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ENFIELD AMATEUR OPERATIC AND DRAMATIC SOCIETY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1287
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: ENFIELD AMATEUR OPERATIC AND DRAMATIC SOCIETY
Date(s): 1889-1925
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Enfield Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Internal evidence suggests that the volume was compiled by a member of the Frost family of Enfield.

According to the chapter 'Enfield: Social Life' in A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5: Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham (1976): "many societies were formed in the late 19th century. Enfield musical society was founded in 1862 ... An anonymous writer in 1905 considered Enfield suburban to the core, citing the pretentiousness of the literary union but praising the dramatic society", pp. 239-241.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Scrapbook relating to the Enfield Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, including theatrical programmes, playbills and newspaper cuttings of reviews for performances by both the Society and other operatic and theatrical societies.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One volume catalogued as ACC/1287/001.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in August 1975.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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