Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Centennial Commission (1947)

14154--Audio recordings
14155--Promised Valley production records

AGENCY: Centennial Commission (1947)

SERIES: 14154
TITLE: Audio recordings
DATES: 1946-1947
ARRANGEMENT: Reverse chronological
TOTAL VOLUME: 0.50 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: This series is made up of audio recordings of various centennial events. Events include the centennial preview at the 1946 Utah Education Association annual meeting, the centennial opening ceremony including and introduction by David O. McKay, and centennial observances. Other recordings are two "Beehive Busybody" traffic safety programs and a 50-second commercial announcement which aired on the "Gillette Cavalcade of Sports" radio program.

RETENTION

Retain 0 years

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Phonograph records: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Audiotapes: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Audio cassettes: Retain in State Records Center until cassette tapes are worn out and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on the historical value of these records in documenting the activities of the Utah Centennial Commission.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


AGENCY: Centennial Commission (1947)

SERIES: 14155
TITLE: Promised Valley production records
DATES: 1947
ARRANGEMENT: By instrument class in the order they appear in the conductor's score
TOTAL VOLUME: 5.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: The director's script (dialog and song lyrics) and master sheets of the musical score of "The Promised Valley," a musical drama which tells the story of the pioneer migration to Utah, make up this series. The fictional, two-act play was created in its entirety for the 1947 centennial celebration honoring Utah's pioneers. Broadway playwright Arnold Sundgaard (1909- ) of New York City wrote the story and song lyrics. Utahn Crawford Marion Gates (1921- ) composed the music over a six-month period. The condensed conductor's score was transcribed to full orchestration and master sheets reproduced by the ozalid process. Copyists made master sheets for each instrument (56 pieces) and vocal part.

RETENTION

Retain 0 years

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Historical

This disposition is based on Utah State General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 1, Item 4.

This disposition is based on the historical value of these records in documenting the activities of the Utah Centennial Commission.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public