Ref NoMEL/MUS
CollectionMelville Theatre Collection
TitleMusic-related items
Name of creatorMelville, Andrew III, 1912-1988, actor
DescriptionIncludes songs, press cuttings, letters, and periodicals. This series mostly comprises printed music sheets although there are a selection of songs for which there are manuscript music parts. There are also 3 Mowhawk Minstrel magazines. The Minstrel Show was a very popular form of entertainment from the 1940's. It was family entertainment as opposed to the Music Hall which was essentially adults only. The Mohawks were among the most famous of the minstrel bands.
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (specialcollections@kent.ac.uk).
LevelSeries
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