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Jacques Barzun papers, 1900-1999

Series XXVI: Tape Recordings, 1940-1973

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Box 196 1. Two Utopias 2. Descartes, Discourse on Method, 1940-1942, 1 Reels; 4" open reel audiotape; Speed: 7.5


Two Utopias, 1942 August 30

Track 1: Su 8.30.42. Mark Van Doren, Tam Lawson, Jacques Barzun


Descartes, Discourse on Method, 1942 April 26

Track 2, Item 1: Su 4.26.42 Bertrand Russell, Jacques Barzun, Mark Van Doren


Bulletin, 1941 December 7

Track 2, Item 2: Su 12.7.41 Bulletin


Opening by composer Rhodes Dunlap, 1940 December 28

Track 2, Item 3: Sa 12-28-40 Pi. Opening by composer Rhodes Dunlap


Box 196 JB on Berlioz Music Till Dawn, 1969 March 8, 1 Reels; 5" open reel audiotape

WCBS


Box 196 For Art's Sake, 1969 March 7, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape; Speed: 7.5; Timing: 22:00; Open Cue: "On March 8, 1969..."; Close Cue "…Thank you". Reel was not tightly wound on reel; parts of tape no longer flat.

Interview with Jacques Barzun onBerlioz. Riverside Radio VRVR 106.7 FM. Broadcast Friday March 7, 1969 10pm, rebroadcast Saturday March 8, 1969 7AM.


Box 196 JB The Cubist Decade, 1964 November 1, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape

"The Cubist Decade: Then and Now"


Box 196 Barzun Speech, 1965 July 17, 2 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape

2) Begin "A code is an arrangement…" Close: "Thank you very much for coming" Applause - room noise


Box 196 Barzun Lecture, 1973 January 29, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape; 3 3/4 ips, 1/2 track mono (left channel)


Box 196 An Evening at the Century / 5/1/58 Meeting, 1958 May 1, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape; 3 3/4 ips


Box 196 Insight: The American University, undated, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape

Jacques Barzun, James Hester. George Eisenberger - moderator. Broadcast on WKCR-fm.


Box 196 The Care and Feeding of the Mind, undated, 2 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape; 7 1/2 M


Box 196 The Campus Library Religion Series - God: Basic Conceptions, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape

By Dr. Geddes MacGregor, Bryn Mawr College. Commerical Recording.



Box 197 Discussion / Interview on College Administration between Jacques Barzun and Dennis Binning of College and University Business Magazine, 1969 April 9, 1 audiocassettes

Not published


Box 197 Jacques Barzun: Present Day Thoughts on the Quality of Life, undated, 1 audiocassettes

McGraw-Hill Sound Seminars


Box 197 Jacques Barzun: Present Day Thoughts on the Quality of Life, undated, 1 Reels; 5" open reel audiotape

McGraw-Hill Sound Seminars


Box 197 History for Pleasure: A Self Justifying Sport, undated, 2 audiocassettes

Lecture and discussion


Box 197 Preliminary Dialogue: McLuhan - Parker, undated, 1 Reels; 4" open reel audiotape; 3.75 ips, full track


Box 197 Mr. Jacques Barzun, 1968 October 24, 1 Reels; 5" open reel audiotape; 1 7/8 ips; 900 feet speed

10/24/68 11:10am


Box 197 National Library Week Luncheon, 1969 April 21, 1 Reels; 5" open reel audiotape; 3 3/4 ips, play left to right; Time: 48 minutes. Reel was not tightly wound; part of tape no longer flat.

Place: Higbee Auditorum; Time: Noon; Speaker: Jacques Barzun; Presiding: Mrs. Harley C. Lee. Program is in the box with the reel.


Box 197 Barzun - Metropolitan Opera Broadcast, 1959 February 21, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape; 7 1/2 M

MC: Clifton Fadiman


Box 197 JB 20th-Century American, undated, 1 Reels; 7" open reel audiotape

Radio Forum


Box 197 Mary Wigman. Tanzerlebnis - Tanzgestaltung, 1962, 1 phonograph records