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Correspondence, 1939-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10186/5

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written by Cooke and those received by him. The correspondence predominantly dates from the 1960s and the 1970s. Cooke appears to have separated the correspondence into eight different bundles or files and this separation has been preserved in the following eight sub-series:

1. General Correspondence (1939-1970)
2. Legal Correspondence (c.1963-1970)
3. Acquired Correspondence (1954-1971)
4. 'The Late Romantic Piano' 1964 broadcast (September 1964)
5. 'The Late Romantic Piano' 1965 (repeat) broadcast ( April 1965)
6. 'Reproducing Pianos' 1965 broadcast (July 1965)
7. 'Reproducing Pianos 1965 (repeat) broadcast (October 1965)
8. Filed Correspondence (1968-1976)


  • Creation: 1939-1976


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3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

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Repository Details

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