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United States Marine Band transcription discs

 Collection 0137-MMC
The President's Own" United States Marine Band performs for the President of the Untied states and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1978 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America's oldest continuously active professional music organization and hosts more than 500 annual public performances. This collection consists of transcription discs from 1948-1949 of the Naval Air Reserve Show, the Harry James Show, the Eddy Duchin Show, Treasury Department Savings Bonds, and "Here's to Veterans."

Dates

  • 1948-1949

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

This collection contains audiovisual materials. Items that cannot be used in the Special Collections reading room or are too fragile for researchers require that a digital copy be made prior to use. If you would like to access these materials, please contact us prior to your visit, so we may determine the proper steps to be taken.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies or digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with Special Collections and University Archives duplication policy.

Extent

50 Sound Discs (50 record sleeves) : 50 audio transcription discs, acetate, double-sided ; 16" audio discs

1 Linear Feet (2 phonograph record storage boxes) ; 10 3/4" x 10 3/4" x 6"

Content Description

This collection consists of transcription discs from 1948-1949 of the Naval Air Reserve Show, the Harry James Show, the Eddy Duchin Show, Treasury Department Savings Bonds, and "Here's to Veterans."

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by date.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries on September 9, 2016 by Sergeant Jane A. Cross, Chief Librarian of the "President's Own" United States Marine Band Library. This collection was transferred from the Special Collections in the Performing Arts (SCPA) library to Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) on June 14, 2018.

Bibliography

"'The President's Own' United States Marine Band: Home." Official U.S. Marine Corps Website. https://www.marineband.marines.mil (retrieved 22 August 2018).
"'The President's Own' United States Marine Band: Library." Official U.S. Marine Corps Website. https://www.marineband.marines.mil/Members/Support-Staff/Library/ (retrieved 22 August 2018).

Processing Information

The processing archivist arranged the transcription discs by date. The discs were placed in archival sleeves and rehoused in phonograph record storage boxes.
Title
Guide to the United States Marine Band transcription discs
Status
Completed
Author
Jen Wachtel
Date
2018-08-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742
301-405-9212