Press-cuttings and other items on various subjects, including music and drama in Leeds, compiled by Mrs Blanche Leigh

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1): Press-cuttings, letters, accounts, etc., mainly concerning musical life in Leeds, ca. 1900-1939. (2): Press-cuttings, programmes, menus, etc., some relating to Percival Tookey Leigh's year as Mayor of Leeds, 1935-36

Administrative / Biographical History

Blanche Legat Leigh (Mrs Percival Tookey Leigh), Lady Mayoress of Leeds, 1935-1936, presented her collection of cookery books to the Leeds University Library in 1939

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Probably the gift of Mrs Blanche Leigh


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