Collection Mss 036 - George and Louise McCabe Collection of Sound Recordings

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US.INSON Mss 036

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George and Louise McCabe Collection of Sound Recordings

Date(s)

  • 1931 - 1947 (Creation)

Extent

8 linear feet; 7 boxes

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Scope and content

The collection contains approximately 1200 78 rpm recordings with Bing Crosby on the majority of the recordings.

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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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Technical access

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.

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Received from George and Louise McCabe on November 17, 2011.

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  • Citation: George and Louise McCabe Collection of Sound Recordings, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
  • Processing information: Approximately half of the recordings have been catalogued and are accessible in Libraryworld via our website.

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Archivist's note

AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2011.

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