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Snacks fit for Prince

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | May 20, 2022

This is the list of refreshments requested by Prince and his band before a show at First Ave., 1986.

From the First Ave. Manuscript Collection, MNHS.

This is just one small example of the treasures that can be found in manuscript collections!