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State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection
MS 8946
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Melba's letters are written from a variety of locations, including Coombe Cottage in Victoria, Chicago, Sussex, Paris and London. There are 7 in all, mainly written to a Thomas Cochrane. Two are incomplete. Also included is an Order of Service for the unveiling and dedication of a window dedicated to the memory of Dame Nellie Melba in the Church of St. Sepulchre's, Holborn, England, in 1962. Also included is a typescript copy of an indenture between James Watson and David Mitchell (Melba's father) 13 November [18]46. Also, a letter from Beverley Nichols in Surrey to John Hetherington in Melbourne 8 August 1964 re. Melba.

7 letters

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