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Audio and video tapes of Council-supported events and activities

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of audio-visual material that documents events and activities supported by the Council on the Arts. Audio tapes contain poetry readings; interviews; public service announcements; speeches; panel discussions and radio programs. Some video tapes were created as television programs or intended as artistic works or documentation of visual arts programs and craft demonstrations sponsored by the Council. Also included are reel-to-reel tapes and a 45 rpm phonograph recording. Some technical information related to recording processes is sometimes supplied.
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Quantity:
4 cu. ft. (ca. 80 audio tapes and video tapes)
Inclusive Dates:
1968-1977
Series Number:
B1600

Arrangement

Arranged roughly by topic or medium.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of audio-visual material (produced by grantees) that document a variety of events and activities related to the Council on the Arts. The audio tapes contain poetry readings; interviews; public service announcements; speeches; panel discussions; and radio programs. Some video tapes were created as television programs or intended as artistic works; others contain material similar to the audio tapes, as well as documentation of visual arts programs and craft demonstrations sponsored by the Council.

Media found in the series includes audio cassettes and reel-to-reel tapes of various sizes; u-matic and helical scan video tapes; one 45 rpm phonograph recording; and one audioscan filmstrip/audio recording. Technical information related to recording processes is sometimes supplied.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box
1972 Dinah Shore - Concerned Citizens for the Arts, radio spots (4" audio tape) 2
circa 1970s, undated Poems for public service broadcast (audio recording) 2
1969 "Harlem on My Mind" - Metropolitan Museum of Art (4 x 10" audio tape) 2
1965 Lockport centennial (45 rpm phonograph record) 2
circa 1970s, undated Unidentified speeches and interviews (4" audio tape) 2
circa 1970s, undated "Art and the State" - panel discussion recorded at the NYS Senate (audio recording) 2
circa 1960s-1970s, undated Publicity Panel (helical video) 3
1973 "Triptych to Hieronymus" WXXI TV, Rochester NY (u-matic video) 3
1960-1979, undated Tony Swartz program (12 x 7" audio tape) (some duplicates) 3
1969 John Hightower - Stock Market Observer (5" audio tape) 3
1971 Visual Arts projects (6 audio cassettes) 3
1975 New York State Medallion Tour, radio spots (5" audio tape) 3
1966 Council on the Arts Keynote Luncheon (7" audio tape) 3
circa 1960s-1970s, undated Everyman Communications, Lincoln Center Library (5" audio tape) 3
circa 1960s-1970s, undated Robert Maurer (helical video) 3
circa 1970-1974 No title (24 x 1/2" helical scan EIJA video tape) 4
1972 "Sculpture of Picasso"- tour of the 1967 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art; produced by the Earl Rowland Foundation (audioscan cartridge: 16mm filmstrip with audio tape) 4
circa 1970s Pilot for proposed radio program for preschool children on WCNY FM, Syracuse (5" open reel audiotape) 1
1974 December Writer's Forum: The Poetry of Robert Creeley (u-matic videotape) 1
1974 December Writer's Forum: The Poetry of Denise Levertov (u-matic videotape) 1
1976-1977 Poetry readings and interviews with poets for broadcast on WBAI FM in New York City (17 audiotapes, 7" open reel) 1