By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Osborn Duke Collection, 1934-1983|
|Primary Creator:||Duke, Osborn (1924-1999)|
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The collection consists of eight boxes, containing materials from Duke's years at North Texas State Teacher's College, numerous photos from his overseas deployment in the Second World War and from his time as a working musician in the post-war years, and materials related to his career as a writer (including the novel Sideman), and his work with the General Dynamics Corporation, and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Highlights of the collection include the photo albums, and a film reel of the General Dynamics promotional film, Champion of Champions, which starred Jimmy Stewart. The collection also contains a copy of the script annotated and autographed by Stewart.
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2 boxes received January 13, 2017.
Various materials (less than one box) received August 9, 2019.
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Box and Folder Listing
Item 1: Side 1: "Dupe - Roll A2 - Bomers [sic] … Variation recording for film Oz [Osborn] produced "And What of Tomorrow." Side 2: "? 7/7/83 FM Old Radio"7-inch reel.
7-inch reel. Side 2 is apparently blank.
Title as transcribed from container. 12-inch reel in can, labeled "Champion of Champions : Color and sound : Rel. date 9-19-63 : Time 28 min. Pt. No. 46 : General Dynamics : Ft. Worth"