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[Ephemera relating to the Jack Greaves Brass and Military Band Collection : ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 5714875
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Greaves, Jack, -2009
 
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Description [1857-2008] 
8 Boxes. 2 boxes 39 x 60 x 11 cm and 71 x 47 x 6 cm. 
Series

Australian ephemera collection (Formed Collection 47)

Summary

The ephemera collection contains documents of everyday life generally covering publications of fewer than five pages. These may include: advertising material, area guides, booklets, brochures, samples of merchandise postcards, posters, programs, stickers and tickets.

Full contents
  • Box 1.Scrapbook titled 'Albert H. Baile presents The Australian Commonwealth Band'; Folder 1) Award and merit certificates for the Band Association of N.S.W., Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia, Australian Band Championships, Blue Mountains City Band and Rockdale District Band competitions; Folder 2) Flyers, broadsides and small posters advertising band performances, competitions and demonstrations from the 1930s to 1970s; Folder 3) Flyers, broadsides and small posters advertising band performances by touring overseas bands such as The New York Staff Band, Her Majesty's Scots Guards, His Majesty's 1st Battalion Black Watch Band plus some Australian band performances and championships; Folder 4) Photocopies of the 'Intercolonial Bandsman' from 1896 and 1897.
  • Box 2. Contains 3 banners: Titles: Municipality of Rockdale 1871-1971 Centenary Celebrations; B & H The world's finest musical instruments; Besson the best play musical instruments.
  • Box 3. British brass band contests, (especially the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain) and British Festival concert programs
  • Box 4. Band Association of New South Wales state championship programs
  • Box 5. Queensland and Victorian state brass band championships and Annual Ern Keller Memorial Trophy programs
  • Box 6. New South Wales contest and festival programs for school bands, solo and party competitions
  • Box 7. Band Association of New South Wales Battle of the Bands entertainment festivals, concerts and displays, concert programs for individual and massed bands and concert programs by visiting overseas bands in Australia
  • Box 8. Contest and concert programs from New Zealand and newspaper photocopies and program photocopies of the Jules Levy Cornet Vituoso Australian Tour 1877.
 
Biography/History

Jack Greaves was a band historian, having been involved with the band movement since 1936 when he joined the Young Australia League Band. From 1987 he was the historical research officer for the Band Association of New South Wales. Greaves published a number of books including Legends in brass: Australian brass band achievers of the 20th century (with Chris Earl, 2001), and A musical mission of Empire: the story of the Australian Newcastle Steelworks Band (2005), and compiled a recording of historical brass band performances titled The great bands of Australia (1996).

Notes

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1794376383

Related Material Other records relating to the Jack Greaves collection can be found in the Manuscripts Collection under the title 'Papers of Jack Greaves, 1857-2008'. 
Subjects Greaves, Jack, -2009.  |  Levy, Jules, 1838-1903.  |  Band Association of New South Wales.  |  Ern Keller Memorial Trophy.  |  Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia.  |  Brass bands -- Australia.  |  Bands (Music) -- Competitions -- Australia.  |  Brass band music -- Australia.  |  Bands (Music) -- Competitions -- Australia.  |  Concert programs -- Australia.  |  Performing arts -- Australia.  |  Printed ephemera -- Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia
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Jack Greaves Brass and Military Band Collection

Jack Greaves Collection

Greaves Collection

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