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Title
Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt
Names
Sterling, Dorothy, 1913-2008 (Donor)
Holt, Nora Douglas, 1885-1974 (Interviewee)
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989 (Interviewer)
Collection

Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1959-09-21
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3965
Topics
Holt, Nora Douglas, 1885-1974
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
African American entertainers
African American actors
African American actresses -- New York (State) -- New York
African American singers -- New York (State) -- New York
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger.
Content: Very poor sound quality of the interview.
Venue: Recorded in New York 1959, September 21.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audiotape reel ; analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3965.
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 64 minutes) : analog, mono ; 7 in
Description
Philip Sterling, the long-time writer and public relations executive for the Columbia Broadcasting System, conducted interviews between 1959-1962 for his (incomplete) biography on the African American entertainer Bert Williams. Part 1. (00:00-18:48). Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt, an African-American singer, composer, and music critic. Holt talks about Bert Williams and his long-term artistic partner George Walker. Part 2. (18:49-31:22). Philip Sterling records a chapter from his book about Bert Williams on a personal device.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20776400
RLIN/OCLC: 918908713
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa2477a0-b915-0133-79b2-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 1959: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/adbfa9b0-b915-0133-a202-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/adbfa9b0-b915-0133-a202-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1959). Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/adbfa9b0-b915-0133-a202-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Philip Sterling interviews Nora Holt