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Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Identifier: Coll-1393

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.


  • Creation: 1909-1938


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Biographical / Historical

Helen Patuffa Hood (born 1889) 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.


2 boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material purchased September 2012. Accession no: E2012.23.

Related Materials

Also within Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library, are other similar or related materials with association to Helen Patuffa Hood:

  1. Coll-1036 - Papers of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.
  2. Coll-1407 - Material relating to Marjory Kennedy-Fraser and Helen Patuffa Hood (uncatalogued).
  3. Coll-1433 - Correspondence relating to Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, A. Y. Fraser, and others (uncatalogued).
  4. Coll-1558: Letters of Henry Holiday to Helen Patuffa Hood 1921-1922.

Processing Information

Top-level description created by Graeme D. Eddie 01 February 2013. Lower-level descriptions created by Angèle Liotard in June-July 2019.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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