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Ralph Beaudry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0019
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the personal collection of Ralph Beaudry, former President of the Los Angeles Theatre Organ Society (LATOS). The materials present a glimpse into the vibrant theatre organ culture in the Los Angeles, California, area during the last half of the 20th century, including 40 years of newspaper clippings pertaining to historic theatres and organs, event invitations, promotional materials, organ specifications, film calendars, concert flyers, and correspondence....

Del Castillo Papers

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0002
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of scores collected by Mr. Castillo.  Also included in the collection are two scrapbooks: the first scrapbook is marked "Press Clippings" and is full of newspaper clippings pertaining to Castillo's career spanning 1908-1989; the second is marked "1914-1946" and is filled with personal clippings (clippings not directly pertaining to Castillo's career--misc. articles).  The scrapbook marked "Press Clippings" also includes a professional headshot inside the...

Irving R. Glazer Collection

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0023
Overview Papers, correspondences, advertisements, photographs, and other paper ephemera from Irving R. Glazer.

Buster Keaton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0018
Scope and Contents This collection contains 18 negatives of film scenes from two films involving Buster Keaton: The General (1926) and Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928). Each negative is 10" x 8" and many of them depict Keaton himself.

Gordon Kibbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of A. Gordon Kibbee from 1940-1998 and reflects his rich and varied involvement with the pipe organ.  The collection boasts many documents that shed light on his career as an organ designer as well as his years as a representative for the Wicks Organ Company.  Nine photo albums showcasing church and theatre visits nationwide during the 1960s-1970s illustrate his enthusiasm and knowledge of the pipe organ. As an founding member of the ATOS, there are...

Ann Leaf Papers

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Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0008
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and photographic materials dated from 1927-1986.  Most of the collection is dated between 1930-1935 and 1965-1975.  Ann Leaf's early career as a radio and television organist, as well as her subsequent silent film and concert performances are documented through performance programs, promotional materials, photographs, newspaper clippings, press releases and reviews, and correspondence.  The correspondence primarily includes letters from Leaf's fans and...

Billy Nalle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AOIAL-ATOC-RG0011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Billy Nalle from 1952-2005, and headshots of the organist during his career. The majority of the collection dates from 1960-1980. Included in the collection are his professional and personal correspondences, original arrangements of popular tunes, and organ specifications, reference layouts, and personal registrations of instruments on which he concertized. While this forms the majority of the collection, it also includes promotional materials for...

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