfonietta Concertante for cello and small orchestra 1941-1943; Variations on a theme by Ernest Walker for cello and pianoforte 1939; and Matthew's Tunes for cello (open strings) and piano 1988
ii) Arrangements of works by other composers n.d.: Dr. John Blow: Sonata in G arr. for two violins and basso continuo, incomplete, n.d; Dr. John Blow: Sonata in A arr. for two violins and basso continuo, incomplete, n.d.; William Boyce: Twelve sonatas arr. for two violins and basso continuo, incomplete, n.d.; Matthew Locke: Suite for string orchestra, arr. 1946; Gomer Pearce: Gavotte, arr. for piano, n.d.; Henry Purcell: Amphitryon or the Two Sosias scored for soprano and strings (incomplete) n.d.; Henry Purcell: Twelve Sonatas (1683 set), arr. for two violins and basso continuo (nos. 5, 6 and 11 only), incomplete, n.d.; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 4 (excerpt only, arr. for ?piano solo), incomplete, n.d.
Most of these scores are addressed or also attributed to W.[William] Francis Harvey of Tredegar, Monmouthshire, who appears to be an editor or collaborator of some kind.
iii) Miscellaneous manuscripts including copy ms of Albert Frinsella's Humoresque 'Rockets' for flute and piano n.d.
iv) Loose correspondence from Bush to Francis n.d.