Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist)
- Existence: 1889-1967
Helen Patuffa Hood (1889-1967) was the daughter of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser. She had married John Charles Fulton Hood - the Rev. Canon John Charles Fulton Hood - in 1920. Marjory Kennedy-Fraser and her daughter Patuffa used to present the mother's collected songs in recitals which took them to New York, London and Berlin in the 1920s.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Content Description This collection includes a printed book with two enclosures, printed ephemera, and two medals related to harpist Helen Patuffa Hood and her mother Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Scottish musician and folk-song collector. The printed book is a signed copy of The Road to the Isles (Edinburgh: Robert Grant & Son, 1927) by Kenneth Macleod given by the author himself to Patuffa as...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946
Scope and Contents All three letters are on the letterhead of 'Wansfell', 18 Chesterfield Gardens, Hampstead NW 3, and dated 17 January 1921, 8 February 1921, and 17 February 1922. Each open with the salutation, 'My dear Patuffa'. The letter of 17 January 1921 begins, 'I have just found, to my much delight, Mrs Kennedy Fraser's invitation to your wedding, wh. reached me at Betty-Fold, our house at the Lakes'. Holiday had hoped to attend, 'but when I unpacked the invitation had disappeared'. He...
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items, Part 1, 2, & 3. ‘General’, bundle of miscellaneous notes, wrapped in ‘Songs of the Hebrides (Ancient Scots Minstrelsie). From the Western Isles of Scotland’, Music Hall, Edinburgh, 21 January 1913, recital programme, containing various lecture notes, notes, excerpts, etc., in no particular order, manuscripts. & typescripts, texts often on reverses of discarded...
Scope and Contents Music: printed or mss. [manuscripts], various items. ‘Marjory and Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser with Margaret Kennedy and Hugh Mackay (Arts League of Service), Songs of the Hebrides, Edinburgh Recital, 19th February, Usher Hall, London Recital 24th February, Queen’s Hall’, programme, no year. ‘Songs of the Hebrides’, leaflet, multiple copies, with...
Dates: c 1910-1920
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Scope and Contents This fonds contains paper documents such as correspondence to Helen Patuffa Hood, concerts programmes and other printed materials; artworks by Helen Patuffa Hood; and material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides. In the out-sized box are some photographs of Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.
Scope and Contents Photographs of young dark-haired woman in a dramatic pose. Two identical copies of photograph of a young dark-haired woman in a dramatic pose, wearing a loose-fitting archaic white robe and a flower garland in her hair, b/w, 29.5 x 18 cm, both copies mounted on stiff cardboard, one copy marked ‘Mrs Patuffa Hood ?’ on reverse.
Dates: c 1910-1930
Scope and Contents Recital programmes and publicity leaflets. Publicity leaflet, with photograph of Marjory and Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser (at the harp), ‘Songs of the Hebrides, Folk Songs from the Scottish Isles’, , New York. Leaflet/advert, unknown publication, [New York], with photograph of Marjory and Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser (at the harp), ‘Mrs. Kennedy-Fraser, Miss Patuffa Kennedy-Fraser...
Dates: c 1916-c 1931
‘Songs of the Hebrides, manuscript, including “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’, 1927-1930
Scope and Contents ‘Songs of the Hebrides, manuscript, including “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’. ‘Songs of the Hebrides, ms. [manuscript], incl. [including] “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’. ‘Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean’: several sheets with fragments of songs, noted by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser in Barra, August 1927, from Bean Shomhairle bhìg, Mrs M‘Kinnon,...
Scope and Contents The Seal-woman. Different sets of proofs of vocal score of The Seal Woman, also of libretto, all corrected and amended by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, one vocal score copy includes Marjory Kennedy-Fraser’s rehearsal notes from her creating the Cailleach’s part on stage. Original drawing of vocal score cover, ink on...
Dates: c 1906-c 1924
Scope and Contents Two notebooks. Softbound, black, 14x24 cm, 34 (32+2) pages, cover embossed ‘Music’, marked ‘Helen P. Kennedy-Fraser, 3 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh’, manuscript, contains several Gaelic songs, arranged for voice and harp by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser; softbound, cover missing, 14.5x23.5 cm, 86 pages, also one loose sheet, manuscript, contains several Scots and Gaelic songs, arranged for voice and harp by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, most arrangements include printed cuttings of text (and...
Dates: c 1910-1930