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Box Gen. 285, 12 August 1895-5 November 1918

 Box

Scope and Contents

Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 1, 2, 3, & 4.
Notes and programmes.

Dates

  • 12 August 1895-5 November 1918

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. Most lecture manuscripts were previously either folded or rolled but are now stored flat. In folder ‘Marjory Kannedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 2’, the R. Strauss lecture is decayed and incomplete, with many loose bits of paper. In folder ‘Marjory Kannedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 3’, the recital programme ‘Mrs Kennedy Fraser’s Lecture Recitals, The Second Recital of the Series [...] Saturday Afternoon, January 12, 1907 [...] “A Visit to Bayreuth” and “Wagner’s Parsifal”’, appended to the ‘Wagner & Handel’ lecture, is ripped in two parts and would need to be repaired.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. Previously folded or rolled mss. unfolded or unrolled and stored flat, supported by archive envelopes. All strings and ribbons removed; all pins removed and replaced with plastic clips. Several fragile or loose items either put into separate archive envelopes or protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created.

Conditions Governing Access

Due to format, there is no current listening access to the recordings.

Extent

1 box

Previous reference

Gen. 285

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. Most lecture manuscripts were previously either folded or rolled but are now stored flat. In folder ‘Marjory Kannedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 2’, the R. Strauss lecture is decayed and incomplete, with many loose bits of paper. In folder ‘Marjory Kannedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 3’, the recital programme ‘Mrs Kennedy Fraser’s Lecture Recitals, The Second Recital of the Series [...] Saturday Afternoon, January 12, 1907 [...] “A Visit to Bayreuth” and “Wagner’s Parsifal”’, appended to the ‘Wagner & Handel’ lecture, is ripped in two parts and would need to be repaired.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. Previously folded or rolled mss. unfolded or unrolled and stored flat, supported by archive envelopes. All strings and ribbons removed; all pins removed and replaced with plastic clips. Several fragile or loose items either put into separate archive envelopes or protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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