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Guide to the Mick Moloney Irish-American Music and Popular Culture Commercial Recordings Collection AIA.031.001

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Brendan Dolan

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 07, 2022
Description is in English

 Updated by Aki Snyder to include unprocessed audiocassettes  , March 2022

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Moloney, Mick, 1944-
Title: Mick Moloney Irish-American Music and Popular Culture Commercial Recordings Collection
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1903-1999
Dates [bulk]: 1910-1995
Abstract: The Mick Moloney Irish-American Music and Popular Culture Collection documents nearly a century of Irish and Irish-American music in all its permutations from Tin Pan Alley through the folk revival and beyond. The collection is comprised of 78 RPM records, 33 1/3 RPM LPs, 45 RPM records, and audio cassettes collected by Mick Moloney over the course of four decades. While the majority of the discs are commercial recordings of Irish music released on American labels, the collection also contains releases on Irish, English and Scottish labels representing both Irish music and closely related musical traditions in those countries. A small number of non-commercial acetates and privately made recordings are also found in the collection.
Quantity: 46.38 Linear Feet in 1 record carton, 1 manuscript box, and 6 flat boxes
Quantity: 3545 sound discs
Quantity: 242 audiocassettes
Location: This collection is housed and can be requested at the Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media at NYU's Elmer Holmes Bobst Library.
Language: Materials are in English and Irish.
Call Phrase: AIA.031.001