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BGH1. Ben Graf Henneke Collection of the Performing Arts

 Record Group
Identifier: BGH1
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.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Beaumont Bruestle - Charles Sweir collection, 1937-1980

Identifier: 1987-007
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...
Dates: 1937 - 1980

Ben Graf Henneke archive of the performing arts, 1760s-1980s

Identifier: 1979-006
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

Edna Griggs Welch Hall Lowe theatrical ephemera, 1940s-1970s

Identifier: 2012-015
Scope and Contents

A box of old playbills, photographs and clippings.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Everett Ellis Hibbard musical scores, 1944-1949

Identifier: 2008-006
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

Frederick Morris Lookout Native American music recordings, 1955-1969

Identifier: 2000-001
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

Jim Halsey Company poster collection, 1973-1984

Identifier: 1979-009
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

Jim Steiner-Tony Isaacs collection of sound recordings of Ponca and other Indian songs, 1961-1965

Identifier: 1974-001
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