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Irene Beasley Papers

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/3295

Abstract

Title:
Irene Beasley Papers
Author/Creator:
Beasley, Irene
Collection number:
LAB 2005-106
Size:
4.25 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1930-1953
Inclusive dates:
1908-1978
Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Irene Beasley (1904-1980) was a composer, singer, and radio personality nicknamed "the long, tall gal from Dixie." Beasley is best known for Grand Slam, her long-running musical quiz show which was broadcast from 1943 to 1953. Grand Slam was conceived, written, designed, produced, and emceed by Beasley. The collection documents Irene Beasley's broadcasting and singing career.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation:

Irene Beasley Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.