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STOCKER, Joan (fl 1933-1942)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1249 MS 6792
Held at: Royal College of Music
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Full title: STOCKER, Joan (fl 1933-1942)
Date(s): 1933-1942
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file (10 items)
Name of creator(s): Stocker | Joan | fl 1933-1942 | musician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Joan Stocker was a pupil of William Henry Reed (1876-1942), the English violinist and composer, who was the leader of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1912-1935, and also taught violin at the Royal College of Music for many years.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letters and cards to Joan Stocker, comprising a reference from W H Reed, 8 Feb 1935; 4 letters and Christmas cards from W H Reed, 1938-1941; order of Service, 'In Memoriam Dr. William Henry Reed', 18 Jul 1942; reference from S P Waddington, 5 Feb 1935; letter from Charles Thornton Lofthouse, 18 Jan 1937; typed circular letter with autograph signature from Sir Hugh Allen, Jul 1933; Diploma exam papers 1 and 2: Joint Graduate Course of the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music, Jul 1935.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Usual conditions of the Library of the Royal College of Music apply. See the RCM website or contact the RCM Library for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying is permitted at the discretion of the Archivist for research purposes only.

Finding aids:

A detailed entry is given in the supplement to volume 3 of the Manuscripts catalogue in the library of the Royal College of Music.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the RCM by Joan Stocker's daughter, Miss M Stocker, November 1996.

Allied Materials

Related material:

RCM Department of Portraits holds the remainder of this collection, which includes photographs of W H Reed, postcard of Henry Wood, photograph of Fritz Kreisler, programme of recital by Linette Grayson and Ernest Jenner, Canterbury University College, 22 Jul 1950.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Robert Baxter as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Source: Grove Dictionary of Music.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Nov 2001

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