Bobby Susser Songs for Children Records

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Physical Description:
3.75 Cubic feet
The Bobby Susser Songs for Children Records consist of production materials, contracts, copyright registration forms, track notes, and sound recordings, which include audio production elements and commercial releases.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Bobby Susser Songs for Children Records are divided into two series: 1) production files and 2) sound recordings. The production files series is arranged in alphabetical order by folder titles. Most titles were retained based on the documentation and original order created by Susser. In some instances, new folder titles were supplied by the processing archivist. Additional notes are available where further analysis is required.
The sound recordings series is divided into two subseries: 1) Audio Production Elements and 2) Commercial Releases. Audio production elements consists of three Ampex two-inch audio tapes and a group of production CDs and DVDs. The commercial recordings consist of LPs and cassettes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Howard Susser (b. 1942) is a musician, producer, and songwriter based in New York City.

Greg C. Adams, Anne E. Stickley, David Walker
Processing Information
Collection received minimal-intermediate preservation processing in August 2015 by processing archivist Greg C. Adams and intern colleague Anne E. Stickley. The collection was received in four shipping boxes. Before arriving in the archives Stickley created a preliminary inventory, elements of which were incorporated into this finding aid. As part of the processing effort, the collection received integrated pest management review, basic preservation rehousing, and preliminary arrangement, culminating in the creation of this finding aid.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Smithsonian Folkways acquired the Bobby Susser Songs for Children Records directly from Bobby Susser in August, 2015.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or for additional information.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Bobby Susser Songs for Children Records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.

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Repository Contact
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
600 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, D.C.