Archival collection Jay Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture

Summary
Collection Number:
ARC-0453
Dates:
1967
Size:
0.07 Linear feet (1 compact disc) 
Language(s):
English
Citation:

Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture, Library and Archives, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Abstract:
Retired professor of anthropology at Temple University whose work focuses on the intersection of images and culture. Lecture titled "'You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here': The Social Implications of Rock 'n' Roll," given at Mills College on March 18, 1967.
Finding Aid Permalink:
http://catalog.rockhall.com/catalog/ARC-0453
Scope and Contents note

The Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture comprises a single disc recording of "'You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here': The Social Implications of Rock 'n' Roll," a lecture given at the Rock 'n' Roll Conference at Mills College in Oakland, California, on March 18, 1967. Ruby's lecture is introduced by Dick Baker. Topics of discussion include musical communities of the era, particularly the rock and roll community's fascination with hallucinogenic drugs and religion. Also briefly discussed is the marketing methods of popular radio stations of the time.

Biographical Note

Jay W. Ruby is a retired professor of anthropology at Temple University in Pennsylvania. He received his education from the University of California at Los Angeles. The primary focus of his work has been the intersection of images and culture.

Sources

"Jay Ruby's Home Page." Temple University. Last modified 2011. Accessed June 7, 2013. http://astro.temple.edu/~ruby/ruby/.

Custodial History note

The Jay W. Ruby Rock 'n' Roll Conference Lecture was received by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., as a gift from Jay W. Ruby on April 27, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Ned Denby, Intern. Completed June 7, 2013. Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS and local processing manual.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. owns right, title, and interest in the works of authorship embodied in the materials in this collection. The transfer of Donor's literary and other property rights does not include works of other individuals and organizations contained in the gift. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library and Archives.

Subject Headings

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Names:
Library and Archives
Mills College
Rock 'n' Roll Conference (1967 : Oakland, Calif.)
Ruby, Jay
Subjects:
Counterculture--United States--20th century
Hallucinogenic drugs
Radio stations
Religion
Collection Inventory
Item Materials
Lecture recording (compact disc), 1967
Disk: 1 (Audio)