Airchecks from disc jockeys and on-air personalities at radio stations from all over the United States on both cassette and open reel tape. Airchecks are demonostration or promotional materials deisgned to show off the prowess and skills of a radio personality; they generally contain segments of on-air speech, banter, or advertising breaks.
The Papers contain material representative of Barbara Lockard Zimmerman's career during her time at Bowling Green State University. This includes documents and files, photographs, posters, programs, video recordings and scores. These materials document Zimmerman's involvement in Opera for Youth, the Black Swamp Players, a dinner theater series at the First United Methodist Church, and BGSU's College of Musical Arts.
Master audiotape reels containing recordings of Bill Schurk's radio show They Start the Victrola and Go Dancing Around The Floor which aired from late 1969 until January 1970. The program was broadcast on WBGU radio and advertised to other radio stations. The collection also includes Schurk's notes from his research for the show, some show scripts, and limited documentation of the show's marketing by WBGU.
Programs from College of Musical Arts recitals, performances, lectures, and other events, including student and faculty performances, as well as those of guest artists and scholars. Though robust, the collection is not comprehensive and some performances may not be represented.
This collection contains original manuscripts for lesson plans, technical exercises, method books and original compositions from Charley Wilcoxon’s long career as a percussion pedagogue. Also included are drafts for several unpublished mallet instruction books, as well as Wilcoxon’s own arrangements of popular songs for marimba and vibraphone.
Collection containing one piece of corrspondence between Chas Arthur and his brother as well as manuscripts for Arthur's songs and instrumental pieces written in the 1940s.
The Colbert Cartwright Collection of Bob Dylan Concert Recordings and Research Files is made up of articles and bootleg Bob Dylan recordings that Cartright compiled when writing two books and numerous articles about the performer.
Audio reels of music and comedy radio shows, largely from the 1970s.
The contents of the small autograph scrapbook include signed photos of musicians and letters. The oversize scrapbook contains material related to McKinney's New Cotton Pickers, a Detroit-based jazz band that formed in the early 1970s.
The Emil R. Pinta 78-rpm record, sheet music and record-sleeve collection contains unique combinations of 78-rpm records, matching-title sheet music, and—in most cases—approximate-period record sleeves. This collection consists of almost 230 such combinations acquired in over 55 years of collecting.
Films of the BGSU Falcon Marching band halftime shows and other performances created in the 1960s, 70s, and early 80s.
The collection contains scores and parts for various big band tunes, ostensibly used by Johnson when he taught jazz at Toledo public schools. There are a few manuscript parts for tunes that Johnson himself wrote, including "Candy's Mood", "Parrot Jump" and "Mood by Midnight". Also included are two “gig books” containing various instrumental parts, as well as a couple of pieces of correspondence with music publishers and other local band directors.
This collection contains live concert recordings of various artists from the 1950s to early 2000s, in multiple audio formats: CDs, Digital Audio Tapes (DATs), and cassettes. A majority of the collection is recordings of Bob Dylan and The Greatful Dead, but there is also a box dedicated to Jazz/Classical, and multiple boxes with miscellaneous artists. Some of these miscellaneous artists include Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and The Rolling Stones.
Scrapbook containing clippings from 1960s teen magazines about Herman and the Hermits, also known as Herman’s Hermits. Most stories contain photos, and the bulk are black and white, though a few are in color. Most stories focus on the personalities, appearances, and charateristics of group members. Some newsclippings and photos have been removed or separated from the scrapbook. All items seem to be from the mid-1960s.
This collection contains material related to the genre of "filk", a music culture characterized by songwriting based on science fiction, fantasy and horror themes. The collection includes Jennifer Donaldson Milewski's field recordings, convention programs, filk songbooks, notes, thesis drafts, correspondence, and interviews. Of particular note are Milewski's interviews with big-name filkers such as Joey Shoji, Kathy Mar, Leslie Fish and Cynthia McQuillen.
Cassette tapes of new music performance from the 1980s and 1990s, collected by Dr. Jeremy Beck in New York City, New Haven, CT, and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Scrapbook includes signed photographs and letters from big band and jazz artists, including Bill Challis, Wild Bill Davison, Norma Teagarden, Major Holley, Marty Napoleon, and others.
Collection largely consists of scores of polkas and other dance music, as well as popular songs used by the Johnnie Ogle Lederhosen band in performances, possibly in the Santa Barbara, CA area. In addition there are song lists that hint at the group's repertoire, range, and performance habits. Of note are the few handwritten scores, likely composed or arranged by band members.
Scrapbook containing magazine covers and articles about the Beatles, including People and Time magazines. Articles include features on band members while the group was together and after the group broke-up. Other articles include information about the whole musical group. Of note are several articles pertaining to the death of John Lennon.
- Scrapbooks 11
- Albums (Books) 8
- Fans (Persons) -- Material culture 5
- Scores 5
- Music trade -- Marketing 4
- Fantasy fiction -- Songs and music 3
- Filk music 3
- Folk-rock music 3
- Live sound recordings 3
- Photographs 3
- Popular music -- United States -- 1941-1950 3
- Rock music -- 1971-1980 3
- Rock music -- 1981-1990 3
- Rock musicians -- Marketing 3
- Science fiction -- Songs and music 3
- Big bands 2
- Concert programs 2
- New wave music 2
- Polkas 2
- Popular music -- United States -- 1911-1920 2
- Popular music fans 2
- Promotional materials 2
- Radio commercials 2
- Radio programs -- Ohio 2
- Rock music -- Ohio -- 1971-1980 2
- Science fiction conventions 2
- Sound recording industry 2
- Sound recording industry -- Press releases 2
- Sound recordings 2
- Sound recordings -- Collectors and collecting 2
- Sound recordings -- Marketing 2
- Sound recordings -- Packaging 2
- Sound recordings -- Pirated editions 2
- Zines 2
- AM broadcasting -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 1
- Advertising, Public service 1
- African American jazz musicians -- Ohio -- Toledo 1
- Alternate takes (Sound recordings) 1
- Alternative rock music -- Posters 1
- Audiocassettes 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Bands (Music) 1
- Bawdy fiction 1
- Bawdy songs 1
- Bible -- In literature 1
- Big band music 1
- Big bands -- United States -- Photographs 1
- Blues (Music) 1
- Blues (Music) -- 1951-1960 1
- Chamber music -- 20th Century 1
- Children's theater -- Ohio 1
- Comedy sketches 1
- Compact discs 1
- Copyright -- Music -- United States 1
- Country music -- 1971-1980 1
- Country music -- To 1951 1
- Country music radio stations -- Indiana -- Indianapolis 1
- Cylinder recordings 1
- Dance music -- Czechoslovakia 1
- Dinner theater -- Ohio 1
- Disc jockey radio programs 1
- Disc jockeys -- United States 1
- Drawings 1
- Erotic songs 1
- Fan clubs 1
- Fans (Persons) 1
- Folk-rock music -- Research 1
- Heavy metal (Music) 1
- Heavy metal (Music) -- Posters 1
- Humorous songs 1
- Immigrants -- Employment -- United States 1
- Indianapolis (Ind.) -- History 1
- Jam Bands 1
- Jazz -- 1921-1930 1
- Jazz -- Instruction and study 1
- Jazz -- Michigan -- Detroit -- 1921-1930 1
- Jazz -- Michigan -- Detroit -- 1931-1940 1
- Jazz -- Michigan -- Detroit -- 1971-1980 1
- Jingles (Advertising songs) 1
- Mail-order sound recording industry 1
- Man-woman relationships 1
- Multiple sclerosis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography 1
- Music -- 20th Century 1
- Music festivals -- United States 1
- Music posters 1
- Music publishers -- Ohio -- Records and correspondence 1
- Music television 1
- Music videos 1
- Musicals 1
- Musicians -- Interviews 1
- News radio stations -- Marion (Ohio) 1
- Notated music 1
- Operas 1
- Operas -- Juvenile 1
- Percussion instruments -- Methods 1
- Pin-back buttons 1
- Popular music 1
- Popular music -- Discography 1
- Popular music -- History and criticism 1
- Popular music -- Posters 1 ▲ less
- Bowling Green State University. College of Musical Arts 2
- Schurk, William L. 2
- Adler, Julien 1
- Arthur, Chas A. 1
- Beck, Jeremy, 1960- 1
- Brown, Nappy (1929-2008) 1
- Cartwright, Colbert S., 1924 1
- Cowsills 1
- Denisoff, R. Serge, 1939-1994 1
- Desmond, Johnny, 1919-1985 1
- Dylan, Bob, 1941- 1
- Eddy, Nelson, 1901-1967 1
- Herman's Hermits (Musical group) 1
- Hoffman, Merav 1
- Johnson, Floyd, 1922-1981 1
- Jones, Christopher 1
- King, Jean, 1917?-1993 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
- Laurent, Bob (Filker) 1
- Lindsay, Mark 1
- MTV Networks 1
- McKinney's Cotton Pickers 1
- McKinney's New Cotton Pickers 1
- MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music 1
- Monkees 1
- Music Publishers of America 1
- Phish (Musical group) 1
- Pinta, Emil R 1
- Ramsey, Ed (Collector) 1
- Shirk, A. V. 1
- VH1 (Firm) 1
- Vitak-Elsnic Company 1
- Wilborn, Dave 1
- Wilcoxon, Chas 1
- Zimmerman, Barbara Lockard 1 ▲ less