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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

McNAMARA, HELEN, 1919-
MUS 134


Helen McNamara fonds.  - 1943-1976.  - 65 cm of textual records.  - approx.  - 40 photographs. 

Biographical sketch
Freelance writer, Toronto, Ontario. 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records illustrating the professional activities of Helen McNamara:  files on Canadian popular music and jazz musicians and groups, consisting of correspondence, research notes, press clippings, programmes and photographs (Duke Ellington, Count Basie, etc.); typescript of the book by Helen McNamara and Jack Lomas, The Bands Canadians Danced To

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Helen McNamara in September 1981. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  summary list. 



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