General Correspondence, 1939-1970
Scope and Contents
Contains both long-running series of letters from prominent individuals, and many individual letters from listeners to the BBC Third Programme responding to a lecture-demonstration presented by Cooke on his completion of Mahler's Tenth Symphony aired in December 1960 and the premiere of the full-length performing version broadcast in August 1964.
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
14 folder(s) (14 folders)
Language of Materials
The General Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by the surname of the correspondent. Single letters from multiple correspondents are grouped together but larger collections of letters from a single correspondent are listed separately.
- From the Fonds: Cooke, Deryck Victor, 1919–1976 (writer on music and composer) (Person)