This instructive tutor by the “Father of the Banjo” bears a distinctively Irish flavor …
Hamilton College: “Banjo Instruction Manuals” Collection
Includes instructors by Howe (a.k.a. Chaff) (1851),Converse (1867), Buckley (1868), & many more…
Rice: Correct Method for the Banjo… (1858)
with or without a master. / CONTAINING THE MOST POPULAR, Banjo Solos, Duets, Trios and Songs, / performed by the Buckley’s, Christy’s, Bryant’s, Campbell’s, White’s / And other Celebrated Bands of Minstrels of which the Author was a member.
Briggs: Banjo Instructor (1855)
“Containing the elementary principles of music, together with examples and lessons, … to which is added a choice collection of pieces, numbering over fifty popular dances, polkas, melodies, &c. &c., many of which have never before been published. Composed and arranged expressly for this work.”