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Concert programmes, 1904-1931

 Series — Box: CLX-A-339
Identifier: Coll-1711/6

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The papers consist of letters, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programmes and music scores mainly relating to Joseph Joachim. Most of the records date from the later part of his life and after his death. Other members of his family are mentioned too, in particular his wife Amalie Joachim and his nephew Harold Henry Joachim, as well as his grand-nieces Jelly d'Arányi and Adila Fachiri.

From the Fonds:

The collection contains descriptions of Joseph Joachim’s character by his relatives, photographs of him in a private setting, extensive correspondence with his nephew Harold, leaflets and newspaper clippings on important events such as Jubilee celebrations and commemorative concerts (including the 40th anniversary of his first debut in England in 1884, his Diamond Jubilee on the 4th of May 1904, and several concerts and events for his 100th anniversary in 1931), and information on his descendants and his legacy.

From the Fonds:
  1. Correspondence to and from Joseph Joachim himself, and relating to Joachim (1847-2002)
  2. Notes relating to Joseph Joachim (1890-c 2000)
  3. Newspaper clippings (1874-1989)
  4. Family documents (1882-1984)
  5. Photographic material (1884-1990s)
  6. Concert Programmes (1904-1931)
  7. Music scores (19th century-1960s)
  8. Tape recording on magnetic recording tape (20th century)
  9. Album on Joseph Joachim including announcement of death, funeral details, programmes of memorial concerts, English newspaper cuttings and obituaries, quartet programmes, and transcripts (late 19th century-20th century)


  • Creation: 1904-1931

Language of Materials

German and English

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation, but certain material is covered by Data Protection legislation and the researcher may be required to complete a Data Protection undertaking form. Please contact repository in advance for details.


1 folder


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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