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Title [John Simons archival collection]

Published 1928-1972.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store Music RB  SIMO COLL  Box 1    LIB USE ONLY
 UniM Store Music RB  SIMO COLL  Box 2    LIB USE ONLY
Physical description 162 items in 2 boxes.
Notes Title supplied by cataloguer.
Contents Box 1. 42 Items, including: 3 address books, 7 journal-style diaries (six diaries for the years 1933, 1934, 1940, 1961, 1965 and 1972, and one diary without date), 31 planner-style journals (For the years1931, 1951, 1955, 1959–1960, 1963–1971, 1973–1989), and 1 empty leather pouch.
Box 2.120 Items, including: 8 newspaper clippings (3 with dates of 22/11/47, 28/3/949, and 15/11/1954), 2 bound collections of newspaper clippings (Approximately between 1928 and 1939. All of the press clippings are about John Simons, or reviews of his concerts), 7 press opinions and reviews (from 1934 to1954), 3 books of journal-style diaries (1941, 1960, 1963-64), 1 photo album entitled ‘Snapshots’ (1933-1934), 87 concert programmes all featuring John Simons as a performer (1924-1966), 2 family volumes owned by previous family members (some of the dates written are from 1847), 1 Trinity College of Music certificate of Fellow (FTCL) (Honoris Causa) on 8 June, 1961, 3 engagement calendars, 3 planners with short notes, names and appointments (1951-1952).
Summary An archival collection of 162 items from the pianist John Simons, including his diaries, address books, planners, engagement calendars, photos, and newspaper clippings.
Local note Archival collection donated by Nance Simons to Rare Music, Special Collections.
Other author Simons, John, 1911- author, compiler.
Subject Simons, John, 1911-
Simons, John, 1911- -- Diaries.
Simons, John, 1911- -- Portraits
Pianists -- Australia -- Diaries.
Pianists -- Australia -- Biography.
Pianists -- Victoria -- Melbourne.
Concert programs.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Local author Simons, John, 1911- Former owner.
Local donor Simons, Nance. Donor.