OU.HISTORY.VIDEO

Summary Information

Repository
Oakland University Archives and Special Collections
Title
Historical Recordings
ID
OU.HISTORY.VIDEO
Date [inclusive]
1965-1970
Extent
36.0 Linear feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

item title, tape number, Historical Recordings, Oakland University Archives.

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes recordings of early Oakland University events. The events maybe administrative, cultural or academic. Of particular note are groundbreaking ceremonies and the cornerstone ceremony for Wilson Hall (during which Matilda Wilson gave a 2-minute speech), as well as numerous commencements.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Oakland University Archives and Special Collections

Kresge Library
2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI, 48309

Access and Use Note

The Historical Records of Oakland University are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright held by Oakland University. The collection includes occasional recordings produced by outside organizations or individuals. Copyright to these items may be held by these original creators.

Processing

Inventoried by Linda Hildebrand.

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Collection Inventory

Administration/Major Campus Events/Board of Trustees Recordings 

Scope and Contents

This collection includes recordings of early Oakland University events. The events maybe administrative, cultural or academic. Of particular note are groundbreaking ceremonies and the cornerstone ceremony for Wilson Hall (during which Matilda Wilson gave a 2-minute speech), as well as numerous commencements.

Processing

Inventoried by Linda Hildebrand.

Preferred Citation

item title, tape number, Historical Recordings, Oakland University Archives.

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   Four reels, IBM tape cassettes, very old. Four reels, two unlabeled, given to OU Archives by George Preisinger (Asst. VP -Classroom Support and ITS).

a.2 

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

a.3 

Commencement --4th 21 April 1966   7 “ Reel; 7 ½ ips. (Irish)

General note

Speakers include Mr. Davies, Mr. Varner, Sergeant Shriver (Peace Corps War on Poverty/Race Issues), Mr. Hetenyi, President Hannah, Provost O’Dowd, Oakland Singers.

a.4 

Commencement (22 April 1967)   7“ Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Irish)

General note

Includes speech by Tom Hamilton (Understanding Asia).

a.5 

Commencement 1968   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (Audiotape)

a.6 

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

a.7 

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

a.8 

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

a.9 

Senior Day (Varner, Horvath, Matthews) October 1969   7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (RCA)

General note

Senior Day, including speeches from Durwood B. Varner, Ron Horvath, and George T. Matthews.

a.10 

Commencement April 1970   7 “ Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

a.11 

Commencement April 1970   7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (RCA) Two copies.

a.12 

Commencement 15 August 1970   7 “ Reel ; 3 ¾ ips (RCA)

a.13 

Commencement 5 June 1971   10” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (RCA) 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.

a.14 

Dedication of Varner Hall 9 July 1971   5” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (RCA)

General note

Audio from the dedication of Paula and Woody Varner Hall.

a.15 

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

a.16 

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

a.17 

Commencement 4 June 1972   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Scotch)

General note

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.

a.18 

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

a.19 

Commencement 2 June 1973   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (Magnetic Products)

General note

Woodcock address, Honorary degrees, Wilson Awards, Valedictory, Recessional.

a.20 

Convocation Music 9 September 1973   7: Reel; 7 ½ ips. (Scotch)

General note

Includes the Prelude, Processional, National Anthem and Recessional.

a.21 

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

a.22 

Commencement 2 June 1974   7” Reel cassette; (Scotch b)

General note

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.

a.23 

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

a.24 

Commencement – School of Education 5 June 1976   7”Reel. (Scotch)

a.25 

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

a.26 

Commencement 17 September 1977   Format: 7” Reel (Supertape)

General note

May be just the music, OU Saxophone Quartet, Processional, Interlude, Recessional.

a.27 

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

a.28 

Commencement (School of Education/Arts and Sciences) 3 June 1978   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips. (3M)

General note

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.

a.29 

Commencement (School of Nursing) June 1978   7” Reel. (Scotch)

a.30 

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

a.31 

Commencement (Engineering) 2 June 1979   7”Reel; 7 ½ ips (3M)

a.32 

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

a.33 

Oakland University Tribute to Jan and Don O’Dowd 12 November 1979   7” Reel; 1 7/8 ips. (3M)

General note

Event held in Varner Recital Hall.

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   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (3M)

a.37 

Commencement (Nursing) May 1980   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (3M)

a.38 

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

a.39 

Commencement music no date   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips (Reeves)

General note

Prelude, Processional, National Anthem, Recessional.

a.40 

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

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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   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   7 Reel. (Scotch brand)

General note

Taped for Voice of America.

b.3 

David DiChiera and Robert Facko; duo pianists. Oakland Center. 10 April 1963   7 Reel. (Burgess brand)

General note

Part of the Oakland University Community Arts series. Program in box.

b.4 

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

b.5 

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

b.6 

Dr. Gerald Milton Straka (Dept. of History) – Recording. 19 June 1963   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   7 Reel. (Scotch brand, 7, 2400 feet) 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.

b.8 

Art Symposium (Second Annual Symposium of the Arts, Oct. 3,4,5, 1963) 2? October 1963   7 Reel. (Scotch brand, 1200 feet)

General note

See Art Symposium folder in Varner papers for full program.

b.9 

Auden (Richard E. Quaintance & John G. Blair - Dept. of English) December 1963   7” (Scotch brand)

General note

Broadcast, Oakland University.

b.10 

Jackson – Potter radio show (Priscilla Jackson? David Potter) 6 February 1964   Reel. (Burgess brand, 7)

b.11 

When a hogman (?) looks at Economics ( Norman Roseman, John Maher, Robbin Hough) 5 February 1964   7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

General note

Radio script?

b.12 

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

b.13 

New Libraries for New Universities (Leonard H. Freisner) 11 May 1966   5” Reel.

General note

A speech given at the annual Dinner of the Friends of Kresge Library.

b.14 

Whitman’s Difficulties with Publishers (Charles Feinberg) 25 May 1967   7” Reel. (Scotch brand,7; 3 ¾ ip)

General note

Speech delivered to the Friends of Kresge Library, by Charles Feinberg.

b. 15 

Toward a Society of Ordered Liberty (Judge George Edwards) 26 October 1967   7 “ Reel. (Burgess brand)

General note

Part of the OU Speakers Series.

b. 16 

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

b. 17 

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

b. 18 

Outlook Education: Booker T. Bradshaw (singing and interview) 16 January 1968--recording date; 18 January 1968 air date   5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips. Length 14:53) 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.

b. 19 

Outlook Education: Booker T. Bradshaw Promo 16 January 1968--recording date; 18 January 1968 air date   5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips. Length 17 seconds)

General note

Bradshaw singing promotional pieces from And the People All Around. Other participants included David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications).

b. 20 

Outlook Education: Continuum Center for Women 23 January 1968- recording date; 25 January 1968--air date   5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips. Length: 12 seconds)

General note

An Oakland University promo: speaker David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications).

b. 21 

Outlook Education: Continuum Center for Women 1 January 1968 recording date; 1 February 1968 9:00 p.m. air date   5” Reel. (Brandfive; 7 ½ ips. Length: 14:31)

General note

An Oakland University promo; David H. Darsky (Dir. Of Publications) and Priscilla Jackson (Director of the Continuum Center).

b.22 

New Foreign Policy (Arthur Larson) 13 March 1968   5 “ Reel. (Scotch)

General note

Speech delivered by Mr. Larson at Oakland University.

b. 23 

Milton Henry - side 1 / My Last Chance (James Appleton, Assoc. Dean of Students) - side 2 4 April 1968, April 17, 1968   7” Reel. (Burgess brand)

General note

Appleton’s talk part of OU’s new “Last Lectures” series.

b.24 

College and the Black Student (Prof. Robert Green, MSU) 21 April 1968   Reel.

General note

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.)

b.25 

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

b.26 

David Riesman’s Lecture 12 September 1968   7” Reel (Burgess: 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Lecture delivered at Oakland University by the noted sociologist and scholar.

b.27 

Roger Hilsman Lecture 11 October 1968   7” Reel. (Burgess brand)

General note

The first portion of the lecture did not record, so the recording is incomplete. This lecture was a part of the University Speakers Series.

b.28 

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

b.29 

Panel Discussion: Thought Remodeling (Brainwashing) in Communist China 4 February 1969   Reel. (Burgess brand, 7)

General note

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.

b.30 

Drug Use & Abuse (Dr. Graham Blaine) - side 1 / Thought Remolding (Brainwashing) in Communist China: Panel Discussion - side 2 no date, 4 February 1969   7” Reel. (Burgess brand)

General note

"Drug Use & Abuse" is a lecture. "Thought Remolding" is a 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).

b.31 

Graham Blaine & Panel discussion no date, possibly 196-?   7” Reel. (Burgess brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Likely a copy of b. 30.

b.32 

Moral Dilemma of a Professor (Prof. Jesse Pitts) - side 1 / Anais Nin lecture - side 2 10 February 1969, 23 October 1968   7 “Reel. (Scotch brand)

General note

Dr. Pitt’s last lecture. First in new LAST LECTURE SERIES.

b.33 

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

b.34 

My Last Chance – So What? (Prof. Jim Appleton) 17 April 1969   Reel. (Burgess brand, 7) 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.

b.35 

Julian Bond Address 21 October 1969   7” Reel (RCA: 1 7/8 ips)

General note

Address at Oakland, by Julian Bond.

b.36 

Gloria Steinem and Florynce Kennedy Lecture 13 November 1970   7” Reel (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Lecture and Q&A with Steinem and Kennedy in the Oakland Center’s Gold Room.

b.37 

Environmental Hazards: Man-made and Man-remedied (Ralph Nader) 4 February 1971   7” Reel. (RCA; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Speech delivered by Ralph Nader at Oakland University, in the Intramural Building.

b.38 

Lowell Eklund Interview 7 April 1972   5” Reel; 7 ½ ips.

General note

Meadowbrook Hall, an interview with Dr. Lowell Howell.

b.39 

Mary Beth Norton Lecture: The American Revolution as a War of Revolution for the Liberation of Women. 22 January 1976   7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips; approx. 90 mins.)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Mary Beth Norton (Cornell University historian).

b.40 

Theodore J. Lowi Lecture: The Second Republic 12 February 1976   7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Theodore J. Lowi (Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University; Political Science).

b. 41 

William D. Morris: To Catch A Cloud: The Future of America’s Political Parties 18 March 1976   7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by William Morris OU ’70 (University of Minnesota: Political Science Dept.)

b. 42 

Louis T. Benezet: Higher Education: The Failure of Systems 6 April 1976   7” Reel. (Scotch brand, 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Louis Benezet (State University of New York at Stony Brook: Human Development and Educational Policy).

b. 43 

Richard Adams Lecture 22 October 1976   7” Reel

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Richard Adams, author of Watership down.

b.44 

Robert Solomon Lecture 1 December 1976   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Robert Solomon.

b. 45 

Nature – Nurture (Gerald McClearn) 3 February 1977   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Gerald McClearn.

b. 46 

Knowledge, Values and the Engineering Profession (Daniel Drucker) 29 March 1977   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture delivered in the Gold Room, Oakland Center, 3:00 pm. Also, information from OU News, March 22, 1977

b. 47 

Daniel Drucker Engineering Lecture (Knowledge, Values and the Engineering Profession) 30 March 1977   7 “ Reel. (Scotch brand 7)

General note

Delivered in 202 Dodge Hall by Daniel Drucker.

b. 48 

The Limits of Altruism (Garrett Hardin) 29 September 1977   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture.

b. 49 

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

b.50 

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

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Leo Marx.

b.52 

Human Factor in Human Development (Kusum Nair) 2 March 1978   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Kusum Nair (Univ. of Chicago).

b.53 

Machines in the Garden: Recreational Use of Public Lands (Joseph Sax) 29 March 1978   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Joseph Sax (Univ. of Michigan).

b. 54 

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

b.55 

Human Variation and Quality Education (Barbara A. Sizemore) 22 September 1978   7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Barbara Sizemore (Univ. of Pittsburgh).

b. 56 

Corinne Gibb 30 November 1978   7 ‘ Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club Lecture given by Corinne Gibb (Professor of History and Urban Studies, Wayne State University). Two reel set.

b. 57 

Corinne Gibb 1 December 1978   7’ Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

A President’s Club lecture given by Corinne Gibb (Professor of History and Urban Studies, Wayne State University) in Varner Recital Hall.

b. 58 

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

b. 59 

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

b. 60 

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

b.61 

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

b. 62 

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

b. 63 

John Kenneth Galbraith – (U.S. Foreign Policy and Vietnam) 16 February 1968   7” Reel. (Burgess brand) Labeled: “Original” 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.

b.64 

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

b. 65 

Norm Roseman no date   7” Reel. (Scotch brand)

General note

Note on box: 1st Weds. in Sept., Sept. radio; possibly part of the 63-64 radio broadcasts.

b.66 

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

b. 67 

Brian J.L. Berry Lecture no date - possibly 1976-77   7” Reel

General note

part of President’s Club Lecture Series?

b.68 

The Role of Higher Education in the Community (Durwood ‘Woody’ Varner) 16 February 1969   7” reel; 7 ½ ips

General note

Varner speech; WJR -Detroit radio Sunday Supplement

b.69 

William Stringfellow Lecture no date   7” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Possibly part of the President’s Club Lecture series.

b. 70 

Governor’s Conference on Volunteer Programs (Gov. George Romney) no date   5” Reel. (Scotch brand; 3 ¾ ips)

General note

Romney’s speech at the conference.

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   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University.

b. 72 

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

b. 73 

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

b. 74 

Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: The Fuller Court, by(Philip C. Neal (University of Chicago Law School) 24 February 1966   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips

General note

Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University.

b.75 

Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: Mr. Taft Rehabilitates the Court, by Alexander M. Bickel (Yale University Law School) 3 March 1966   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips

General note

Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University.

b. 76 

Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture: The Hughes Court, by Paul A. Freund ( Harvard Law School) 10 March 1966   7” Reel; 3 ¾ ips.

General note

Two reel set. Recorded by WDET FM 101.9, Wayne State University.

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Miscellaneous Recordings 

c. 1 

University in Crisis: a series to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of OU (James McKay, organizer)   7" reels

General note

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

c.2 

Oakland in Transition 1964-1965   7” Reel; 7 ½ ips A two reel set recorded by WPON.

c.3 

Meadowbrook Festival (promotional tape? for summer of 1964) 6 May 1964   7” reel. (3M)

General note

Meadow Brook Festival; Staples, Lively Arts, Joe Brown.

c.4 

Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra 14 August 1966   7” Reel; 7 ½ ips

General note

MBSM Youth Orchestra (conductor – Albert Tipton) performs Debussy, Beethoven, Saint-Saens, and Strauss.

c.5 

Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra. Till Eulenspiegel (Strauss) Summer 1966   7” Reel; 7 ½ ips

General note

Strauss piece performed by Meadow Brook School of Music Youth Orchestra.

c. 6 

Oakland University Spotlight 31 January 1964   7” Reel (Scotch)

General note

Radio Program: 27.5 minutes.

c.7 

Radio Program 1 November 196?   7” Reel (Scotch)

c.8 

Horizon Circled (Ernst Krenek) 12-13 August 1967   7” Reel

General note

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)

C. 9 

Hugo Wolf (Morike Lieder) Musical Performances 5 – 8 August 1969   Audio reel recorded at 7½, stereophonic. 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.

C.10 

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

C.11 

Duo Concertante for Orchestra and Two Violins: To a Great American (Lester Trimble) 9 August 1968   7” Reel.; 7 ½ ips. 3 copies Score cataloged as Book Room M 1012 .T75 D8

General note

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.

c. 12 

King David (Arthur Honegger) 5 December 1970   7” Reel. (RCA; 3 ¾ ips. Length: 64:00)

General note

The Oakland University Chorus and soloists performing King David, John Dovaras, conductor. Performed at Oakland University.

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