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Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M.

Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M.

Gaspard, Leon

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel

Description: Title from handwritten note on accompanying sheet of paper.

Penned on box containing reel: November 26, 1962; at Gaspards; guests, Laurie & Hugh Mackay & Seth (their son) and Arthur Gould; 3 3/4.

Separate note in a different hand: Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) hosts.

Everyone discusses music, and the Gaspards talk about their travels. Leon Gaspard gives a detailed description of his rescue in France and his medical treatment after his plane crashed during World War I.

Collection includes typewritten transcript (part transcript, part summary) of the conversation recorded here, made by Sylvia Loomis with assistance from Dora Kaminsky Gaspard Blackman in 1971. Transcript indicates that the recording was made by Arthur Gould.

Creator: Gaspard, Leon

Forms part of: Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964

Digital ID: 15076