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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Archives Collection
Description
The re is a substantial archive of scores, programmes, personal papers and letters.
Format
Strength(s)
The archives include about 10000 letters, 1500 concert programmes, 130 music scores, 100 manuscripts, 20 volumes of scrap albums, 3 boxes of letters and 15 boxes of personal papers.
Date range of collection
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Elgar Birthplace Museum
Lower Broadheath Worcester WR2 6RH
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DOMUS
WM000057 
Telephone
01905 333 224
Fax
01905 333224 
Building Information
unlisted. The cottage is the house in which the composer was born. It was purchased by the Worcester City Council shortly after his death in 1934, and is now operated on a peppercorn rent by the Elgar Birthplace Trust, established in 1936 for the purpose.
Collections Overview
Much of the material in the collections was given by the composer's daughter, Mrs. Carice Elgar-Blake.
Display Overview
The house is presented as a series of period room settings.
Star Objects
Full score of the 2nd. symphony Elgar's desk
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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