File RMCM/C/2/1 - Appendices no. 1 (1893-1915)

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Appendices no. 1 (1893-1915)


  • 1893-1929 (Creation)

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148 ff.; 18 loose items

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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 (singing, piano, violin, cello, organ, harp), with breakdown by gender plus other information (number of withdrawals last term, number actually in attendance); number of hours tuition given by each professor & teacher each week that term; 1893-1915; Auditors' correspondence & printed balance sheets: 1894 - 1914. These items were included infrequently: Constitution & bye-laws; 1893. Timetables/syllabi [1893]. Prospectus: for years 1894/5 to 1900/1 inclusive only. Budget for years 1896/7- 1899/1900 inclusive only. Minutes of general meeting of students concerning the memorial to Hallé; 1896. Specimen printed forms & documents: application for admission, subscribers 2nd subscription request, student's card (note of timetable), subscriber's card. Printed diploma regulations; 1896, 1899, 1906. Amendments to diploma regulations; 1905. Regulations for Hallé, Read, Meadowcroft, and Charles James Heywood scholarships/exhibitions. Nominations to Council. Lists of salaries/hourly payments of staff for years 1899/1900 - 1900/1 inclusive, for years 1903/4 - 1904/5 inclusive, and for years 1907/8 - 1914/5 inclusive. Minutes of Conference on arrangements in music; Jan 1901. Press cutting concerning the AGM; 1898. Correspondence concerning claims for grant-funding from the County & Borough Councils of Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Staffordshire & Derbyshire (under Education Act 1902); 1903-1915; for grant-funding from the Treasury (all refused), 1904, 1906, 1912-1913. Reports on arrangements with Owens College and Victoria University; 1900, 1904. Loyal Address; 1905. Letter of condolence on death of Edward VII; 1910. Printed notes on diplomas in teaching [printed questionnaire for some sort of survey]. Report of Board of Professors' committees: on diplomas, 1906; on the proposed department for the training of music teachers, 1908; List of investments of Thomas Swanston Trust, 1906. Printed syllabus for department for the training of music teachers; departmental report for 1909/10. Brodsky Quartet concerts appeal for subscriptions; 1909. 21st anniversary celebrations: proposals, resolutions (including the compilation of the College history by the registrar, Stanley Withers), appeal for donations. Students' concert programme, Nov 26th 1929. Correspondence on proposed day technical classes in conjunction with the Municipal School of Technology, and funded by the Board of Education; 1914-1915. Incoming correspondence from a range of writers on various topics, including: Edward Salomons (the College architect); Mrs Lees; Dr Brodsky accepting the position of Principal Professor of violin, and other staff accepting the offer of positions including William Dayas and Max Mayer; George Duerden donating chamber music (1894); Lady Halle acknowledging receipt of letter of condolence; donations; Henry Watson donating his collection of musical instruments, 1900 (with an inventory); Mrs Webster establishing the John Webster exhibition; patronage by the Queen (1902); John Broadwood & Sons Ltd. withdrawing their loan of pianos, and John Brinsmead & Sons Ltd, Rud. Ibach Sohn, Steinway & Sons and C.Bechstein (all 1902), and S & P. Erard, 1907 loaning pianos; Manchester High School for Girls establishing a scholarship; the RMCM club using the Hall as a meeting place; Egon Petri apologising following leave of absence and resignation (1908); Lucy Beer donating a bronze bust of Halle, 1910; Miss S.F. Scott donating the Chopin death mask, 1910; the executors of Miss J.S. Leo loaning the violin Amati; Mrs Lees donating £3,000, 1913; executors of Miss M.E. Gaskell, 1913; the executors of Miss I. Freund, 1914. Coverage of academic years: 1893/4 (ff.1-5); 1894/5 (ff.6-10); 1895/6 (ff.11-17); 1896/7 (ff.18-25); 1897/8 (ff.26-30); 1898/9 (ff.31-36); 1899/1900 (ff.37-43); 1900/1 (ff.44-50); 1901/2 (ff.51-54); 1902/3 (ff.55-64); 1903/4 (ff.65-68); 1904/5 (ff.69-77); 1905/6 (ff.78-86); 1906/7 (ff.87-93); 1907/8 (ff.94-102); 1908/9 (ff.103-112); 1909/10 (ff.113-118); 1910/1 (ff.119-127); 1911/2 (ff.128-135); 1912/3 (ff.136-141); 1913/4 (ff.142-145); 1914/5 (ff.146-148). Loose items at the back (correspondence on Treasury funding for proposed day courses).

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