The University of Queensland Library
Correspondence, publications, music programs and other material written by or relating to Professor Gordon Spearritt
The University of Queensland Library
Manuscripts, addresses to organizations, Buckingham Palace certificate, letters, biographical notes, annual report, programmes, clippings, conductor's baton, metronome
State Library of Victoria
Contains material which documents the musical careers of Edouard and Raymond Lambert, mainly press cuttings and concert programmes, but including concert bills, photographs, correspondence, and publicity pamphlets
State Library of Victoria
Scrapbook kept by Dorothea MacMaster and comprising press cuttings about herself and her music teaching and assorted other subjects. Programmes and correspondence have been pasted or tipped in
University of Michigan - William L. Clements Library
The Abbott family papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Bessie Abbott, an aspiring singer and stage performer, written to her family during the early 20th century
State Library of Western Australia
A band with 7 musicians and conductor on a stage surrounded by Australian flags. Instruments include saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, piano, guitar and cello
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Photocopied and transcribed excerpts from letters written by Edwin O. Kimberly and George Spaulding, both members of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Band (also known as the Broadhead Band), giving an account of the Grand Review in Washington D.C. The letters describe singing for General William Sherman, weather during the Grand Review, and compliments received by the band. The collection also includes a photograph of Edwin Kimberly and a card with quotes from noted Civil War veterans complimenting Kimberly's singing
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Photograph and membership card pertaining to Edwin O. Kimberley, a Janesville, Wisconsin resident who served as band leader for the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and also band leader for the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps. The collection includes a cabinet card of Kimberley posing in civilian clothing and wearing GAR badges and medals, and a membership card indicating Kimberley's status as a national soldier's singer. Born in England, Kimberley immigrated to the United States and was living in Brodhead, Wisconsin by 1850. Kimberley enlisted as the band leader for the 3rd Wisconsin in 1861 and mustered out the following year when the band was disbanded. He was named band leader for the 1st Brigade in 1864 and served under General Sherman during his campaign through Atlanta and South Carolina. Kimberley achieved fame for first performing the song "Sherman's March to the Sea" for General Sherman and his staff in 1865. After the war, Kimberley married Aida Pratt and ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Charles Imbruglia, a Providence, Rhode Island native, discusses his World War II service with the Navy as a musician aboard the USS Yarnell, USS Maryland, and the USS New Mexico; he focuses his account on his experience during the Pearl Harbor attack. Imbruglia comments on enlisting in the Navy without parental approval, volunteering for active duty aboard destroyers, and transporting officers from the USS Yarnell to the officer's club in San Diego. After getting into trouble, he mentions going to music school and transferring to the USS Maryland, based in Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), in 1941. He touches on playing trombone and baritone in the ship's band, entertaining at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on the weekends, and regular duty doing damage control. He provides a detailed account of the Pearl Harbor attack including hearing Japanese planes flying overhead, feeling his ship get hit by bombs, and spending several days helping to rescue sailors from the USS Oklahoma. He relates how a couple ... Read More
State Library of Western Australia