File RMCM/E/4/13 - General correspondence 1955/6 A-L

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General correspondence 1955/6 A-L


  • Jul 1955-Aug 1956 (Creation)

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6 folders

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Administrative correspondence of Cox and Wilson; sections M-Z missing. Subjects and correspondents include Associated Board examinations; individual students, alumni and staff (including references); "Adriana Lecouvreur" for the BBC; the proposed College hood; a visit organised by the British Council for an adviser on setting up a music department at Havana University; the 1955 Festival of Music and Drama held by the London Midland Region Staff Association (British Railways); programme for Hallé concerts; collaboration with other institutions notably the University of Manchester and Chetham's; maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment and instruments; the College's AGM; the death of Harold Dawber; financial matters including a proposal to amalgamate scholarship funds; insurance; restoration of "Amati" and Guadagnini violins; the purchase of an organ; a conference for school-teachers organised by Lancashire council education department; the deferment of National Service by students; the College President; Leonard Behrens.

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