Inventory of the
Bill Morgan Robinson fonds

Inventory #F0629

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0629
Title:Bill Morgan Robinson fonds
Dates:194-?-2005, predominant 194-?-195-?
Extent:0.1 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Bill Morgan Robinson, pseudonym of William Robert Robinson (1917?-), was born in Toronto and married in 1943. Robinson was a dance band leader in the Toronto area from the mid-1940s through the mid-1950s, including a club called The Music Box. Born into a Mennonite family, Robinson's family objected to his using the family name for the band, thus he named it the Bill Morgan Band. From 1 July 1996 to 31 October 1999, Robinson operated a small publishing company called Melodic Releases with a view to record and sell a few of his compositions.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of musical scores and charts, along with some notes and correspondence of band leader and composer/lyricist Bill Morgan Robinson.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2013-002. No further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Irene Robertson (Bill Morgan Robinson's widow) in 2013.
Subject Access Points:Melodic Releases
Provenance Access Points:Robinson, Bill Morgan

Date of creation: 2014/01/15
Date of last revision: 2014/01/15
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