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Guy Tyler Audio Recordings
2004.008  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tyler (Guy) Audio Recordings
    Dates: 1967-1977
    Accession number: 2004.008
    Creator: Tyler, Guy
    Collection Size: 1 linear feet
    Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92262
    Abstract: Surrogate audio recordings of Cahuilla songs and language. Originally recorded on reel-to-reel tapes by ethnographer Guy Tyler between the years 1967-77. Transferred to digital format by the Storyscape Project of the Cultural Conservancy.
    Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English Cahuilla

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Other rights, including copyright and cultural rights, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds these rights and pursue the rights owner(s) or his or her heir for permission to publish or reproduce where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold these rights. For research purposes only. All copies and reproductions by permission of rights holder[s].

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tyler (Guy) Audio Recordings, 2004.008, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

    Acquisition Information

    Donation.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Guy Tyler was an amateur ethnographer who conducted ethnographic audio recordings of Native Americans primarily in the American Southwest over a 40 year period. Tyler recorded interviews with Native Cahuilla speakers on reel-to-reel tapes between the years 1967-77. The original recordings were recorded on Scotch magnetic tape (1/4 - 282- 12), 1200 feet, 1.5 mil polyester, 7" reel and on 7" reel Scotch heavy duty recording tape (175- 1/4 -1200), silicone lubricated, 1.5 mil Tenzar backing, 1/4 in. x 1200 ft. Recorded at 3 3/4 inches per second with monophonic dual tracks and at 7 1/2 inches per second with four tracks. Tyler died in November 2000. Recordings were transferred to digital format by the Storyscape Project of the Cultural Conservancy.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Surrogate audio recordings of Cahuilla songs and language. Originally recorded on reel-to-reel tapes by ethnographer Guy Tyler between the years 1967-77. Recordings compiled into a series of 15 Compact Discs. Cahuilla language informants include Guadalupe and Rosenda Lugo, Kenneth Nombre, Magdalena Nombre, Alice Lopez, and Salvador Lopez. Transferred to digital format by the Storyscape Project of the Cultural Conservancy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
    Tyler, Guy
    Lugo, Guadalupe
    Lugo, Rosenda
    Lopez, Alice
    Lopez, Salvador
    Nombre, Kenneth
    Nombre, Magdalena
    Seiler, Hansjakob
    Lomas, Joe
    Siva Saubel, Katherine
    Banning
    Cahuilla
    Cahuilla language
    Serrano
    Serrano language
    Vocabulary