Name and location of repository
Level of description
Rudy Vallee Collection of Aluminum Disc Radio Show Recordings
- 1932 - 1939 (Creation)
4 linear feet
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Scope and content
3 boxes containing 74 aluminum disc recordings of Rudy Vallee radio shows from 1932-1939. Guest stars included Tallulah Bankhead, Alice Faye,Sophie Tucker, Ethel Barrymore, Dick Powell, Betty Boop, Gloria Swanson, Bob Hope, Rudolph Friml, Jr., Milton Berle, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Edgar Bergen and many others.
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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.
The recordings in this collection are on obsolete media. Access copies must be created. Please contact the Library & Archives staff prior to your visit to ensure that 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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Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Eleanor Vallee, Rudy Vallee's widow, on April 28, 2009.
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Related archival materials
Rudy Vallee collection at Thousand Oaks Library http://www.tolibrary.org/research/special-collections-home/american-radio-archives/list-of-collections/rudy-vallee
- Citation: Cite as: Rudy Vallee Collection, Great American Songbook Foundation.
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Rules or conventions
Wikipedia article on Rudy Vallee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudy_Vall%C3%A9e
Eleanor Vallee obituary: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/latimes/obituary.aspx?pid=176862944
Description created by Ashlee James, 10/4/2017