MC:P96/N1 Newspaper Cuttings
MC:P96/N1/1 1 Jun 1900
Cutting from the Musical Times, with an account of the May Morning singing, directed by Dr. Roberts.
MC:P96/N1/2 13 Jan 1913
Cutting from the Pall Mall Gazette, with an article “A King in Making”, about Edward, Prince of Wales, as an undergraduate at Magdalen. Dr. Roberts is mentioned.
MC:P96/N1/3 23 Feb 1916
Cutting from the Oxford Journal Illustrated, with a profile of Dr. Roberts, and a picture of the front of Magdalen College after some elms had been cut down.
MC:P96/N1/4 ?Jul 1917
Cutting from an unnamed newspaper (presumably a local one) reporting the funeral of Dr. Robert’s wife, Elizabeth.
MC:P96/N1/5 n.d. (1918)
Cutting from an unnamed newspaper (possibly the Times?) reporting the resignation of Dr. Roberts as organist of Magdalen College.
MC:P96/N1/6 n.d. (1920s?)
Galley proof for an unknown publication with an anonymous appreciation of Dr. Roberts.
MC:P96/N1/7 7 May 1924
Cutting from the Oxford Journal Illustrated with an article concerning the placing of a memorial plaque to Dr. Roberts in the Chapel of Magdalen College. A photograph of the plaque is included.
MC:P96/N1/8 Nov 1937
Cutting from an unnamed newspaper (probably the Times), with an article reporting a speech given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Cosmo Gordon Lang (Dean of Divinity 1893–1896), at a dinner of the National Federation of Cathedral Old Choristers’ Associations, in which he includes some reminiscences of Dr. Roberts.
Cutting from an unknown newspaper, with a letter from Trevor Harvey telling an anecdote about Dr. Roberts and Archbishop Lang.
MC:P96/N1/10 27 Apr 1965
Cutting from the Daily Telegraph, with a letter from Anthony Bushell reminiscing about his time as a choirboy at Magdalen under Dr. Roberts. Attached to this is a letter from Joseph Varley Roberts to Mr. Bushell.
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