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
Seventeen volumes of scripts, some written by Roy LaPlante, and aired on KYW, Philadelphia. Show was a weekly fifteen minute program narrated by school children. Collection also includes sound recordings of the same program, mostly 1944-1945 and one from 1948, and recordings of The World of Yesterday, The Crow and the Daylight, The Mouse Merchant and The Legend of the Willow Plate.
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Education Department, University of Pennsylvania