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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of "Guitar: Art and Soul." This radio program featured a variety of guitar music recorded during a live performance at the National Museum of American History. Materials include original masters on 2" magnetic tape and a program for the live performance.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1973-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the radio production activities of John Tyler, Radio Production Specialist. Material primarily includes production scripts; program schedules and listings; carriage reports; radio control room modifications project information; and incoming correspondence. Productions documented in these records inc...

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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Creators:
Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904
Usaka
Kekhhoal
Dates:
ca. 1877
Size:
2 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1326
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Religious Song of the Ballo-Kai-Pomo. Dancing Song of the Ballo-Kai-Pomo, Potter Valley. Acorn Song, (Huchnom) [Yukian], sung by Usaka, a woman. Song of the Huchnom, Sung by old Kekhhoal (blind). Dancing Song of the Karok, Klamath River. Konkau [Maiduan] Dancing Song.

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
155 Items (ca. pages ca. 155 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3370
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes approximately 55 pages "corrected copy" of transcriptions and approximately 100 pages of transcriptions which are not arranged in numerical sequence.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1982-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Tyler, Audio Production Manager, documenting the planning, development, execution, and distribution of original radio series and programs as well as of recordings of special events and concert series. Radio series include "Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was;" "Folk masters;" ...

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
1911-1978
Size:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) Th...

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Creators:
Andriote, John-Manuel
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1184
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

John-Manuel Andriote interviewed several individuals and entertainers involved with the disco era for his book, Hot Stuff: A Brief History of Disco. This collection contains his interview tapes, transcripts, and materials related to the research and writing of his book.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of Cultural History
Dates:
1957, 1964-1975
Size:
4 cu. ft. (8 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 251
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records of the Department of Cultural History and its predecessor, the Department of Civil History, consist of administrative files including memoranda and correspondence concerning exhibits, general museum and departmental policies, the acquisition of objects, and the search for a curator; general correspondence with donors, researchers...

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Creators:
Kennedy, Anne Judd
Stewart, Rex (William), Jr., 1907-1967 (cornetist)
Dates:
1958-1967
bulk 1965-1967
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0506
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty audiotapes of interviews Kennedy conducted with Rex Stewart, in addition to documentary material such as correspondence and clippings.

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