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Special Collections: Broadside Ballads
Special Collections: Broadside Ballads
17th-19th cent.
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Acquired before 1879 this collection includes 2000 broadsides mounted in 13 volumes. Two of the volumes consist of black-letter ballads, mostly from the 17th century, the other 11 contain mainly 19th century items. They include many printed in the provinces, particularly Manchester.Q398.8S9 (publisher T. Pearson - 4 volumes)A collection of 622 single sheets of songs and ballads c. 1850-1873, chiefly printed by T. Pearson of Manchester. Published copy is in the Music LibraryBR f 398.8 B1 (mostly printed by Swindells of Hanging Ditch, Manchester )BR f 398.8 S9 (Pearson ballads - 4 volumes)BR q 821.04 B2 ( 2 volumes) - available on microfilm on the ground floor of Central Library (Cabinet 29, drawer 3)BR q 821.04 B3 (1 volume) - available on microfilm on the ground floor of Central Library (Cabinet 29, drawer 3)BR f 821.04 B49 (Blackletter Ballads - 2 volumes) - available on microfilm on the ground floor of Central Library (Cabinet 29, drawer 3)BR f 821.04 Ba1 (5 volumes - the first two of these are described as the Manchester Ballads)Ms f 821.04 B25 (collection of John Harland)
Title:
Special Collections: Broadside Ballads
Date of work:
17th-19th cent.
Reference number:
GB127.Broadside_Ballads
Level of description:
Fonds
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7181356
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