John Varley Roberts (1841–1920) was Organist of Magdalen College from 1882–1918. The following papers were collected by his nephew, Joseph Varley Roberts, and on his death were given to Magdalen College in February 1998 as Acc. No. 98/46.
Some of the papers had collected by Joseph Varley Roberts himself, others were sent to him by his uncle. They include newspaper cuttings, photographs, letters, including two from HRH Prince Christian Victor, and one of Dr. Roberts’ compositions.
Catalogued in February 1998.