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Welcome Withers, Stanley (fl.1890s-1928), Registrar of the Royal Manchester College of Music
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Appendices no. 2

Papers and reports submitted to and issued by Council, 1915-1937. A regular record-keeping practice was followed until 1928 (probably on the retirement of the 1st registrar, Stanley Withers); thereafter these appendices are kept more sporadically ...

Appendices no. 1 (1893-1915)

Papers and reports submitted to and issued by Council, 1893-1915. Every year the following items were included: annual reports (years 1893/4 - 1899/1900; later annual reports were removed); termly summary sheets: numbers of students by study (sin...

RMCM report and student's card: Miss Edith J. Coward

Timetable for first year: subjects studied were singing, piano, harmony, choir, opera, sight singing/musical dictation, elocution, literature, Italian, French. With short report for each subject by the responsible professor, and with principal...

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973)

Autograph letter signed from Frank Merrick to Adolph Brodsky

Mr. Withers has asked if Frank Merrick will continue with the present arrangement regarding rooms until the next Council meeting. Merrick is willing, but would like henceforth to have no.12 for 2 whole days per week - either Tuesday and Friday or...

Merrick, Frank (1886-1981), Pianist, teacher and composer

History of The Royal Manchester College of Music [to 1918]

College history written by Stanley Withers, then Registrar, and printed by Policy-Holder Journal Co. Ltd of Manchester. The pamphlet contains a roughly chronological history with a list of members of Council, and teaching staff. It is illustrate...

Withers, Stanley (fl.1890s-1928), Registrar of the Royal Manchester College of Music

RMCM reports and student's cards: Marion Webster

Timetable for first year: subjects studied were piano, violin, harmony, quartet. Second year, same subjects with the addition of ensemble, orchestra and musical dictation. With short report for each subject by the responsible professor, and with ...

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973)

College of Music minute books

Preliminary minute book (1891-1892) includes letters, newspaper clippings, meeting notes. College of Music minute book: pp.1-97 Minutes of the meetings of the Executive committee (roughly fortnightly) and ad hoc subcommittees. Minutes of the foun...

Charles Hallé letters

  • GB GB1179 CH
  • Collection
  • late 1800s

Letters sent by Charles Hallé (88 in total), chiefly to Stanley Withers and Gustav Behrens, and chiefly concerning the foundation of the Royal Manchester College of Music, particularly meetings for canvassing support and executive meetings. Other...

Hallé, Charles (1819-1895), Knight; pianist, conductor, founder of Royal Manchester College of Music

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