Kirby, Alan J, OBE, conductor, Sec Royal Philharmonic Society

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creatorOf Correspondence concerning special concert series; 1950-56.ff. 202. largest size 330 x 240mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-37. Festival of Britain, 1951; 1950-52. With audited accounts for the whole series, and separate balance sheet for the concert of 7 June ..., 1950-1956 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the library and archives; 1914-15, 1923-62.ff. 258. Various sizes.includes:f. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven, composer: Stanley Hawley, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Arthur T. Cummings, hon. solicitor, Philharmonic Societ..., 1914-1962 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1954-57 (ff. 167).includes:f. 1 Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, composer: Royal Philharmonic Society: Chappell and Co; music publishers: Card relative to the press tickets allocation for the Stravinsky conce..., 1954-1957 British Library
creatorOf Miscellaneous accounts; 1876-1955.ff. 120. Various sizes.As follows:—1. ff. 1-6. Rough accounts of ticket sales; 1, 22 May 1876.2. ff. 7-25. Receipt and expenditure account; 1907-08. With journal; entries, Oct. 1908.3. ff. 26-100. Audited balance she..., 1876-1960 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning membership, etc.; 1951-59 (ff. 188).includes:f. 1 Sir William Turner Walton, OM; composer: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Sir William Turner Walton from Alan J. Kirby: 1951:..., 1951-1959 British Library
creatorOf Laws and Articles of Association; 1859-1959, 1968.ff. 193. Largest size 405 x 260mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-120. Printed copies of Laws of the Society, 1859-1912, and of Articles of Association, 1922-68; 1859-1968. With some annotations and additions fo..., 1859-1968 British Library
creatorOf Original letters: supplementary volume.ff. 265.1. ff. 1-15. Correspondence of William Watts (secretary of the Philharmonic Society 1815-47); 1816-26, n.d. Included are letters from J. H. Griesbach, Henry Smart and Thomas Lindsay Willman. With a lette..., 1816-1976 British Library
creatorOf 1918-65.ff. ii + 656 + 45* + 45**. 236 x 190mm.includes:f. 14, 15v, 19v Arthur Hinton, composer: Signed as present at general meetings of the Royal Philharmonic Society: 1913, 1918-19.ff. 14, 15, 23, 26v, 35v, 53v, 58v Howard Ellis Carr, composer..., 1918-1965 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the Ritson-Smith fund; 1957 (ff. 84).includes:f. 1 Myers Foggin, musician and conductor: George Baker, singer; Hon. Secretary of the Philharmonic Society: Miss Margaret Ritson Smith, daughter of David Ritson Smith: David R..., 1957 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1849, 1868, 1914-45 (ff. 215).includes:ff. 2-3 William Ward, 11th Baron Ward; 1st Earl of Dudley: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Stanley Luca..., 1849-1945 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1951 (ff. 197).includes:f. 1 Emmie M. Tillett, née Bass; of Ibbs and Tillett: Redvers Llewellyn, musician: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby fro..., 1951 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning concert halls, relating to the use by the Society of the Queen’s Hall (1918), the Royal Albert Hall (1950-51) and the Royal Festival Hall (1952-56); 1918, 1950-56.ff. 109. Various sizes.includes:ff. 1-2 Robert Humphreys, m..., 1918-1956 British Library
creatorOf Royal correspondence; 1868, 1910-60.ff. 111.includes:f. 1 Gathorne Hardy, 1st Earl of Cranbrook; afterwards Gathorne-Hardy: Victoria of England: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to Stanley Lucas from Lord Gathorne-Hardy, on beha..., 1868-1960 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Ashe – Beckwith (ff. 254); 1816-1913, 1952-53, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Andrew Ashe, flautist and concert organiser: Honoria Ashe, singer: Letters concerning Honoria Ashe's first Londo..., 1816-1953 British Library
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. viii. General correspondence; 1940-1954.ff. 225. Overall size 294 x 217mm.includes:f. 1 Francis M. Knight, of Chicago: Letter to Sir A. C. Boult: 1940: Typewritten, signed.ff. 2, 63 Sir Donald Keith Falkner, singer;..., 1940-1954 British Library
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. xxxvi. Scripts of broadcasts, reviews of books, forewords and prefaces; 1938-1979, n.d. Arranged chronologically.ff. 155. Overall size 330 x 207mm.1. ff. 1-109. Scripts of broadcasts; 1938-1970.2. ff. 110-155. Forewords..., 1938-1979 British Library
creatorOf Royal correspondence; 1821-1976.ff. 227.Arranged in the following order: letters written on behalf of:—1. ff. 1-158. Sovereigns: Prince Leopold, later Leopold I of Belgium, Queen Adelaide, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, G..., 1821-1976 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; 1946-59. Includes drafts of the agreement between the Society and the Anglo-American Music Association.ff. 81. Various sizes.includes:f. 1 Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet; conductor: Arthur ..., 1946-1959 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1958-59 (ff. 256).includes:f. 1 Leslie Regan, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Frederick Woodhouse, singer: T. Frost, Education Officer, Borough of Barking: Letter to Leslie Regan from T. Frost rel...., 1958-1959 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning RPS composition prizes; 1948-49 (ff. 276).includes:f. 1 Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to the Principal of Trinity College of Music from Alan J. Kirby: 1948: Copy.f. 2 Gerald..., 1948-1949 British Library
referencedIn BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. xxxv. Obituaries and tributes for names K – W.ff. 194. Overall size 352 x 236mm.includes:f. 1 Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Obituary for 'The Musical Times' by Sir A. C. Boult f... British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1946-48 (ff. 187).includes:f. 1 Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon; Prime Minister: Sergei Sergeevich Prokofiev, composer: Keith Douglas, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: J. N. Henderson, of the ..., 1946-1948 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning membership, etc.; 1907, 1914, 1924, 1933, 1947-50 (ff. 210).includes:f. 1 Charles Gardner, pianist and composer: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, composer: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philharmonic Society: R..., 1907-1950 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence concerning the Arts Council of Great Britain and the National Federation of Music Societies (administering funds provided by the Arts Council); 1947-55. With draft returns of projected concert expenditure and income for some years.ff. ..., 1947-1955 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1949 (ff. 240).includes:ff. 1-2 Alan A. Dobson, poet: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby from Alan A. Dobson: 1949.f. 3 Ralph Vaughan Williams,..., 1949 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1950 (ff. 153).includes:f. 1 Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet; conductor: Ernest John Moeran, composer: Alan J. Kirby, OBE; conductor; Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Letter to Alan J. Kirby from Er..., 1950 British Library
referencedIn Recommendations; 1898-1949. All entered on printed forms.ff. 192. 240 x 193mm.As follows:—1. ff. 1-7. For membership; 1923-24, 1949, n.d.2. ff. 8-192. For associateship; 1898, 1902-11, 1916, 1919, 1923-25, 1938, 1943, n.d.includes:f. 1 Theodore Hol..., 1898-1949 British Library
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1952-53 (ff. 233).includes:f. 1 Sir John Battista Barbirolli, conductor: Royal Philharmonic Society: Emmie M. Tillett, née Bass; of Ibbs and Tillett: Edith Warburton, assistant secretary, Hallé Concert So..., 1952-1953 British Library
creatorOf 1934-59. Includes minutes of two meetings of the Programme Sub-committee, 1955.ff. ii + 623. 356 x 241mm.includes:ff. 1, 15, 36 Sir Stanley Robert Marchant, composer and organist: Signed as present at meetings of the Committee of the Royal Philharm..., 1955 British Library
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