The collection contains the records pertaining to the business and operational aspects of Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians as well as the business records of Fred Waring's America. Includes business correspondence, tours, financial records, legal papers, workshops, radio shows, television shows, photographs, and fan mail.
Notated music and Performed music
Pressed 78rpm disc, Lacquer disc, Metal disc, and Digital Audio Tape (DAT)
159 Cubic Feet (51 linear feet + 1100 Digital Audio Tapes)
The Eberly Family Special Collections Library, Penn State University Libraries
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Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.)