Archives and Research Centre of the Lutheran Church of Australia
Germans in South Australia 1848 - 1914, includes much music making eg music clubs, Liedertafel; Adelaide Quartet Club 1878; historical organs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Document Archives (ABC)
Photographs (mainly publicity) of ABC staff and performers or ensembles employed by or touring for the ABC: eg. orchestras, singers, instrumentalists, rock musicians, composers. Copyright restrictions may apply to use.
Australian War Memorial (Research Centre)
Almost one million images associated with armed conflict are held in the Photograph Collection, starting with the Sudan and continuing up to the Gulf War and modern peacekeeping operations. The collection is fortunate to have rare colour images from the First World War.Over 185,000 records from the core collection are available on the online photograph database which is available through the Memorial's web page and at the Research Centre.The Memorial also houses an extensive collection of Australian art that originated in the official war art schemes. These works illustrate the enduring impact of war on Australian society and are displayed throughout the Memorial. The holdings number some 30,000 works of art.Works of art from the Memorial's collection are on displaythroughout the galleries. Touring exhibitions and loans to regional galleries are developed to commemorate significant events. Public access for research is available in the Research Centre and on the online art database located on the Memroial's web site. Access to works of art not on display is available by appointment only with the Art Section.
Charles Sturt University Regional Archives
Photographs re "Riverina Trio" (RW888), Wagga Wagga School of Arts (RW129), Riverina Conservatorium Centre (RW1598) and the "Dixieland" entertainment and dance floor in Wagga Wagga (RW1143).
Edith Cowan University Archives
Large photograhic collection with an emphasis on Education in Western Australia.
Geelong Historical Records Centre
a number of band photos catalogued by subject
Gladys Moncrieff Library of the Performing Arts
Framed, unframed photos of celebrities, photos and portraits of Gladys Moncrieff, portraits of Pavlova. Costume designs, posters, photographs of all shows.
Good Samaritan Archives
Photo of school chamber orchestra; School Annual; Rosebank Memoirs 1895 - 1900; school orchestra; St Scholastica's Glebe Point; School Annual 1905; Seiwa Singers (from Sasebo, Japan); Singers of David (1970 - 80).
History and Natural History Group
Donald Brass Band 1896; Donald Brass Band 1898; Donald Brass Band no date; Donald Brass Band 1913; Donald Citizens Band 1921; Donald Citizen's Band 1926; Donald Pipe Band 1952 - 1953. All catalogued on cards at Donald District Archives
National Library of Australia
Many items from the Pictorial Collections are listed in the catalogue. Select Option 5 (Pictorial) from the Main Menu. Items may be searched by subject (eg Isaac Nathan), by occupation (eg musicians) and by artist/photographer (eg Elizabeth Gilliam). Includes numerous portraits of Nellie Melba, Miriam Hyde (Cliff Pein, 1957), portrait collection of Women Musicians.
Royal Australian Historical Society
photographs of Madame Soldene, operatic artist; portrait of Vincent Wallace; photograph of Paderewski, music composer;
State Library John Oxley Library Archives and Manuscripts Collection
Photgraphic collection relates mostly to contemporary events
State Library of Victoria
The State Library of Victoria's Picture Collection forms a comprehensive visual record of the state and its people. The 650,000 images in the Collection constitute the oldest visual historical collection in Australia illustrating the development of Victoria from the 1850s to the 1990s. Also included, incidentally, are some interstate and overseas views.
Strehlow Research Centre
Some still photographs of Aboriginal performers.
The Cairns and North Queensland Historical Society
Library contains photographs (catalogued) which include: Hollet's Choir; Charter's Tower's Male Choir; Choral Society Men's Choir (1935); Cairns Amateur Theatrical Society; St Andrew's Pipe Band; Municipal Band; Cooktown Band (1903)
University Of Western Australia Archives
Photos of the music department, staff and events.Indexed