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Title
Bert Williams songs and sketches: selections
Additional title: Bert WMS (Yale)
Names
Sterling, Dorothy, 1913-2008 (Donor)
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922 (Performer)
Collection

Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900 - 1991 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3969
Topics
African Americans -- Humor
Musicals -- Excerpts
Humorous songs
Popular music -- United States -- 1901-1910
Popular music -- United States -- 1911-1920
Humorous recitations
Genres
spoken word
Music
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger from the original tape reel.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audiotape reel : analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3969.
Acquisition: Gift; Dorothy Sterling; 1991.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 20 min.) : analog, mono ; 7 in.
Description
Audio recordings of humorous monologues, such as "Uncle Ben," mixed with songs performed by Bert Williams. Probably used archival materials from the Music Library at Yale University.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 919003275
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20778289
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 723eb8c0-b916-0133-35a5-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Bert Williams songs and sketches" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1991. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75e55860-b916-0133-9a98-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Bert Williams songs and sketches" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75e55860-b916-0133-9a98-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1991). Bert Williams songs and sketches Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/75e55860-b916-0133-9a98-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Bert Williams songs and sketches