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Tevis Audiocassette Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0019

Scope and Contents

The collection includes thirty-two audiocassettes of lectures given by Bob and Pat Coblentz to docents in 1977 to 1978, and guest lecture series from 1976 to 1980.

Dates

  • 1976 - 1980

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is closed for research due to the condition of the audiocassettes. Upon digitization of the tapes, all restrictions will be lifted.

Conditions Governing Use

The Tevis Audiocassette Collection is owned by the American Folk Art Museum. The collection is subject to all copyright laws, and is dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship.

Biographical Note

Eleanora Tevis became involved with the Museum of American Folk Art in 1975, when Bruce Johnson was the director. Tevis worked with Johnson on his exhibition American Cat-alogue: The Cat in American Folk Art. After Johnson’s death, Tevis continued to volunteer with the museum, becoming active in the newly established docent program.

Tevis recorded many of the lectures on various folk art topics given to the docents by Bob and Pat Coblentz from 1977-1978. Tevis also recorded many of the guest lecture series from 1977 to early 1980, including lectures given by Robert Bishop.

Extent

32 audiocassette(s) (audiocassette carton)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Tevis Audiocassette Collection includes thirty-two audiocassettes of lectures given by Bob and Pat Coblentz to docents in 1977 and 1978, and guest lecture series from 1976 to 1980. The lectures were recorded by American Folk Art Museum docent Eleanora Tevis.

Arrangement

Audiocassettes were numbered in approximate chronological order by Tevis at the time of donation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eleanora Tevis, 1995
Title
A Guide to the Tevis Audiocassette Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Mimi Lester
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the American Folk Art Museum Archives Repository

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