Archival Research Collections at the University of Oklahoma

Ashby, David Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
AOIAL ATOC RG0015

Dates

  • circa 1970 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.50 cubic feet (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Administrative History:

    David Ashby was the Tonal Director for Wurlitzer and a theatre organist active during the 1970's.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection includes 35mm slides of the WurliTzer factory from the personal collection of David Ashby, who was an employee at the WurliTzer factory. There are also photographs of various organ consoles, exterior and interior shots of theatres and organ factories across the United States, and of actress Gloria Swanson posing amidst the rubble of the demolished Fox Theatre in New York City.

Components