Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams

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Title
Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams
Additional title: Notebooks of Bert Williams
Additional title: Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings
Names
Sterling, Dorothy, 1913-2008 (Donor)
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989 (Speaker)
Collection

Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1957-06-05
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3970
Topics
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
African Americans
African American wit and humor
Genres
Spoken word
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger.
Venue: Originally recorded New York 1957 June 5 ; Transcribed (2nd date on original container) 1959 April 18 New York, N.Y.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audiotape reel : analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3970.
Acquisition: Gift; Dorothy Sterling; 1991.
Content: Forms part of the Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams, *T-Mss 1991-026.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 27 minutes) : analog, mono ; 7 in
Description
Philip Sterling, the writer and public relations executive who worked for the Columbia Broadcasting System for many years, reads excerpts from "Notebooks of Bert Williams: anecdotes, jokes, axioms, proverbs, funs and puns..." compiled by Alex Rogers, to his recording device. Strerling uses archival materials from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Library collection, Bert Williams jokebooks.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 919091700
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20779655
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5741d00-b916-0133-fd93-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 1957: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1957. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9864fe0-b916-0133-8ab1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9864fe0-b916-0133-8ab1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1957). Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a9864fe0-b916-0133-8ab1-60f81dd2b63c

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Philip Sterling reads notebooks of Bert Williams