Andre Kostelanetz Radio Broadcast Collection

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US.INSON Mss 015

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Andre Kostelanetz Radio Broadcast Collection


  • 1932 - 1946 (Creation)


0.5 linear feet; 1 CD box

Name of creator

(1901-12-22 - 1980-01-13)

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Scope and content

Approximately 30 compact disc recordings of Andre Kostelanetz's CBS radio broadcasts from 1932 to 1949.

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This collection has been cataloged and can be found in our LibraryWorld catalog (link can be found on homepage).

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Conditions governing access

All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Received from the Andre Kostelanetz estate on November 15, 2010.

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Set is one of four that the estate has donated to archives. The other sets are located at The Library of Congress, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the Paley Center for Media.

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  • Processing information: Minimally processed by Lisa Lobdell. Completed May 2012.
  • Citation: Andre Kostelanetz Radio Broadcast Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.

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Archivist's note

AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.

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