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Records of the Manx Ballads and Blues Club

Date(s): 1960-1962

Creator(s): Manx Ballads and Blues Club

Scope & Content: Contents comprise minute book, Decenber 1960-December 1961; rules of the club; press cuttings regarding club activities, 1961-1965.

Administration / Biographical History: The inaugural general meeting took place at The Oban Private Hotel on 1 December 1960 where the decision was taken to form a club for the performing of Folk music, songs and ballads and that club should be called 'The MAnxx Ballads and Blues Club'. The committee voted in for the 1960/1961 season was President: John Kaneen, Chairman: Stuart Slack; Secretary and Treasurer: David Callister; Committee members: John Killip, John Callister, Ann Callister and Jimmy Kewin.

Language: English

Extent: 1 folder

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: FONDS

ID number: MS 14828

Record class: Associational

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