Elizabeth Maconchy Archive

St Hilda’s College holds the papers of the composer Elizabeth Maconchy, DBE (1907 – 1994), who was elected an Honorary Fellow of the College in May 1978. The collection contains almost all the manuscripts of her compositions, as well as printed scores, sketches, press cuttings, and programmes and some correspondence. Information about her published works, together with biographical material, is available from Chester Music.

Guide to material

The collection is not fully catalogued, but the list below covers most of the material.

  • Music manuscripts (A brief list of the manuscripts may be seen here)
  • Cuttings and programmes 1920s-1986
  • Correspondence
  • Photographs
Elizabeth Maconchy