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Guy Tyler Audio Recordings
2004.008  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
1 linear feet
Restrictions
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].
Availability
Collection is open for research.