Roy Newsome Papers

Scope and Content

Material relating to Roy Newsome's time at Salford College of Technology and later the University of Salford as an academic lecturer and researcher. In 1976 he was appointed Head of Band Studies and oversaw the newly established Diploma in Band Musicianship. The course was given degree status in 1986. Roy Newsome relinquished his full-time position in 1989 but continued to develop the Brass Band Archive. He was awarded a PhD by the University in 1999.