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Doug Fabrizio interview with James D'Arc and Mark Cotta Vaz

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3666
Scope and Contents Interview on compact disc about the 1933 film King Kong and its director and co-producer Merian C. Cooper. Released during the Great Depression and in the year of Franklin D. Roosevelt's election, this film explored the theme of civilization vs. nature. D'Arc and Vaz accredit Cooper for much of the motion industries success and for building the bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries. They discuss parallels between Cooper and the film's star Carl Denham. They point out the influences in...
Dates: 2006 April 7

Xanthe K. Farnworth oral histories

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7723
Scope and Contents

Contains two cassette tapes that contain the oral history of Alice Armena Oliver Shumway and James Barton Ashcroft, who is Farnworth's grandfather. Recordings were made around 1980. Also includes audio transfers of recordings on CD.

Dates: approximately 1980

Dan Franklin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3120
Scope and Contents

Contains ten CDs of interviews with Dan Franklin, a photocopy of Max Steiner manuscript of a theme from "A Summer Place," titled "Molly and Johnny," a CD of Max Steiner recording session outtakes, and a CD of guitar recordings of Steiner scores.

Dates: approximately 1993

From Laos to Fresno

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7970
Scope and Contents

Contains recordings and transcripts of Laotian stories. Accounts were recorded by Heber and Genevieve Moulton in 1989 during their missionary service in Fresno, California. These were transcribed and digitized by Meservy in 2007.

Dates: 2007

The story of Rex Lee, the father of Rex E. Lee

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5536
Scope and Contents

CD and transcript of oral interview with Phil Brown by Benjamin M. Brown, in which Phil Brown tells the story of Rex E. Lee's father, Rex Lee.

Dates: 2009 November 29