Moon Maids Instantaneous Recordings Collection, 1944-1949Add to your cart.

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Moon Maids Instantaneous Recordings Collection, 1944-1949Add to your cart.
ID: 06/ 127
Primary Creator: Moon Maids (Musical group)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Each sleeve is numbered, and the items are arranged in numerical order. The numbering indicates that Item 10 is missing. Variant spellings (for example, Moonmaids) follow their use on labeling within the collection.
Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of one box of instantaneous sound discs of radio programs and live performances featuring the Moonmaids and the Swingtet (sometimes "Swingtette"), which was the forerunner to the Moonmaids at the University of North Texas. A few related performers (Page Cavanaugh Trio) are also present.

Biographical Note

The Moon Maids achieved fame with Vaughn Monroe and his band in the late 1940s. Before that, they were known as the Swingtet at the North Texas State Teachers College (now the University of North Texas), performing in and around Denton, and on radio in Dallas.

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Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Technical Access Note:

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