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Aaron Mintz Radio Program Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC-MSS 019
Scope and Contents The materials donated by Aaron Mintz contain audio cassette tapes and compact discs featuring both rare and popular radio programs, most of which were originally broadcast between the 1930s and 1960s. While some material extends beyond this date range, the mid-20th century was known as the "Golden Age of Radio," when the medium became the dominant medium for news and entertainment in the United States. While some shows began as adaptations of well-known motion pictures or vaudeville routines...
Dates: 1925 - 1993

Variety Protected Materials Department Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 017
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials submitted in sealed envelopes for copyright protection by the Variety Protected Materials Department between 1912 and 1938. The bulk of the material consists of scripts for Vaudeville, radio, and other creative productions, and photographs and drawings of set designs and costumes. The materials also often include illustrations or photographs of a skit concept, trick, or performance props and apparatuses. Also included are musical scores and lyrics. Some...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916-1924; 1912 - 1938

Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC-MSS 004
Scope and Contents The Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection documents American comedy from the early 1930s through 2006 and consists of long playing albums and compact discs of live performances, spoken word recordings, humorous music, musical theater, and film soundtracks. In addition to recordings of individual comics, the collection contains compilations of various comedians. Also included are compilations of radio series, among them "Our Miss Brooks," "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show," "Duffy's...
Dates: 1955 - 2006

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Benny, Jack, 1894-1974 2
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Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 2