File MS-2-181, SF Box 27, Folder 45 - Record collection catalogs : [manuscripts]

Draft handwritten manuscript list of musical movements Record library of opera and secular music Draft typed and handwritten manuscript of a record catalog

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Record collection catalogs : [manuscripts]

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MS-2-181, SF Box 27, Folder 45

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  • [late 1930s, early 1940s?] (Creation)
    Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

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145 leaves of textual records ; 18 x 12 cm

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David Murray was a Halifax actor, musician and radio broadcaster. For many years he had a regular program on CBC radio called "At the Opera."

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File contains four documents related to David Murray's record collection. All of the record collection items contain Murray's location coding. File contains a handwritten 44-leaf notebook containing, alphabetically, Murray's "Record Library of Opera & Secular Music", a short handwritten addendum of record collection additions from 1936-37, a 49-leaf typescript variant collection list and a similar 49-leaf handwritten collection list with different location codes.

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Description created February 15, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: SF Box 27