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A message for Bert Hemphill, not before 1977


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Title: A message for Bert Hemphill

Date: not before 1977

Physical Details: 1 sound cassette : analog ; 1 hr., 32 min., 34 sec.

Description: Speaker identifies himself only as "Jim."

He reads from a journal about his travels with Bert (Hemphill), collecting art, and talks about general events in his life.

Talking is interspersed with moments of music. The last four minutes of side 1 contain a portion of a radio drama. Side 2 is entirely comprised of recordings of music and radio programs.

Title from handwritten note on label on cassette, note continues: play on your tape or telephone playback.

Date based on speaker's mention of going to see the King Tut exhibit at the Field Museum (exhibit was in 1977).

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998, bulk 1876-1998

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: A message for Bert Hemphill, not before 1977. Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 15248