Kresge Library

Historical Recordings Inventory

Oakland University Archives
 Historical Recordings Collection


Note:  These are old reel to reel audio recordings with only minimal information on the boxes and tapes.  
What information was available is provided below.

A. Administration/Major Campus Events/Board of Trustees Recordings

a.1
OU Foundation; OU-MSU Board of Trustees; MSU Administration.; MSU-Council of Deans; State Board of Ed.; Mich. Legisl’s; Meadowbrook Music Festival; Michigan Congressional Delegation; etc.
(no date)
Description: Four reels, two unlabeled, given to OU Archives by George Preisinger (Asst. VP -Classroom Support and ITS). Format: IBM tape cassettes , very old.

a.2
Matilda Wilson Hall Cornerstone Ceremony
(19 October 1965)
Description: Recorded by WPON.  2 copies. Format:  7” reel.   (Scotch)

a.3
Commencement --4th
(21 April 1966)
Description:  Speakers include Mr. Davies, Mr. Varner, Sergeant Shriver (Peace Corps War on Poverty/Race Issues), Mr. Hetenyi, President Hannah, Provost O’Dowd, Oakland Singers. Format: 7 “ Reel; 7 ½ ips. (Irish)

a.4
Commencement
(22 April 1967)
Description: Includes speech by Tom Hamilton (Understanding Asia). Format: 7 “ Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Irish )

a.5
Commencement
(1968)
Format:  7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (Audiotape)

a.6
New Student Convocation Music
(Sept. 17, 1959?) H. Stoutenberg on box.
Description: On container: Convocation #1;  Overture Figaro;  Fingal’s cave, Academic festival; Entrance march, Star Spangled Banner. 7” Reel; 7 ½ ips (Soundcraft)

a.7
Chancellor Varner Announcing Resignation
(21 May 1969)
Format:  5” Reel: 3 ¾ ips. (Burgess)

a.8
Freshman Convocation Speech (Leroy Augenstein)
(3 September 1969)
Description: Two Copies. Speech given by State Board of Education member, Augenstein. Format: Reel. (7)

 a.9
Senior Day (Varner, Horvath, Matthews)
(October 1969)
Description: Senior Day, including speeches from Durwood B. Varner, Ron Horvath, and George T.  Matthews. Format: 7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (RCA)

a.10
Commencement
(April 1969)
; Format: 7 “ Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch )

a.11
Commencement
(April 1970)
Description: Two copies. Format: 7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (RCA )

a.12
Commencement
(15 August 1970)
Format: 7 “ Reel ; 3 ¾ ips (RCA )

a.13
Commencement
(5 June 1971)
Description: Includes a commencement address by Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, then President of MSU, as well as Remarks to the Class by President O’Dowd. A program of the ceremony is available through OU Archives. Approx. 2 hours, 45 minutes. Format: 10” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (RCA)

a.14
Dedication of Varner Hall
(9 July 1971)
Description: Audio from the dedication of Paula and Woody Varner Hall. Format: 5” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (RCA )

a.15
Convocation for New Students & Parents
(31 August 1971)
Description: New Student Convocation in the Baldwin Pavilion. Speakers Adeline Hirschfeld, D.D. O’Dowd, Norman Susskind.  2 copies.  Program inc. in c.1
Format: 7 “ Reel; 3 ¾ ips (RCA) 7”reel: 7 ½ ips (Sony)

a.16
President O’Dowd’s State of the Union Address
(5 May 1972)
Format: 7” Reel’ 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a.17
Commencement
(4 June 1972)
Description: From program – American the Beautiful, Exordium – Kerry Abel, Peroration – Lorene L. Rogers, Investiture – Donald D. O’Dowd, Valediction – Phil Williams, Remarks by President O’Dowd. Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a.18
President O’Dowd’s State of the University Address
(3 April 1973)
Format: 7” Reel cassette; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a.19
Commencement
(2 June 1973)
Description: Woodcock address, Honorary degrees, Wilson Awards, Valedictory, Recessional. Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Magnetic Products))

a. 20
Convocation Music
(9 September 1973)
Description: Includes the Prelude, Processional, National Anthem and Recessional. Format: 7: Reel; 7 ½ ips. (Scotch)

a. 21
Varner Speech
(1 March 1974)
Format: 7” Reel cassette; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a. 22
Commencement
(2 June 1974)
Description: Includes a speech by Wade H. McCree Jr., the first African American judge appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the second African American solicitor general in the history of the United States. Format: 7” Reel cassette;  (Scotch b)

a.23
President O’Dowd’s State of the University Address
(6 May 1975)
Description: Two copies. Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch, RCA)

a.24
Commencement – School of Education
(5 June 1976)
Format: 7”Reel. (Scotch)

a.25
Commencement
(September 1976)
Description: Three reel set. Tape 3 is the music for the ceremony. Format:  7”Reel; 7 ½ ips. (Scotch),  5” Reel; 7 ½ ips (Scotch), 7” Reel: 3 ¾ ips (3M)

a.26
Commencement
(17 September 1977)
Description: May be just the music, OU Saxophone Quartet, Processional, Interlude, Recessional. Format: 7” Reel (Supertape)

a.27
President O’Dowd’s State of the University Address
(9 February 1978)
Format: 7” Reel’ 3 ¾ ips. (3M)

a. 28
Commencement (School of Education/Arts and Sciences)
(3 June 1978)
Description: 1. St. Andrews Pipe Band-School of Education at 10 a.m.; 2. Oakland Brass Ensemble, James Dawson, Director - College of Arts & Sciences at 1:30 p.m.   Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (3M)

a.29
Commencement ( School of Nursing)
( June 1978)
Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch)

a. 30
Commencement ( Economics and Management)
(2 June 1979)
Format: 7”Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a.31
Commencement (Engineering)
(2 June 1979)
Format: 7”Reel; 7 ½ ips (3M)

a.32
Commencement ( School of Nursing)
(3 June 1979)
Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (3M)

a.33
Oakland University Tribute to Jan and Don O’Dowd
(12 November 1979)
Description: Event held in Varner Recital Hall. Format: 7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (3M)

a. 34
MSUO - What is it? Composite Program  (Dan Price and Durwood B. Varner)
26 August 195?
5” Reel (Scotch)

a. 35 ---

a.36

Commencement (Engineering)
(May 1980)
Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (3M)

a.37
Commencement (Nursing)
(May 1980)
Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (3M)

a. 38
Stoneman Interview
2 Feb.  year unknown
5” Reel (Scotch)

a. 39
Commencement music
no date
Description: Prelude, Processional, National Anthem, Recessional. 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (Reeves)

a. 40
Commencement ?
fall 1975
Description: 3 reels, possibly Education, Economics & Management, Engineering or may be only the music for the ceremony. 7” Reel (Scotch)

Lecture, Radio, and Seminar Recordings:


b.1
Michigan State University-Oakland:  Voice of America recording. (Durwood B. Varner,Loren  Pope, Robert  Hoopes)
(17 February 1960)
Format: 5  Reel. (Scotch brand, 600 feet. 7 ½ ips; 23 ½ min. )

b.2
Story of Michigan State University Oakland. (L. Pope, D.B. Varner, Robert Hoopes)
(9 March 1960)
Description: taped for Voice of America. Format: 7 Reel. (Scotch brand)

b.3
David DiChiera and Robert Facko; duo pianists. Oakland Center. 
(10 April 1963)
Part of the Oakland University Community Arts series.  Program in box. Format: 7 Reel. (Burgess brand)

b.4
The Range of Ridicule. (Robert Hoopes)
(30 May 1963)
Description:  Recording for broadcast on June 5, 1963 on WHFI-FM (94.7). Memo from James P. Dickerson to Faculty and staff in box. Format: 7 Reel (Scotch brand, 1200 feet. 7 ½ ips; 28 min.)

b.5
Oakland Collegium. (Blair)
(5 June 1963)
Description: Insert in box: The art of the folk song with the text of two songs. Format: 7 Reel. (Burgess brand. 7 ½ ips)

b.6
Dr. Gerald Milton Straka (Dept. of History) – Recording.
(19 June 1963)
Format:  7 Reel. (Scotch brand, 1800 feet. 7 ½ ips;  47 min. )

b.7
Dr. Robert Holmes and Dr. Gerald Straka : radio show.
(3 July 1963)
Description: Portions of a WHFI-FM radio show. Reel comes with small introductory letter. Dr. Robert Holms’ on the N.S.M Tutorial Benefit Program; portions of the recent Collegium with Dr. Gerald Straka. Format:  7 Reel. (Scotch brand, 7, 2400 feet)

b.8  
Art Symposium (Second Annual Symposium of the Arts, Oct. 3,4,5, 1963)
(2?  October 1963)
See Art Symposium folder in Varner papers for full program.
Format:  7 Reel. (Scotch brand, 1200 feet)

b.9  
Auden (Richard E. Quaintance & John G.  Blair - Dept. of English)

(December 1963)
Description:  Broadcast, Oakland University. Format: 7”  (Scotch brand)

b.10  
Jackson – Potter radio show  (Priscilla Jackson?  David Potter)

(6 February 1964)
Format: Reel. (Burgess brand, 7)

b.11 
When a hogman (?) looks at Economics ( Norman Roseman, John Maher, Robbin Hough)

(5 February 1964)  Radio script?
Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

b.12
Ambassador Arthur Goldberg’s Address
(3 May 1966)
Description: Ambassador (to the United Nations) Goldberg’s address at Oakland University. Recorded by Radio WPON. Format: 7” Reel. (Maestro brand; 7 ½ ips)

b.13  
New Libraries for New Universities (Leonard H. Freisner)
(11 May 1966)
Description: A speech given at the annual Dinner of the Friends of Kresge Library. Format: 5” Reel.

b.14 
Whitman’s Difficulties with Publishers (Charles Feinberg)
(25 May 1967)
Description: Speech delivered to the Friends of Kresge Library, by Charles Feinberg. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand,7; 3 ¾ ip)

b. 15 
Toward a Society of Ordered Liberty (Judge George Edwards)
(26 October 1967)
Description: Part of the OU Speakers Series. Format: 7 “ Reel. (Burgess brand)

b. 16 
Clark Kerr’s Response to Questions
(7 November 1967)
Description: Economics professor Clark Kerr answering questions in Vandenberg Hall. (Side 2 contains footage of Channel A- Thermal aspects….) Format: 7” Reel. (Burgess brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 17 
Outlook Education: Meadowbrook Interview (Guidall and Darsky)
(8 January 1968- recording date; 11 January 1968 air date)
Description: Two copies. Participants included David Darsky and George Guidall. Format: 5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips)

b. 18  
Outlook Education: Booker T. Bradshaw (singing and interview)
(16 January 1968--recording date; 18 January 1968 air date)
Description: Recording of Bradshaw singing an original composition from And the People All Around. Other participants include David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications). Begins with music – low volume. Format:  5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips.  Length 14:53)

b. 19  
Outlook Education: Booker T. Bradshaw Promo
(16 January 1968--recording date; 18 January 1968 air date)
Description: Bradshaw singing promotional pieces from And the People All Around. Other participants included David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications). Format: 5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips.  Length 17 seconds)

b. 20  
Outlook Education: Continuum Center for Women
(23 January 1968- recording date;  25 January 1968--air date)
Description: An Oakland University promo:  speaker David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications). Format: 5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips.  Length: 12 seconds)

b. 21  
Outlook Education:  Continuum Center for Women
(1 January 1968 recording date; 1 February 1968 9:00 p.m. air date)
Description: An Oakland University promo;  David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications) and Priscilla Jackson (Director of the Continuum Center). Format: 5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips.  Length: 14:31)

b.22  
New Foreign Policy (Arthur Larson)
(13 March 1968)
Description: Speech delivered by Mr. Larson at Oakland University. Format: 5 “ Reel. (Scotch )

b. 23 
Milton Henry on side 1
 (4 April 1968)
My Last Chance (James Appleton, Assoc. Dean of Students) on side 2
(April 17, 1968)
Description: Appleton’s talk part of OU’s  new “Last Lectures” series. Format: 7”  Reel. (Burgess brand)

b.24
College and the Black Student (Prof. Robert Green, MSU)
(21 April 1968)
Description: Green’s lecture at the Alma College Symposium. (Dr. Robert Green, former Dean of the College of Urban Development at Michigan State University, Dean and Professor Emeritus of the Urban Affairs Programs at Michigan State University.) Format: Reel.

b.25
Dean Archie Epps (Harvard)/College and the Black Student
(21 April 1968)
Description: Likely a second copy of Green’s lecture at the Alma College Symposium, along with footage of Archie Epps, former Dean of Harvard. Format: Reel.

b.26
David Riesman’s Lecture
(12 September 1968)
Description: Lecture delivered at Oakland University by the noted sociologist and scholar. Format: 7” Reel (Burgess: 3 ¾ ips)

b.27
Roger Hilsman Lecture
(11 October 1968)
Description: The first portion of the lecture did not record, so the recording is incomplete. This lecture was a part of the University Speakers Series. Format:  7” Reel. (Burgess brand

b.28
Anais Nin
(23 October 1968)
Description: Side 2 contains lecture by Prof. J. Pitts. Format: Reel. (Scotch brand, 7, 6.35mm by 540m)

b.29
Panel Discussion: Thought Remodeling (Brainwashing) in Communist China
(4 February 1969)
Description: Discussion took place in the Oakland Center’s Gold Room, and panelists included John E. Rue (OU – Political Science), W. Allyn Rickett (Penn.), Harriet C. Mills (University of Michigan), with Henry Rosemont (OU – Philosophy) as moderator. Format: Reel. (Burgess brand, 7)

 b.30  
Drug Use & Abuse (Dr. Graham Blaine) on side 1
(no date, )
Description: A lecture.
Thought Remolding (Brainwashing) in Communist China: Panel Discussion on side 2
(4 February 1969)
Description:  Panel discussion, moderated by Henry Rosemont (OU). Panelists include John E. Rue (OU), W.  Allyn Rickett (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Harriet C. Mills (Univ. of Michigan) Format: 7”  Reel. (Burgess brand)

b.31
Graham Blaine  & Panel discussion.  Likely a copy of  b. 30.
(no date, possibly  196-?)
Format: 7” Reel. (Burgess brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b.32
Moral Dilemma of a Professor (Prof. Jesse Pitts)  on side 1
(10 February 1969)
Description: Dr. Pitt’s last lecture. First in new LAST LECTURE SERIES.Anais Nin lecture on side 2. (23 October 1968) Format: 7 “Reel. (Scotch brand)

b.33
On the Relevance of Art (Prof. David Mascitelli)
(19 February 1969)
Description:  May have copy of John Kenneth Galbraith’s talk on Feb. 16, 1968 or Galbraith’s talk may have been recorded over. Format: 7 “ Reel. (Burgess brand)

b.34
My Last Chance – So What? (Prof. Jim Appleton)
(17 April 1969)
Description: Last lecture by Dr. Appleton, the Dean of Students and Director of Housing. Delivered in the Gold Rooms, in the OC. Reel also contains a lecture by Milton Henry. Format: Reel. (Burgess brand, 7)

b.35
Julian Bond Address
(21 October 1969)
Description: Address at Oakland, by Julian Bond. Format: 7” Reel (RCA: 1 7/8 ips)

b.36
Gloria Steinem and Florynce Kennedy Lecture
(13 November 1970)
Description: Lecture and Q&A with Steinem and Kennedy in the Oakland Center’s Gold Room. Format: 7” Reel (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b.37
Environmental Hazards: Man-made and Man-remedied (Ralph Nader)
(4 February 1971)
Description: Speech delivered by Ralph Nader at Oakland University, in the Intramural Building. Format:  7” Reel.  (RCA; 3 ¾ ips)

b.38
Lowell Eklund Interview
(7 April 1972)
Description: Meadowbrook Hall, an interview with Dr. Lowell Howell.  Format: 5” Reel; 7 ½ ips.

b.39
Mary Beth Norton  Lecture: The American Revolution as a War of Revolution for the Liberation of Women.
(22 January 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Mary Beth Norton (Cornell University historian) Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips; approx. 90 mins.)

b.40
Theodore J. Lowi  Lecture: The Second Republic
(12 February 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Theodore J.  Lowi (Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University; Political Science). Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

b. 41  
William D. Morris: To Catch A Cloud: The Future of America’s Political Parties
(18 March 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by William Morris OU ’70(University of Minnesota: Political Science Dept. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

b. 42  
Louis T. Benezet:  Higher Education: The Failure of Systems
(6 April 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Louis Benezet (State University of New York at Stony Brook: Human Development and Educational Policy) Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

b. 43
Richard Adams Lecture
(22 October 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Richard Adams, author of Watership down. Format: 7” Reel.

b.44  
Robert Solomon Lecture
(1 December 1976)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Robert Solomon. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 45  
Nature – Nurture (Gerald McClearn)
(3 February 1977)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Gerald McClearn. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 46  
Knowledge,  Values and the Engineering Profession (Daniel Drucker)
(29  March 1977)
Description: A President’s Club lecture delivered in the Gold Room, Oakland Center, 3:00 pm. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips) (Information from OU News, March 22, 2977)

b. 47  
Daniel Drucker Engineering Lecture (Knowledge,  Values and the Engineering Profession)
(30 March 1977)
Description: Delivered in 202 Dodge Hall by Daniel Drucker. Format: 7 “ Reel. (Scotch brand 7)

b. 48  
The Limits of Altruism (Garrett Hardin)
(29 September 1977)
Description: A President’s Club lecture. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 49  
Poetry in a Whole Culture (Gary Snyder)
(7 November 1977)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Gary Snyder (1977 Pulitzer Prize Winner for poetry)  in Varner Recital Hall at 8 pm. Format: 7 “ Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips) Tape courtesy of WDET-FM

b.50
New Age and the Old Ways  (Gary Snyder)
(8 November 1977)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Gary Snyder (1977 Pulitzer Prize Winner for poetry)  in Varner Recital Hall at 1 pm. Format: 7 “ Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips) Tape courtesy of WDET-FM

b.51
Henry Thoreau and the Misguided Defense of the Environment (Leo Marx, Professor of American Cultural History at MIT)
(2 February 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Leo Marx. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand:3 ¾ ips)

b.52
Human Factor in Human Development (Kusum Nair)
(2 March 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Kusum Nair (Univ. of Chicago). Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b.53
Machines in the Garden: Recreational Use of Public Lands (Joseph Sax)
(29 March 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Joseph Sax (Univ. of Michigan) Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 54  
Designing for the 21st Century:  A New Alchemist’s View (John Todd)
(19 April 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by John Todd. (Director, New Alchemy Institute) Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips) Two reel set.

b.55
Human Variation and Quality Education (Barbara A. Sizemore)
(22 September 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Barbara Sizemore (Univ. of Pittsburgh) Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

b. 56  
Corinne Gibb
(30 November 1978)
Description: A President’s Club Lecture given by Corinne Gibb  (Professor of History and Urban Studies, Wayne State University). Two reel set. Format: 7 ‘ Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 57  
Corinne Gibb
(1 December 1978)
Description: A President’s Club lecture given by Corinne Gibb (Professor of History and Urban Studies, Wayne State University) in Varner Recital Hall. Format: 7’ Reel.  (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 58  
American Society as Urban Values: The Good City, Some Hard Choices(Roland Warren)
(22 February 1979)
Format: 7” Reel.  (3M brand; 7 ½ ips, recorded both sides)

b. 59  
Arts and Sciences Seminar II
(2 October 1984)
Description: Two reel set- Morning & Afternoon. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 1 7/8 ips)

b. 60  
Urban Spleen Civil Disobedience and Local Responsibility (Anthony Bailey)
(11 October  1978)
Description: A President’s Club Lecture given by Anthony Bailey. Format: 7” Reel. (3m brand; 7 ½ ips) Poor recording-speaker left microphone

b.61
The City and its Part in the Creative Process (Anthony Bailey)
(12 October 1978)
Description: A President’s Club Lecture given by Anthony Bailey. Format: 7” Reel. (3m brand; 7 ½ ips) Poor recording-speaker left microphone

b. 62  
The New African Republic (Milton Henry)
(11 November --year not noted)
Format: 7” Reel. (Burgess brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 63  
John Kenneth  Galbraith –(U.S. Foreign Policy and Vietnam)
(16 February 1968)
Description: Suspected second copy of this lecture can be found on side one of the reel containing Prof. David Mascitelli’s lecture, On the Relevance of Art. Format: 7” Reel. (Burgess brand) Labeled: “Original”

b.64
Taboos of Our Day (Garritt Hardin)
(no date)
Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand7)

b. 65  
Norm Roseman
(no date)
 Description: Note on box: 1st Weds. in Sept., Sept. radio; possibly part of the 63-64 radio broadcasts. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

b.66
Vietnam and China (Felix Greene, journalist)
(no date)
Description:  Reel includes the question and answer session following his lecture. Format: 7”  Reel. (Burgess brand)

b. 67  
Brian J.L. Berry Lecture
(no date - possibly 1976-77)
(part of President’s Club Lecture Series?)) Format: 7” Reel.

b.68
The Role of Higher Education in the Community (Durwood ‘Woody’ Varner) 
(16 February 1969)
Description:  Varner speech; WJR -Detroit radio Sunday Supplement) Format: 7” reel; 7 ½ ips

b.69
William Stringfellow Lecture
(no date)
Description:  Possibly part of the President’s Club Lecture series. Format: 7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b. 70  
Governor’s Conference on Volunteer Programs (Gov. George Romney)
(no date)
Description: Romney’s speech at the conference. Format: 5” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

b.71
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial  Lecture: Life of Hughes , by Merlo J. Pusey  (Washington Post) Functions of the Supreme Court, by Archibald Cox (Harvard University)
(2  February 1966)
Description:  Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips  .

b. 72  
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial  Lecture: The Marshall Court, by Gerald Gunther (Stanford University)
10 February 1966
Description:  Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips  .

b. 73  
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: The Taney Court, by Carl B. Swisher (Johns Hopkins University)
(17 February 1966)
Description:  Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7”  Reel; 3 ¾ ips.

b. 74  
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: The Fuller Court, by(Philip C. Neal (University of Chicago Law School)
(24 February 1966)
Description: Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7”  Reel; 3 ¾ ips.

b.75
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: Mr. Taft Rehabilitates the Court, by  Alexander M. Bickel ( Yale University Law School)
(3 March 1966)
Description: Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7”  Reel; 3 ¾ ips.

b. 76  
Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: The Hughes Court, by  Paul A. Freund ( Harvard Law School)
10 March 1966
Description:  Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University. Format: 7”  Reel; 3 ¾ ips.

 

Miscellaneous Recordings:

c. 1  
University in Crisis:  a series  to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of OU (James McKay, organizer)
pt.1  22 Sept. 1969 -- Ira Magaziner 
pt.2  29 Oct. 1979 -- Panel discussion
pt.3  3 Dec. 1969 --Talks by Martin Trow and Frederik Ness
pt.4  4 Dec. 1969 -- Panel Discussion (Bill Loafman, Robert Waldron, Elmer Cooper, Gerald Faverman, Jerome Hill, Gerald Beckwith, Frederik Ness
pt.5  19 Jan. 1970 -- speeches
pt.6  20 Jan. 1970 -- Panel  discussion
pt.7  20 Jan. 1970 -- James McKay speech (AAUW?)
pt.8  14 March 1970 -- Parent Day speech? container also has date Jan.19, 1970
pt.9  no date -- Speeches by Astin and Newcomb
Format: 7" reels

c.2  
Oakland in Transition
(1964-1965)
Description: A two reel set recorded by WPON. Format: 7” Reel; 7 ½ ips

c.3  
Meadowbrook Festival (promotional tape? for summer of 1964)
(6 May 1964)
Description: Meadow Brook Festival; Staples, Lively Arts, Joe Brown) Format: 7” reel.  (3M)

c.4  
Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra
(14 August 1966)
Description: MBSM Youth Orchestra (conductor – Albert Tipton) performs Debussy, Beethoven, Saint-Saens, and Strauss. Format: 7” Reel; 7 ½ ips

c.5
Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra.  Till Eulenspiegel (Strauss)
(Summer 1966)
Description: Strauss piece performed by Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra. Format: 7” Reel; 7 ½ ips.

c. 6  
Oakland University Spotlight
31 January 1964
Radio Program: 27.5 minutes. Format: 7” Reel (Scotch)

c.7
Radio Program
1 November 196?
Format: 7” Reel (Scotch)

c.8
Horizon Circled (Ernst Krenek)
(12-13 August 1967)
Description:  Dedicated to the Meadow Brook Festival of Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan."  Commissioned by the Festival and premiered on Aug. 12-13, 1967, by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Sixten Ehrling, conductor.  (Score is cataloged and in Book Room) Format: 7” Reel

C. 9  
Hugo Wolf (Morike Lieder) Musical Performances
(5 – 8 August 1969)
Description: Meadow Brook Summer School of Music performances, members of the class of John Wustman. Four reel set. Box 1 contains program and order of musical numbers. Format: Audio reel recorded at 7½, stereophonic.

C.10
Lester Trimble Interview
(7 August 1968)
Description: Trimble discusses form, rhythm, melody, etc.  Interview by Laszlo Hetenyi. Meadowbrook Music Festival Tape-- WQRS. Format: 7” Reel. (Burgess; 7 ½ ips)

C.11
Duo Concertante for Orchestra and Two Violins: To a Great American (Lester Trimble)
(9 August 1968)
Description: Premier performance of Lester Trimble’s work, commissioned by Meadow Brook Festival, performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and directed by Sixten Ehrling; Violinists Mischa Mischakoff, Gordon Staples.  Format: 7” Reel.; 7 ½ ips.  3 copies 
Score cataloged as Book Room M 1012 .T75 D8

c. 12
King David (Arthur Honegger)
(5 December 1970)
Description: The Oakland University Chorus and soloists performing King David,  John Dovaras, conductor. Performed at Oakland University. Format: 7” Reel. (RCA; 3 ¾ ips. Length: 64:00)

 


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