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Widor Society, 1936 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAS/Widor Society

Scope and Contents

The papers comprise a minutes book for the early years, humorous material associated with the members of the Society, and more serious papers related to the official business of the society.


  • 1936 - 1962

Conditions Governing Access

Some records contain personal information as defined under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) and will be reserved.

Biographical / Historical

The Widor Society was inaugurated in October 1936 with Robert Affleck, Tom A. Greeves and D.J. Behrens as officers. The object was 'to promote the knowledge and appreciation of the works of the composer Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor (1844-1937), and to give publicity to his works, through the gramophone and by any other means.' Widor was a French organist and composer.

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2004-03-25 14:41:15+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
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