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Jimmy Waynick collection of Merle Evans recordings

 Collection 0409-SCPA-WAYNICK

This collection centers on recordings that Jimmy Waynick, a circus and band music enthusiast, gathered that are related to Merle Evans, a bandmaster and cornetist best known for his work with the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus Band. The collection contains six cassette tapes of speeches and concerts by or about Merle Evans.

Dates

  • 1968-1976, undated

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room during SCPA’s operating hours. Please contact the curator for an appointment or if you have questions related to digital access of the materials.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Copyright was not transferred to the University of Maryland with the gift of any copyrighted materials. All rights remain with the creators and rights holders. The University of Maryland Libraries is granted permission for the use in scholarly research by the Libraries’ patrons under fair use in Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act.

To inquire about duplication of materials for research or for publication, please contact SCPA’s curator.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Content Description

The Jimmy Waynick collection of Merle Evans recordings contains six cassette tapes of speeches and concerts by or about Merle Evans.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into a single series.

  1. Jimmy Waynick collection of Merle Evans recordings

Custodial History

The items contained in this collection were once part of Jimmy Waynick's large collection of circus memorabilia. They were donated by his daughter, Betty Waynick, in June 2018.

Related Materials

Merle Evans papers, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries (finding aid)

Title
The Jimmy Waynick collection of Merle Evans recordings
Status
Completed
Author
Christina Taylor Gibson
Date
May 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States