Congress of Arabian Music

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      GB 247 MS Farmer 503
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  • Physical Description
      Bound vol. [4], xxi, 129p. 34 cm. Blue buckram binding.

Scope and Content

Congress of Arabian Music convened by the Ministry of Education, Egypt, at Cairo, under the patronage of H.M. King Fu'ad. Held in Cairo, March-April 1932. Vol. 1: Letters of invitation, Minutes of the Commission of History and Manuscripts, reports, etc.
Typescript by H.G. Farmer. [Glasgow, 1932.]
Principal contents include a report by Fu'ad Mughabghab of a private congratulatory meeting in honour of Farmer, 3rd April 1932, and Farmer's detailed diary, 27 February to 8 April 1932.
Additional items tipped or pasted in include letters, photographs, press cuttings, visiting cards of delegates.
Photograph of Baron Carra de Vaux pasted on title-page.

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