Recent Additions to the Barber-Purser Archives (November 2008)
Julian Purser, official archivist of a vast collection of memorabilia about Chris Barber and the Band, has been collecting material for about 35 years. On this page you can view some of his newest acquisitions, ranging from one of the oldest items in the collection (a concert programme from 1952) to the newest (an excerpt from the 2008 Gillingham Festival programme, at which Pat Halcox played his last concert as a permanent member of the band).
Concert Programme from 1952,
featuring Chris Barber & his New Orleans Jazz Band
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Concert Flyer from the Chris Barber Band Show, 1960
Concert Flyer from Leicester, 1962
Five Photographs from a Concert at the Ljubljana Jazz Festival,
3 June, 1971, featuring Ottilie Patterson

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Programme from the Gillingham Festival, July 2008
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