Hallé Archive Collections

Scope and Content

This collection has been created to accommodate those artificial collections that exist within the archive. The major collections are the photographic archive and the printed programmes.


Arranged according to publication type. Series include the Hallé Magazine (H), the library (L), the manuscript collection (M), photographs (P), programmes (PR), sound recordings (SR), audio-visual material (VT)

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Hallé Concerts Society, supplemented with individual donations

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist for more information

Appraisal Information

As part of the Hallé Concerts Society record keeping, publications from the Society are sent to the Archive. Any accruals from outside the Society are appraised with considerations given to duplication and preservation.

Custodial History

For most series within this collection, the majority of material originates with the Hallé Concerts Society, but over time each collection has been added to and much of the original provenance has been lost.


Expected for all sections

Related Material

Collection of the Hallé Concert Society, reference HS