Collection UQFL50 - George Sampson Papers

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George Sampson Papers


  • 1884-1959 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 boxes, 1 parcel.

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

George Sampson was born in 1861 in Bristol, England. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists In 1897, he took a post as the organist and choirmaster of St John's Cathedral, Brisbane and began a long musical life in Brisbane. He was also a Conductor for the Brisbane Musical Union and the Sampson Orchestral Society.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1884-1950
Collection alternatively titled as: George Sampson Collection.

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Scope and content

Manuscripts, addresses to organizations, Buckingham Palace certificate, letters, biographical notes, annual report, programmes, clippings, conductor's baton, metronome, portrait.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright applies.

Language of material

  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 26-Nov-2021. Revised, Amanda Main 29-Nov-2019. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.


  • English



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Physical storage

  • Box: UQFL50 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL50 Box 2
  • Parcel: UQFL50 Parcel 1