File contains photographs of lanes and pre-revolutionary Charleston architecture; the countryside near Charleston; the Town of Ninety-Six; "up country"; 69 Fox Street; St George's Church, London, UK; and Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia.
File contains two programs from a series of "Popular Concerts" on Saturday afternoons, directed by S. Arthur Chappell. Each of the programs includes musical excerpts and analytical remarks. The concerts featured a variety of performers, all conducted by Mr. Benedict. Performers included M.M. Joachim, L. Ries, Straus, Piatti, Miss. Carola, Arabella Goddard, Annie Edmonds, Henry Blagrove, Zerbini, Paque, Edith Wynne, and Clara Schumann. The programs are from the ninth and twelfth seasons at St. James's Hall in London, England.
Item is a diary kept by Arthur H. Whitman that describes a trip to England between November, 30 1888 and January 17, 1889. The diary contains daily entries that describe Whitman's activities, church attendance, meals, business and social visits, and letters sent and received. Many entries describe his meetings about apples. The diary also records money received and paid.
File contains an autographed letter from the English dramatist William Schwenck Gilbert, addressed to the actress Mrs. Bernard Beere (Fanny Mary Whitehead). In 1897, she appeared as Lisa in Gilbert's play "Gretchen".
File contains the sheet music for "Keep on Hopin'" with words by Frank Stanton and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June 18, 1935. The score was published in three keys, C Major, E-flat Major, and F-Major. This version is in E-flat Major.
File contains two autographed photographs of the English actor John Martin-Harvey, signed for John Daniel Logan following a performance in Halifax on May 19, 1921. One of the photographs shows him in costume for a role.
File contains a pamphlet with biographical information on the Aeolian Singers, commendations, and press reviews. The Aeolian Singers included Lynndale Byers (alto); Frank Odell (tenor); James Logue (baritone); and Jack George (bass).
File contains three letters from the British actress Florence Glossop-Harris as well as a short resume of her career. One of the letters and the resume are transcribed and typeset. The letters were all written in response to correspondence from Logan on her performance in various plays. Three of the letters are written on letterhead from The Florence Glossop-Harris Company. The file also includes four postcards feature Glossop-Harris, which were sent to Logan.
File contains the sheet music for "Dear Old London" with words by D. Eardley-Wilmot and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June, 1935. The score was published in two keys, B minor and D minor. This version is in D minor.
Item is a photograph of Harris Brown sitting in Garden House in Chelsea, London. There are paintings and sculptures in the room around Harris. The photograph was sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as a Christmas and New Year greeting card.
File contains two photographs of H. Harris Brown taken in Garden House in Chelsea, London. The photographs show Brown sitting in a room with sculptures and other artwork. The photographs were sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as Christmas greetings.
Item is a photograph of Harris Brown taken in Garden House in Chelsea, London. Harris is sitting on a stool next to an ornate fireplace with a mirror and sculptures. The photograph was sent to Arthur Stanley MacKenzie as a Christmas and New Year greeting card.
Item contains a letter from Mary Goldie, Princess Alice's private secretary, asking Ellen Ballon to forward an enclosed letter to Frank Cyril James in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the McGill Conservatorium.
File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams. The file also includes Pugh's analytical notes on the London Symphony and programs used in his research from the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, Cambridge University Musical Society, and "His Master's Voice" gramophone record. The file also includes two newspaper clippings about Vaughan Williams' performances.
File contains letters concerning Ellen Ballon's performance of music by Heitor Villa-Lobos and the receipt of flowers. File also contains a letter to Ballon from Mary Goldie, Private Secretary to Princess Alice, concerning a letter from the latter and Lord Athlone to Dr. James (presumably Frank Cyril James) at the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the McGill Conservatorium of Music.
File contains two copies of the program for an exhibition creation by the Cultural Section of the Brazilian Embassy in London (February 19-March 12, 1964). The program includes lists of exhibited items donated by Ellen Ballon.
File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Domenico Scarlatti. The file includes Pugh's chronological analysis of Scarlatti's extant sonatas, annotated copies of the incipits for the sonatas, and correspondence with P. Joan Hymans of the British Broadcasting Corporation about the numbering of the Scarlatti sonatas.
Subseries consists of Helen Stewart (Mackay) Maclellan's correspondence with Jean Stewart Maclellan and David Kirkpatrick Stewart Maclellan; Edward Kirkpatrick Maclellan; and Margaret Jane (MacKenzie) Maclellan and William Edward Maclellan. It also contains her mother's handwritten recipe book.
File contains research notes pertaining to Alban Berg, used by Anthony Pugh for the writing of program notes. The file includes photocopied pages on Berg's opera "Woyzeck", a copy of program notes by A.K. Holland and Basil Horsfield for a performance by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society, and a program (with notes) for a concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.