• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000366

Family papers, ca. 1869 – ca. 1945 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 2647
  • Date Range 1869 - 1945
  • Description

    Letters, photographs, press cuttings 1887-1889 programmes, printed material, and other papers of Mathilde, Blanche and Salvatore Marchesi and Leopold Podhragy. Most of the material dates from the period of the family’s association with Dame Nellie Melba and contains 54 letters to family members by Melba, as well as a printed text of an address given by Melba in 1911, photographs, and the original programme of Melba’s farewell performance, 1926 June 8. Also includes a typescript entitled “Melba Garcia and the Marchesis: a souvenir of by-gone times” by Leopold Podhragy, and a scrapbook of Mathilde Marchesi, 1887-1889 about her school and pupils.

  • Quantity 0 0.13 m
  • Access Available for reference. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-241544614/findingaid

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  • See also
    • Melba, Nellie (1861 - 1931)