Name and location of repository
Level of description
George and Louise McCabe Collection of Sound Recordings
- 1931 - 1947 (Creation)
8 linear feet; 7 boxes
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The collection contains approximately 1,200 78-rpm recordings focusing on the work of Bing Crosby and a sampling of other artists from the same period.
System of arrangement
The recordings are cataloged individually.
Conditions of access and use elements
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.
Some of the audiovisual materials in this collection are on obsolete media and require specialized equipment for playback. Access copies of these materials must be created prior to use. Consult the Library and Archives staff in advance of your visit to ensure access to these materials is available.
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.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from George and Louise McCabe on November 17, 2011.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: George and Louise McCabe Collection of Sound Recordings, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
- Processing information: Approximately half, 600, of the recordings have been catalogued and are accessible in LibraryWorld via our website. The remained will be cataloged at a later date.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2011.