Holman's Preliminary Inventory of American Bands

Gavin Holman has posted a preliminary version of his extensive catalog/inventory of American bands entitled Brass Bands and Cornet Bands of the USA: A Historical Directory. The document references 8,700 bands by name, and is intended as an aide for future research. He notes that he has only done extensive work up to about 1872 in the current version! To view it, click here: https://www.academia.edu/44797004/Brass_Bands_and_Cornet_Bands_of_the_U_S_A_a_historical_directory