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Auckland Orchestral Society scrapbook.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-112

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one volume which includes lists of performers, repertoire, notes on concerts and productions, financial records, with programmes and newspaper advertisements pasted in.


  • 1910 - 1913


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted.

Biographical / Historical

The Auckland Orchestral Society was founded in 1903 and folded in 1913, during this time the Orchestra was conducted first by the composer Alfred Hill and then by John Willaert a Belgian oboe player.

GENERAL HISTORY, from An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock, originally published in 1966. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 22-Apr-09 URL:


0.01 metres (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown, but first accessioned in 1973.

Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand