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Frank F. Davis Collection, 1900-1930 | Music Library

By Adam La Spata

Collection Overview

Title: Frank F. Davis Collection, 1900-1930Add to your cart.
ID: 06/093
Primary Creator: Davis, Frank F.
Extent: 8.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 10/00/2013
Subjects: Cylinder recordings
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of eight boxes of cylinder audio recordings.

Biographical Note

Frank F. Davis was a Houston resident,  an avid collector of early recording formats and players, and a donor to the Heritage Society of Houston.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Technical Access Note: Requires special playback equipment.
Acquisition Source: The Heritage Society of Sam Houston Park
Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 9664: Tenor. Meet Me Sweet Kathleen in Honeysuckle Time.Add to your cart.
Item 7200: The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane. Vocal and Banjo.Add to your cart.
Item 9000: Baritone. The Preacher and the Bear.Add to your cart.
Item 32414: Clancy's Prize Waltz Contest. Spencer.Add to your cart.
Item 9235: Tenor. Once Upon a Time.Add to your cart.
Item 8626: Tenor. For Sale - A Baby.Add to your cart.
Item 8936: Song. Mexico.Add to your cart.
Item 9771: Tenor. When the Springtime Brings the Roses, Jessie Dear.Add to your cart.
Item 565: Orchestra. La Paloma.Add to your cart.
Item 3900: Talking. Uncle Josh and the Bungo Steerers.Add to your cart.
Item 9175: Tenor. If a Girl Like You Loved a Boy Like Me.Add to your cart.
Item 1503: Tenor. Annie Laurie.Add to your cart.
Item 9069: Where the Sweet Magnolias Bloom. Male Quartette.Add to your cart.
Item 2223: Quar. My Old Kentucky Home.Add to your cart.
Item 8293: Song. Turkey in the Straw.Add to your cart.
Item 8706: Band. Medley of Southern Patriotic Airs.Add to your cart.
Item 8256: Duet. O That We Two Were Maying.Add to your cart.
Item 7860: Orchestra. The Birds and the Brook.Add to your cart.
Item 8517: Tenor. Down on the Farm.Add to your cart.
Item 8369: N/A - no discernible information found on cylinder.Add to your cart.
Item 8847: Song. I May Be Crazy But I Ain't No Fool.Add to your cart.
Item 2237: Carry Me Back to Old Virginny. Edison Male Quartette.Add to your cart.
Item 8020: Song. Where the Silvery Colorado Wends Its Way.Add to your cart.
Item 7382: Duet. While the Leaves Came Drifting Down.Add to your cart.
Item 8810: Duet. Down Where the Sweet Potatoes Grow.Add to your cart.
Item 9349: Irish Sketch. The Two Jolly Irishmen.Add to your cart.
Item 8530: Song. When the Fields Are All White with Cotton.Add to your cart.
Item 8683: Song. The Man in the Overalls.Add to your cart.
Item 9903: Duet. The A.B.C.'s of the U.S.A.Add to your cart.
Item 8525: Song. Any Rags.Add to your cart.
Item 9248: Duet. I Would Like to Marry You.Add to your cart.
Item #: a completely blank cylinderAdd to your cart.
Item ?.10: Vocal QuartetteAdd to your cart.
Item number is very difficult to discern leading to many possible analogs in the UCSB archive.
Item 9053: Talking. Jim Bludsoe.Add to your cart.
Item 8238: Down Where the Wurtzburger Flows. Collins & Harlan.Add to your cart.
Item 9720: Western Scene. Broncho Bob and His Little Cheyenne.Add to your cart.
Item ?.11: Uncle Josh in a Police Court.Add to your cart.
No discernible information on cylinder. Also, not digitized in UCSB archive. Only information available is from a paper insert in the case.
Item 10090: Oh, You Kid! Jones & Murray.Add to your cart.
Item 9222: Song. Just a Little Rocking Chair and You.Add to your cart.
Item 31626: Spring and Love Waltz. Von Blon.Add to your cart.

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