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TATTON, Jack Meredith (1901-1970)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1249 MS 6886
Held at: Royal College of Music
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Full title: TATTON, Jack Meredith (1901-1970)
Date(s): 1926
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Tatton | Jack Meredith | 1901-1970 | musician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1 Nov 1970; a pupil of Charles Wood at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; student at Royal College of Music, 1925-1927; music master at Stowe School; assisted Mrs Wood and S P Waddington, Wood's literary executor, in a posthumous publication of much of Wood's work; after marriage moved to Texas, where he combined a full professional career as a lecturer, conductor, festival adjudicator, critic and composer together with ranching; died Corpus Christi, Texas, 4 Jul 1970.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebook of Jack Meredith Tatton in relation to singing studies at the Royal College of Music, 1926.

Access & Use

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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:

The collection is catalogued in the 'Provisional catalogue of letters in the RCM library' by J Kersey, 1997, vol 1; an entry is also 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:

Not known

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Robert Baxter as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Source: Obituary, RCM Magazine, Vol 66 no 3, Christmas 1970, p101.

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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