BGH1. Ben Graf Henneke Collection of the Performing Arts
This is an artificial umbrella classification originally devised by Ben Graf Henneke, University President, and Guy Logsdon, Library Director, for the performing arts related collections.
Creator: Logsdon, Guy William, 1934-2018
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the scripts for 52 plays with corresponding musical scores plus 16 musical scores without scripts. Included in the collection are autograph and typescript lyrics, correspondence, theatre programs, press cuttings, and miscellaneous. The dated scripts and their corresponding musical scores are arranged chronologically; undated scripts and scores follow in an alphabetical sequence. Any correspondence and/or press cuttings related to a play's production are inter-filed...
Dates: 1937 - 1980
Scope and Contents Consists of photographs, calling cards, pamphlets, calendars, diaries, clippings, autographs, quotations, costume and scene renderings, correspondence, playbills, programs, and posters. All materials pertain to performers, American and non-American theatres, plays and other performed works, collectors, miscellaneous, and oversized materials.
Dates: approximately 1762-1981
Scope and Contents A box of old playbills, photographs and clippings.
Scope and Contents Consists of 2 bound scores, 5 separate files of scores, 1 short manuscript. The Everett Ellis Hibbard scores contain a small number of manuscript scores.
Dates: 1944 - 1949
Scope and Contents Fredrick Morris Lookout, Jr. was an Osage singer, and after his death the University was given a collection of 57 reel to reel tapes of various Native American Singers, conversations with native speakers, and dances.
Dates: 1955 - 1969
Scope and Contents Consists of 18 posters and/or proofs of posters and other advertising formats promoting a variety of music concerts and/or advertising the Jim Halsey Company, Inc. Advertised as the "Exclusive Representative for a World of Entertainment". The Jim Halsey Company brought such musicians as Arlo Guthrie, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Freddy Fender, Roy Clark, Johnny Lee Wills, Barbara Mandrell, Hoyt Axton, Joe Venuti and Eldon Shamblin to Tulsa in the 70s and 80s.
Dates: 1973 - 1984
Scope and Contents Sound recordings of Ponca and other Native American songs collected by Tony Isaacs and Jim Steiner while making a documentary film about the Poncas. Includes recordings of peyote and other religious ceremonies. All of the recordings are on seven-inch tape reels, recorded monaural at 7 1/2 inches per second, on one or both sides. Nine of the reels record a June 1965 Grey Horse ceremony; six reels are of a Pawhuska meeting later the same month; six reels record Memorial Day dances in May of...
Dates: 1961 - 1965