• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000369

Records of Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music

  • Repository Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music
  • Date Range 1894
  • Description

    1894-[ongoing] Documents, programs, diaries, music scores, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia. The collection includes: roll books (1894-1924); the Marshall Hall diaries (1901-51); original scores of Fritz Hart; 17 copies of the Melba Magazine (1934-50); extensive artistic programs and details of famous students such as Florence Austral and Gertrude Johnson. Material relating to Dame Nellie Melba includes Melba’s personal collection of sheet music, a folder of programmes and Melba’s personal library of bound copies of scores and other books. There are also 21 framed photographs, mostly of Melba, but also Marshall Hall and other historical personalities.

  • Access Access by application to the repository: Melba Memorial Conservatorium of Music, 45 York St., Richmond, Vic., 3121.

Related entries

  • Primary Subject
    • Melba, Nellie (1861 - 1931)
  • See also
    • Austral, Florence Mary (1892 - 1968)