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Series 1. Biographical and Personal Materials, 1931-2008 (continued)
Tony Schwartz Collection documentation, 1966-1993 and undated (continued)
Audio and video catalogs and databases, 1944-2004 (continued)
Numerous formats, 1948-07-25-1997-10-27 (continued)
Includes descriptions of Schwartz sound recording series A-R, wire recordings, audio cassettes, films, "basement videos," paper documents, and awards received, as well as lists of clients relating to public health and safety issues, commercial products, and political campaigns.
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 B/Biography series sound recordings, 1962-12-17-1969-12
BOX 13-14 C/Commercial client series, binder 1, sound recordings, 1961-01-20-1996-10-09
BOX 13 (2 folders)
BOX 14 (1 folder)
BOX-FOLDER 14/2-5 C/Commercial client series, binder 2, sound recordings, 1957-1993-03
BOX-FOLDER 15/1-4 C/Commercial client series, binder 3, sound recordings, 1960-1992-08-10
BOX-FOLDER 15/5-6 C/Commercial client series, binder 4, sound recordings, 1959-07-29-1998-06-09
BOX-FOLDER 16/1-3 S/Sounds series, binder 1, sound recordings, 1956-1989-10-19
BOX-FOLDER 16/4-6 S/Sounds series, binder 2, sound recordings, 1944-1990-07-23
BOX-FOLDER 17/1 M/Music series sound recordings, 1951-01-04-1963-11
BOX-FOLDER 17/2 MM/Marshall McLuhan series sound recordings, 1966-04-28-1997-03-17
BOX-FOLDER 17/3 RP/Radio program series sound recordings, 1960-02-25-1976-07-27
BOX-FOLDER 17/4-6 V/Voice series sound recordings, 1951-11-14-1990-01-23
BOX-FOLDER 17/7 T 3-inch tape reel series, 1950-1951-04-10
BOX-FOLDER 18/1-3 TV, 1-inch and 2-inch tape reels, 1970-10-20-1994-09-21
BOX 18-19 VHS videocassettes, 1965-08-13-2001-01-24
BOX 18 (2 folders)
BOX 19 (1 folder)
BOX-FOLDER 19/2 Beta and U-Matic videocassettes, 1973-02-26-1997-09-29
BOX-FOLDER 19/3 Sound recording databases, 2004-06-29
A CD-R and a zip disc containing databases that document Tony Schwartz's recordings.
BOX-FOLDER 19/4-5 Catalog of WNYC radio programs, binder 1, sound recordings, 1963-02-09-1970-12-15
BOX-FOLDER 19/6-7 Catalog of WNYC radio programs, binder 2, sound recordings, 1962-04-03-1976-03-30
BOX-FOLDER 20/1 Catalog of WNYC radio programs, binder 3, sound recordings, 1961-05-03-1976-06-08
BOX-FOLDER 20/2 List of WNYC radio program sound recordings, 1961-05-03-1976-06-08
Compiled list of WNYC programs by Schwartz; includes his RP series numbers. Overlaps with descriptions from the original binders.
See also WNYC business correspondence ; radio scripts, correspondence, and research material in Schwartz's public service clients material ; program guide, transcripts, and other publications-related material ; and the WNYC subject file .
BOX-FOLDER 20/3-6 Preservation and historical assessment of the Tony Schwartz collection, 2004-02-08
Report prepared by audio archivist Leslie C. Waffen for Tony and Reenah Schwartz.
BOX-FOLDER 20/7 Collection appraisal by Steve Johnson, 2004-11-15
Financial appraisal prepared by Dr. Steven Johnson, including correspondence with Ann Weiss and a letter between Reenah Schwartz and "Mr. Stanhope."
Tony Schwartz material held in other archives, 1961-1997
BOX-FOLDER 21/1 Julian Kanter, Political Commercial Archives, 1980-07-12-1988-07-29
Correspondence and articles related to the archive and its director, Julian Kanter.
BOX-FOLDER 21/2 Correspondence, inventory of material at Unitel Video, 1989-04-11-1989-01-28
See also Martin Himmel Health Foundation material.
BOX-FOLDER 21/3 Museum Tinguely, 1961-01-01-1997-06-03
Articles and correspondence on Jean Tinguely and the museum holding his works, as well as on the acquisition of Schwartz material.
Miscellaneous personal material, 1975-1997
This subseries consists of material for which the context in Schwartz's collection could not be clearly determined. Photographs and other visual materials are also described in this subseries when they were of a generally personal nature but lacked sufficient context to describe elsewhere with confidence. Several of Schwartz's calendars are included as they document both personal and professional events and information that cannot be readily disentangled.
BOX-FOLDER 21/4 Articles and letters concerning the Ann Weiss photograph exhibition, "Eyes from the Ashes," 1989-04-30-1995-07-27
Programs; Ann Weiss notes; articles from the Durham Morning Herald, the Raleigh News & Observer, and Philadelphia magazine; and letters from Weiss to Rabbi Jack Bemporad, from David Friend to Ann Weiss, and from Josephine Stamm (a general endorsement of the exhibition).
See also Holocaust subject file and the Ann Weiss subject file .
BOX 201 Color photographs from the Ann Weiss exhibition, "Eyes from the Ashes," between 1989 and 1995
Six 4x6 inch color photographs, some of which show Ann Weiss, taken at an installment of the exhibition.
BOX-FOLDER 204/4 Color negatives of people in Tony Schwartz's home recording studio, and car and property damage, [circa 1980s?]
Eight 35 mm color negative strips showing two people [working?] in Schwartz's home recording studio, and damage to a car and property.
BOX-FOLDER 204/5 Negative images of a [New York City?] street taken through a fisheye lens, 1978
One 35 mm black and white negative strip containing fisheye views of a city street (buildings and cars).
BOX-FOLDER 21/5-8 Documentation of surveillance on 56th Street, 1980-07-15-1980-07-19
Surveillance instructions, written notes and observation logs, and photocopies of photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 21/9 Contact sheets of surveillance on 56th Street, 1980-07
ID: RS 12620 PC1-PC10
Ten black and white contact sheets.
Contact sheets correspond to negatives in box 204/6-59 (item ID RS 12620 PN1-PN59).
BOX-FOLDER 204/6-59 Negatives of surveillance on 56th Street, 1980-07
ID: RS 12620 PN1-PN59
Fifty-four 35 mm black and white negative strips.
Negatives correspond to the contact sheets in box 21/9 (item ID RS 12620 PC1-PC10).
BOX-FOLDER 21/10 Miscellaneous publicity-related material and photograph list, undated
Also includes a "Tony Schwartz" nameplate or sign.
BOX-FOLDER 21/11 Labeled, hand-drawn maps of New York City streets, undated
Drawn in pen and crayon.
BOX-FOLDER 21/12 Maps of the New York City and vicinity, 1975-1983
Three maps: New York City and vicinity, greater New York, and Riverside Park (with guide).
FOLDER map folder 1 Hagstrom map of the United States, undated
ID: RS 12620 G3
Map case: RPM 00013 (map folder 1)
The map includes, by state, markers indicating the political campaigns in which Tony Schwartz was involved.
BOX-FOLDER 21/13 Miscellaneous black and white photographs of Tony Schwartz, various family members, and unidentified persons, undated
Fourteen black and white photographs, 8x10 inches and smaller, including promotional portraits of Tony Schwartz, posed photos and snapshots of Schwartz with family members and with unidentified people, a photo and photocopy of Schwartz recording the sound of an excavating machine or crane (Joseph Foldes, photographer), and photographs and a contact sheet of unidentified subjects and places.
Photographers of the various promotional photographs include Michael Germana and "Constantine."
BOX 205 Framed photograph of Anton Schwartz on a picture phone, circa mid or late 1980s
The image of Anton Schwartz appears on the screen of a Mitsubishi [VisiTel LU-500?] picture phone from the mid 1980s.
BOX-FOLDER 219/4 "Tony Schwartz at Work," original print by Don [F.?], [circa 1980s?]
Black and white original print, 15x11 inches, of Tony Schwartz editing a reel of tape in his home studio, with snarls of tape at his feet and a dog on the floor behind him.
Artist's initials "D.F." signed on lower right corner of print.
Handwritten in blue pencil along bottom edge: "Tony Schwartz at Work." Inscription: "With high regards. Fondly, Don."
BOX-FOLDER 219/5 Photograph of Tony Schwartz at work at a tape recorder, 1983-10
Black and white photographic print, 13 1/2x9 1/2 inches, of Tony Schwartz editing a reel of tape.
Photographer unidentified.
From the markings on the reverse of the photograph, it appears that the image was intended for publication.
BOX-FOLDER 219/6 Photograph of Tony Schwartz in his home studio, circa 1998
Three copies of a color portrait photograph by Jeanne Strongin. The picture, 11x8 1/2 inches, appears to have been printed on a laser printer.
BOX-FOLDER 219/7 Signed photograph to Tony and Reenah Schwartz, 1997-01-27
Photograph of a woman and two men holding a commemorative plate for the "John Edgar Hoover Memorial Award, Distinguished Public Service."
Handwritten on the photograph: "Tony & Reenah, with love from [Carl?] & Larry."
BOX-FOLDER 219/8 Photograph of Tony Schwartz and Kathleen Jamieson, circa late 1990s
Color photograph, 8 1/2x11 inches, that appears to have been printed on a laser printer.
Photographer unidentified.
BOX-FOLDER 219/9 Unidentified photograph by David Gahr, undated
Black and white 9x13 inch photographic print showing a group of people looking at an ornately framed portrait.
BOX-FOLDER 219/10 Photograph of a parade of circus elephants, undated
Color 8 1/2x11 inch photograph that appears to have been printed on a laser printer.
BOX-FOLDER 229/1 Unidentified poster of Tony Schwartz, undated
Unidentified black-and-white poster, 20x15 1/2 inches, of Tony Schwartz's face, which consists of multiple hand-drawn images of Schwartz and others listening to and recording sound.
BOX-FOLDER 22/1-6 Calendars, 1985-12-01-1987-12-31
Three yearly calendars housed in six folders. Calendars include personal and business appointments, phone numbers, business cards, notes, and reminders for the years 1985 through 1987.
Series 2. Business and Professional Materials, 1940-2005
54 linear feet
RPA 00878-01007 (boxes 23-152); RPB 00117 (oversize box 218), RPB 00119-00121 (oversize boxes 220-222); RPC 00085 (oversize box 225); RPD 00038-00040 (oversize boxes 228-230); RPU 00002 (box 201), RPU 00021-00023 (boxes 202-204), RPU 00024 (box OSU 1), RPU 00025-00031 (boxes 205-211)
The Business and Professional Materials series contains files that relate to Schwartz's core business ventures. This includes general administrative documents such as appointment books, business cards, financial papers, and correspondence. These are followed by Schwartz's client files, consisting of correspondence, research materials, scripts, and other advertising ephemera; these clients include individuals and organizations of both political and commercial concerns, as well as numerous public awareness campaigns for causes that Schwartz took personal interest in. Following the client files is material related to Schwartz's business ventures beyond his core work as a media consultant; this includes his art and design work, radio programming, and his educational and lecture work.
General business, 1950-2005
RPA 00878-00901
Includes documentation of Schwartz's daily business activities, such as appointment books, business cards, guest books, invoices, and client lists. Also includes contracts, release forms, faxes, and other business documents from Schwartz's production company, New Sounds, Inc.
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Address book, undated
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Address books, 1951-1952
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Agreement for proposed Schwartz memoir, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Agreements, 1962-1998
Includes an agreement with Publishing Industry Development Corp. (PIDC).
BOX-FOLDER 23/5-7 Appointment books, 1956-1968
BOX-FOLDER 23/8 Awards, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 Bell South Annual Report Project, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Burlington Audio/Video Tapes, Inc., undated
Business appointments, 1967-2002
BOX-FOLDER 24/1-4 1967-1969
BOX-FOLDER 25/1-3 1969-1970
BOX 25-26 1971
BOX 25 (2 folders)
BOX 26 (2 folders)
BOX-FOLDER 26/3-6 1972-1973
BOX-FOLDER 27/1-6 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 28/1-6 1976-1978
BOX-FOLDER 29/1-5 1978-1980
BOX-FOLDER 30/1-6 1981-1984
BOX-FOLDER 31/1-6 1986-1989
BOX-FOLDER 32/1-6 1989-1992
BOX-FOLDER 33/1-6 1992-1994
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