Guide to the Gilbert Louey Country Music Film Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0832
Creators:
Ritter, Tex
Louey, Gilbert
Autry, Gene, 1907-1998
Acuff, Roy
Wills, Bob, 1905-1975
Walker, Billy, 1929-2006
Tuttle, Wesley
Robison, Carson J., 1890-1957
Dates:
1920s-1970s
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
48 Reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Films of country-western performers, including some Hollywood films and some television programs, such as "Hee Haw" and "Grand Ole Opry" .

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector of country/western and gospel music recordings and films.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Purchased by the Smithsonian Institution in 1995 from Gilbert H. Louey.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Archives Center staff, undated.

Using the Collection
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Gilbert Louey Country Music Film Collection, 1920s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Performance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grand Ole Opry (Television program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Country music Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hee Haw (Television program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives