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R. B. Hall and the Community Bands of Maine/ Gordon W. Bowie

 Collection
Identifier: MF011

Scope and Contents

This collection includes interviews with nine individuals. Topics covered include local performances at dance halls, theaters, and radio stations, musicians, Musicians Union Local 768, and other matters relating to community bands.

Dates

  • 1968-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. Known restrictions on material na2580.

Historical

Interviews and photographs compiled by Gordon Bowie relating to band music in Maine, and leading to Bowie’s UM dissertation entitled R. B. Hall and the Community Bands of Maine (May,1993). Bowie published the book "R.B. Hall and his bands: a biography" in 2007.

Extent

8 items

Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.

Related Materials

SpC MS 37 Thomas C. Bardwell Collection

Materials Specific Details

Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.

Creator

Title
Guide to R. B. Hall and the Community Bands of Maine/ Gordon W. Bowie
Status
In Progress
Author
Amanda Marden
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207.581.1686