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Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams: The journey

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Title
Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams: The journey
Additional title: Journey
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: 1959-11-27
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3958
Topics
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
Blackface entertainers
African American actors
African American singers
African American entertainers
Genres
spoken word
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded in New York on November 7, 1959 on a personal recording device.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audio tape reel ; analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3958.
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 25 minutes) : analog, mono ; 7 in.
Description
Part 1. Philip Sterling, the long-time writer and public relations executive who worked for the Columbia Broadcasting System, reads a chapter titled "The Journey" from his uncompleted biography about the African American entertainer Bert Williams. Sterling also speaks of consulting archival materials at the Yale Music Library. Part 2. A brief announcement of the radio drama "Yours truly, Johnny Dollar."
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20760475
RLIN/OCLC: 916494731
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): edbb4950-b911-0133-42b3-60f81dd2b63c
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
  • 1959: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f10651f0-b911-0133-8a3c-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f10651f0-b911-0133-8a3c-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1959). Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f10651f0-b911-0133-8a3c-60f81dd2b63c

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Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams