Ref NoAPO/2/3/1
DescriptionThis file contains eighty-seven letters from Cecil Sharp to Oppé, his wife, Valentine, and their son, Denys, dated between 18 Apr 1905-13 May 1924, concerning a variety of personal and professional matters, including discussion relating to Sharp's work with folk song and dance and their 1924 book, The Dance.

Also includes:

-newspaper cutting about Sharp's work
-booklet advertising a 'lecture recital' by Sharp relating to his folk song collecting in the Appalachian Mountains
-booklet advertising the English Folk Dance Society summer school in 1919
-letter to Oppé from A.H. Sidgwick, dated 28 November 1910, concerning an anecdote about Morris Dancers
-letter to Sharp from Jean Sterling Mackinlay, [undated], concerning various matters relating to folk songs
-two letters from E.J. Nicol and Diana Hunter, Cecil Sharp House, to Valentine Oppé, dated 29 July & 21 November 1950, concerning a proposed mural to be painted as part of the reconstruction fund. Also includes a notice for an AGM on 25 Nov 1950
Date10 Nov 1907-13 May 1924
Extent1 file





Image CaptionLetter from Cecil Sharp, dated 10 Nov 1907
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