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Selection of concert programs collected by Eric D B Hortin

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Hortin, Eric Dudley Babington 2011 , Selection of concert programs collected by Eric D B Hortin , Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia.

[img] Archive (RS6/4(1) Scrapbook selection)
RS6-4(1)hortin-...zip | Download (282MB)
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

[img] Archive (RS6/4(4) Loose programs)
RS6-4(4)-hortin...zip | Download (156MB)
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Abstract

Selection of some of the many concert programs collected by Eric D B Hortin .
In 1895 Horton became the organiser of a choir which won distinction in the Tasmanian Exhibition. He was founder of the Hobart Amateur Orchestral Society and later secretary. The society was to become the Hobart Symphony Orchestra. He won the Tasmanian Public School exhibition in 1837, entered the Public Service in 1897 and was chief clerk at the Education Department until his retirement in 1940.

From: Royal Society Collection Horton Bequest RS6/4(1) album & RS 6/4(4)
3 scrap books and one folder containing press cuttings and programs of musical and theatrical performances,
mostly Tasmanian

Item Type: Other
Authors/Creators:Hortin, Eric Dudley Babington
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, social history, Australia, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Other Special Collections
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