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Public Education Program sound recordings, (bulk 1985-1988).

Title
Public Education Program sound recordings, 1983-2004 (bulk 1985-1988).
Author
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Public Education Program.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

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Description
395 sound recordings (341 audiocassettes and 54 digital files).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
  • Duplication of materials is strictly prohibited.
Biography (note)
  • The New York Public Library's Public Education Program (PEP) was established in 1983 as a forum for public lectures, panel discussions, interviews, and performances.
Call Number
MssArc 5078
Author
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Public Education Program.
Title
Public Education Program sound recordings, 1983-2004 (bulk 1985-1988).
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Duplication of materials is strictly prohibited.
Summary
Sound recordings in this collection consist of audiocassettes and digital sound files of Public Education Programs that took place at The New York Public Library between 1983 and 2004, most between 1985 and 1988. Included are lectures, panel discussions, and presentations made in conjunction with Library exhibitions. The recordings showcase the diverse topics covered by Library programs, including modern literature, cinema, the history of New York City, current events, and community issues. Annual programs include those sponsored by the Library's Jewish Division, the Pforzheimer Lectures on the history of printing and the book arts, and the Book of the Month Club's "Art and Craft" of writing series. Well-known speakers in these recordings include Toni Morrison, Robert Caro, Alfred Kazin, Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass, Nat Hentoff, Gore Vidal, Joyce Carol Oates, and Joan Didion, among others.
Biography
The New York Public Library's Public Education Program (PEP) was established in 1983 as a forum for public lectures, panel discussions, interviews, and performances.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository and on internet: http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/faids/pep.pdf
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Research Call Number
MssArc 5078
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