Exploring Early American Popular Music Through the Allen G. Debus Collection
Assembled over a lifetime of passionate collecting, the Allen G. Debus Collection in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections is one of the most comprehensive collections of sound recordings devoted to the early American recording industry and popular entertainment in a public institution. Through words and sound, our assembled panel will explore the Debus collection, and what it adds to our understanding of American culture. Panelists are Professor Tim Cooley, UCSB Department of Music; Professor Emeritus Douglas Daniels, UCSB Department of Black Studies; and Sam Brylawski, Editor, Discography of American Historical Recordings.
Location: Special Research Collections