File RMCM/A/2/2 - Correspondence and papers for committee meeting May 4th 1892

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Correspondence and papers for committee meeting May 4th 1892


  • 28 Nov 1891-4 May 1892 (Creation)

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36 ff. approx. (unfoliated)

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Letter from Gustav Behrens to Sir William Houldsworth with proposed invitation circular and printed report of the subcommittee (see RMCM/A/2/1 for draft versions). List of those invited to the meeting on May 4th, based on list supplied by Forsyth Bros of those concerned with "Sir Charles Halle's grand concerts". 11 letters of apology for the May 4th meeting and expressing support, including from the Dean of Manchester, the Mayors of Manchester and Oldham, and the MPs the Rt.Hon. A.J. Balfour and W.Mather. Letter from Oliver P. Behrens accepting the offer of a position on the proposed School of Music committee. Papers relating to the meeting of 4th May: list of letters of apology with promises of financial support; text of resolution 1 (adopting the sub-committee's report) and resolution 2 (appointing the committee for the College of Music).

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