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A Guide to the Walter Lanier "Red" Barber Papers

Finding aid created by Joyce Dewsbury and Virginia Williams

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections

February 2008 (Updated July 2019)



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barber, Red, 1908-1992.
Title: Walter Lanier "Red" Barber Papers
Dates: 1925-1992
Abstract: Scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs documenting the life of Red Barber and the history of sports and broadcasting.
Extent: 19.5 Linear feet. 46 boxes.
Identification: MS Group 071b
Language(s): English
Online ContentItems from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Lanier "Red" Barber is a legend in the field of sports broadcasting. He began his career sixty-one years ago while studying English education at the University of Florida. In his junior year, while filling in for a reporter on the University's radio station WRUF, Barber realized that broadcasting was the profession he would pursue. He left school in 1930 to accept a full-time job announcing for WRUF where he worked for four years. In 1934, when the Cincinnati Reds decided to air their games on radio, Red Barber accepted his first major league broadcasting job doing play-by-play announcing. It was in Cincinnati that Red Barber announced the first night baseball game. Five years later, in 1939, he accepted an announcing job with the Brooklyn Dodgers where he worked for fifteen years. In 1954 Barber left the Dodgers to work for the New York Yankees. He broadcasted the Yankees' baseball games until 1966.

During his sportscasting career, Barber covered thirteen World Series, four all-star games, five Army-Navy games, one Sugar Bowl, two Rose Bowls, eight Orange Bowls, and four National Football League championship games. When he was appointed Director of Sports at CBS Radio in 1946, he created their unique "Football Roundup" coverage. From 1951 to 1955, Barber also served as Counselor on Sports for CBS.

In 1978 Barber won the first Ford C. Frick Award for Broadcasting Excellence and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. In 1979 he was given a Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Florida and a Gold Award by the Florida Association of Broadcasters. In the same year he was also inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame. Barber retired from sportscasting in 1972, but returned to radio as a sports commentator in 1980. He also was a frequent contributor to National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." Red Barber lived in Tallahassee, Florida, from 1974 until his death in 1992.


Scope and Content

The Walter Lanier "Red" Barber Papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and visual materials (both audio and video tapes) from the 1920s through 1990. The thirty-one scrapbooks include magazine and newspaper clippings concerning articles about Red Barber, articles in which his name is mentioned, his column entitled "Redhead's Mailbag," programs, announcements, notices, and certificates such as one entitled "Citation for Bravery" for a "Rattlesnake Roundup". They document the period from 1925-1961. There are also many loose clippings now contained in archival folders which cover the period from 1961-1990.

One of these scrapbooks, Volume 31, should be mentioned because of its content. This scrapbook contains the record of the Red Cross Campaign in March, 1944 and was presented to "Red" Barber, the campaign chairman, as a memento of a job well done. The publisher of the Brooklyn Eagle, Frank D. Schroth, has his name inscribed under the acknowledgement.

On December 19, 1943 Red Barber was asked and accepted the chairmanship of the Red Cross War Fund drive in Brooklyn. The quota set for the borough was $3,331,000 nearly twice that of 1943.

Prior to and throughout the fund drive various articles and photographs appeared in the Brooklyn Eagle detailing the progress of the fund drive, the aides involved, calls for volunteers, and various human interest stories. On March 1, 1944, for instance, a long article and several photos appeared in the paper to herald the start of the campaign. Occasionally photos were included in the newspaper showing scenes of men wounded in action with articles concerning the need for Red Cross care back of the lines. One of the articles is captioned "Children's Pennies Spur Oldsters in Red Cross Fund Campaign". The photo accompanying the article pictures Red Barber with three children who are members of the Junior Commandos of the Sea Gate. One of them presents Red Barber with a check for $10 for the War Fund appeal - the entire treasury of the group apparently.

The correspondence covers the years 1966-1990 and contains letters to Red Barber from friends, colleagues, and ardent fans who listened to his broadcasts. The manuscript files include early drafts, revisions, and manuscripts of his books The Broadcasters, Show Me The Way To Go Home, and Walk in the Spirit as well as copies of the University of Southern Mississippi Oral History Program's interview with Mr. Barber dated 1974.

The memorabilia files contain playbills, press pass cards, programs, public relations' commentaries about Red Barber, the August 29, 1970 University of Florida Commencement Convocation program at which an honorary degree "Doctor of Letters" was conferred on Walter L. Barber, and the actual degree. The photographs cover a range of subjects such as family, broadcasting, and awards. There are photographs of WRUF chronicling the start of Barber's career in radio broadcasting at the University of Florida. Photographs also document special events such as Barber's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame and a meeting of well-known sports broadcasters with President Reagan at the White House.

The audio tapes consist of fifty-five reel-to-reel tapes and ninety-three cassette tapes. The subjects are many and varied and include baseball games, commentaries, European travel, interviews, history of baseball and baseball personalities, speeches, tributes, and World Series games. On most of these tapes, the distinctive and memorable voice of Red Barber can be heard. The notation "cannot be verified" indicates that the tape could not be played at the designated speed on the equipment available and therefore the written notes on the tape covers could not be verified.

The collection includes 13 open reel tapes of discussions between Robert Creamer and Red Barber used as source material for Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat. The sessions were recorded in 1965 and 1966.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of selected items in the Walter Lanier "Red" Barber Papers are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Two audio cassette tapes of Russell Bennett's Symphony in D Minor (to the Dodgers) were digitally reproduced in October 2013 and are available on CD.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Walter Lanier "Red" Barber Collection, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Red Barber, January 1990.

Processing Notes

The film in box 43 has been digitized and the original film was not retained. Digital copies can be accessed via UFDC.


Contents List

Clippings.



Box
1-3 Volumes 1-10. 1925-1939
1-3 Volumes 11-16. 1940-1947
1-3 Volumes 17-31 - Unboxed. 1942-1961
1-3 Loose. 1961-1990



Correspondence.



Box
4 Correspondence 1965-1971.
5 Correspondence 1972-1973.
6 Correspondence 1974-1979.
7 Correspondence 1979-1983.
8 Correspondence 1983-1984.
9 Correspondence 1984-1988.
10 Correspondence 1989.
11 Correspondence 1989-1990.



Manuscripts.



Box
12 Manuscripts.
13 Manuscripts.
14 Manuscripts.
15 Manuscripts.



Memorabilia.



Box
16 Memorabilia.
17 Memorabilia.
18 Memorabilia.
19 Memorabilia.
20 Memorabilia.



Photographs.



Box
21a-c Awards.
21a-c Awards - Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, NY (1978).
21a-c Awards - Florida Sports Hall of Fame - Cypress Gardens (1979).
21a-c Awards - George Polk Award (1984).
21a-c Awards - Unidentified.
21a-c Baseball Related.
21a-c Broadcasting - Baseball - Cincinnati Reds - Airplane Broadcast.
21a-c Broadcasting - Baseball - Cincinnati Reds - WSAI.
21a-c Broadcasting - Baseball - Cincinnati Reds - WLW.
21a-c Broadcasting - Baseball - World Series.
21a-c Broadcasting - CBS.
21a-c Broadcasting - CBS (contact sheets).
21a-c Broadcasting - CBS - "Red Barber's Club House".
21a-c Broadcasting - CBS - "Red Barber's Club House" (contact sheets).
21a-c Broadcasting - Harness Racing.
21a-c Candid photographs of Red.
21a-c Celebrities - Baseball and Others.
21a-c Dedications.
21a-c Dodger Stadium Tribute.
21a-c Eightieth Birthday Party.
21a-c Eighty-Third (?) Birthday.
21a-c Electronics Park (Visit - 1951).
21a-c Family - Immediate (Red, Lylah, Sarah).
21a-c Family - Lylah M. Barber.
21a-c Family - Red Barber.
21a-c Family and Others - Later.
21a-c Florida Association of Broadcasters - Meeting (1979).
21a-c Lay Ministry.
21a-c Little League.
21a-c Lylah Murray Scarborough Barber.
21a-c Lylah and Red #1.
21a-c Lylah and Red #2.
21a-c Miami Stadium.
21a-c Miscellaneous - Dinners, Meetings.
21a-c National Public Radio (NPR) - Morning Edition.
21a-c Negatives.
21a-c Newspaper Article, Letter (photos which were attached).
21a-c Photo Portraits.
21a-c Residences.
21a-c Sarah Lanier Barber (Red's and Lylah's daughter).
21a-c Television - NBC Today Program.
21a-c Television Filming.
21a-c Unidentified.
21a-c Vietnam.
21a-c White House Meeting - President Reagan.
21a-c WRUF.
21a-c WRUF - matted photos.



Audio Tapes - Reel to Reel.



Box
22 Commentary - Roy Campanella.
22 Commentary - For One About to Undergo an Operation - January 27, 1970.
22 Commentary - The Problem of Pain in Athletics.
22 Commentary - Stewart Klein interviews Red Barber. 1966
22 Commentary - Voice of Sports - May 1, 1968.
22 Interviews - Red Barber interviews "Senator" Edward Hastings Ford. 1969
22 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Walt Alston.
22 Interviews - Barber, Red - Interview by Father Kennedy. Interview from the Viewpoint Program.
22 Interviews - Barber, Red - Interview by Vin Scully - October 12, 1978.
22 Interviews - Barber, Red - Interview by Hank ? Line One Radio Program. A commentary and phone in program.
22 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Fresco Thompson. 1968
22 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Frankie Crosetti. 1968
22 Interviews - Dodd, Bobby - Interview by R.B. (Information cannot be verified).
23 Interviews - Durocher, Leo and Mr. Stankey - Interview by R.B. - NPR tape.
23 Interviews - Elmore, Harry - Interview by R.B.
23 Interviews - Gaither, Jake - Interview by R.B. - 1968.
23 Interviews - Gomez, Lefty at Rollins College. 1968
23 Interviews - Griese, Bob - Interview by R.B. - March 29, 1968.
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Vern Benson, Mel Harder and Dave Bristol. 1968
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Gil Hodges and Eddie Stanky. 1968
23 Interviews - Lombardi, Vince - Interview by R.B.
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Harry Malmberg. 1968
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Willie Mays. 1968
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Walter O'Malley. 1968
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Paul Richards. 1968
23 Interviews - Russell, Fred and Mr. Woodruff - Interview by R.B. (Information cannot be verified).
23 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Al Schacht.
24 Interviews - Schoendienst - Interview by Vin Scully - LA Dodger Broadcast - March 20, 1968.
24 Interviews - Shula, Don - Interview by R.B. - January 18. 1971.
24 Interviews - Shula, Don, Coach of the Miami Dolphins - January 18, 1971 (#2).
24 Interviews - Smith, Mayo - Interview by R.B. (Information cannot be verified).
24 Interviews - Smith, Red - Interview by R.B.
24 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Casey Stengel. 1968
24 Interviews - A telephone interview with Casey Stengel. 1968
24 Interviews - Tate, Charlie - Interview by R.B. (Information cannot be verified).
24 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Ralph Houk and Jim Turner. 1968
24 Interviews - Red Barber interviews Jim Turner. 1966
24 Interviews - Unitas, Johnny, Baltimore Colts quarterback - Interview by R.B. before Super Bowl.
24 Interviews - Unitas, Johnny, quarterback of the Baltimore Colts - Interview by R.B. - August 31, 1968 (Information cannot be verified).
24 Interviews - Williams, Dick - Interview by R.B. (Dick Williams was introduced as Senator Ed Ford (the Senator from Michigan) as a joke during a banquet for Harding. The name adhered.
24 Interviews - Wilson, George - Interview by R.B. (Information cannot be verified).
25 Lylah - Lylah and R.B. in France - June 1970.
25 Personalities - Dizzy Dean - Country style.
25 Radio - Armed Forces Radio.
26 Radio - Mutual Broadcasting.
26 Religious - At Cathedral of St. John the Divine - July 25, 1971.
26 Religious - The Psalms.
26 Religious - Sermon at Cooperstown by R.B.
26 Shows - Phillips Show - R.B. as the guest - December 15, 1965.
26 Speeches - Red Barber's University of Florida Commencement Speech - August 29, 1970 - also R.B.'s Honorary Doctorate Presentation.
26 Tributes - Barber, Red - Tribute by Annie Warren of WGBS to honor R.B.'s 40th consecutive year in broadcasting - March 7, 1970.
26 Tributes - Dressen, Charley - Tribute by R.B. - August 15, 1966 (User cassette available - Box 28).



Audio Tapes - Cassette.



Box
27-28 Awards - Florida Association of Broadcasters. 1979. Red Barber receives their Gold Medal Award. Acceptance speech.
27-28 Baseball Games - Barber, Red. Announcing a game.
27-28 Baseball Games - Baseball in Music. WIGN Radio with Rob Lewis. April 17, 1986. Game excerpts with R.B. and other announcers.
27-28 Baseball Games - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. 1950. Connie Desmond and R.B. as announcers. #1.
27-28 Baseball Games - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. 1950. #2.
27-28 Baseball Games - Brooklyn Dodgers (no date).
27-28 Baseball Games - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. 1950. #3.
27-28 Baseball Games - Excerpts from Baseball Games. R.B. and others.
27-28 Baseball Games - Old Timers Game. July 18, 1983. #1.
27-28 Baseball Games - Old Timers Game. July 18, 1983. #2.
27-28 Baseball Games - Pirates vs. Reds.
27-28 Commentary - Greatest Recorded Moments in the History of Baseball.
27-28 Commentary - Important firsts in baseball by R.B.
27-28 Commentary - Liberty in New York City. R.B. gives information to sailors who are touring NYC.
27-28 Commentary - Origin of terms "Rhubarb" and "Catbird Seat". R.B. explains terms.
27-28 Commentary - Reminiscence of 1939 Broadcast days at WOR and changes. Comments by R.B.
27-28 Commentary - Trevino, Lee. R.B.'s comments about this golfer and winning and losing.
27-28 Commentary - Williams, Ted. Comments by R.B. about this baseball player.
27-28 Europe: France - Commentary by R.B.
27-28 Europe: France - Lalleman, Andre (owner of a small inn in France). Interview by R.B.
27-28 Europe: France - Lylah discusses Matisse exhibit at Palais Royale.
27-28 Europe: France - Points of Reference. R.B. comments on items for a future article.
27-28 Europe: France - Riviera and the Plaza Hotel. R.B. also discussed the perfume industry.
27-28 Europe: France - Southern France (Cannes, Antibes). R.B. also reminisces about Sanford in 1924.
27-28 Europe: France - Train ride from Avignon to the City of Vence. Comments by Lylah and Red Barber.
27-28 Europe: France - Train ride to Nice. Discussion of sights.
27-28 Europe: France - Trip over to France.
27-28 Florida Association of Broadcasters - Convention. 1979.
27-28 Florida Association of Broadcasters - Speech. Discussion by R.B. of his book The Broadcasters. June 28, 1986.
27-28 History - Baseball on the Radio. The Voice of Summer. R.B. and others. May 23, 1986.
27-28 History - The Glory Days of New York Baseball. R.B. and others. #1.
27-28 History - The Glory Days of New York Baseball. R.B. and others. #2.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The Beginning.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The Thirties.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The Early Forties.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The War Years.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The Late Forties.
27-28 History - The History of Baseball series - The Early Fifties.
27-28 History - Lecture. "Between the Wars". Florida State University Seminar. R.B.and others.
27-28 Interviews - Aracaro, Eddy. Interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Barber, Red. Being interviewed.
27-28 Interviews - Bouton, Jim. Phone interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Chandler, A.B. Phone interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Durocher, Leo. Interview by R.B. 1968.
27-28 Interviews - Durocher, Leo and Stankey. Interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Gaither, Jake. Athletic director at Florida A and M. Interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Manaserro, Luigi, manager of Raimondo's. Interview by R.B. at Lylah's birthday dinner.
27-28 Interviews - Pittinger, Darron. Phone interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Pope, Ed and Mayo Smith. Interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Smith, Mayo. Interview by R.B. "What is Managing?" 1971.
27-28 Interviews - Tate, Charlie. Interview by R.B. August 1979.
27-28 Interviews - Florida State University (FSU). Interview by R.B.
27-28 Interviews - Terry, Bill. Interview by R.B. July 2, 1971.
27-28 Interviews - Weaver, Earl. Interview by R.B. "What is Managing?" 1971.
27-28 Lylah - Barber, Lylah. Interviewed by Lee Lowenfish of MBAI, New York City. April 1985.
27-28 Lylah - Barber, Lylah. Morning Edition. April 2, 1985.
27-28 Montreal - Red Barber in Montreal.
27-28 Morning Edition - Barber, Red with Bob Edwards. August 28, 1981.
27-28 Morning Edition - Barber, Red and Lylah. Interviewed by Bob Edwards. Also the 2nd Annual Crackerjack Old Timers Game at Robert Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C. July 18, 1983.
27-28 Morning Edition - Bob and Red Barber on Red's 82nd birthday.
27-28 Morning Edition - Second Anniversary of Morning Edition. November 5, 1981.
27-28 Morning Edition - Tribute to Red Barber who celebrates his 75th birthday. February 17 - February 18, 1983.
28 Music. Russell Bennett's Notebook Program. His Symphony in D Minor (to the Dodgers). CD copy added 10/2013.
28 Music. Symphony in D Minor (to the Dodgers). CD copy added 10/2013.
27-28 Music - Woody Herman and his First Herd. Introduction by R.B.
27-28 National Public Radio (NPR) - NPR's "Opening Day".
27-28 National Public Radio (NPR) - Bob Edwards and R.B. in Washington. "A Lock Out" but they celebrate the start of baseball season themselves. Excerpts and phone-in program.
27-28 Religious - Barber, Red. Speaks. "The Baseball Game of Life". Selections from his book, Show Me the Way To Go Home. A baseball sermon.
27-28 Religious - Barber, Red. Speech.
27-28 Religious - Religious Speeches. 1976.
27-28 Shows - Old Gold Show - Woody Herman, Red Barber, Allan Jones.
27-28 Speeches - Barber, Red. Speech.
27-28 Speeches - Campanella, Roy. Speech by R.B. at a dinner.
27-28 Speeches - Lincoln High Graduation. June 1986.
27-28 Speeches - "Red Barber Speaks". A forum.
27-28 Tributes - Barber, Red. Bob Edwards of NPR celebrates Red's 80th birthday.
27-28 Tributes - Barber, Red. Happy Birthday to R.B. from WFSU-FM. 1983.
27-28 Tributes - Barber, Red. Receives Easter Seal Award from Easter Seal Society. Pat Summeralle as the Master of Ceremonies.
27-28 Tributes - Barber, Red. Tribute to him by Dick Enberg of KMPC, LA. March 19 - March 31, 1974.
27-28 Tributes - Crosby, Bing. KCRW's salute to him. November 6, 1973.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Game 3.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Game 3.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Game 3.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Part 1.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Part 2.
27-28 World Series. 1936. Giants vs. Yankees. Part 3.
27-28 World series. 1949. Opening game with Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mel Allen and Red Barber.
27-28 World Series. 1949. Yankees vs. Dodgers. Game 3.
27-28 World Series. 1949. Yankees vs. Dodgers. Game 3.
27-28 World Series. 1949. Yankees vs. Dodgers. Red Barber announcing.
27-28 World Series. 1953, 1956, and 1957. "We Want a Touchdown".
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Music. A Century of Baseball in Song.
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Newsbreak. CBS Radio Network. "Catbirds" (a poem). May 11, 1984.
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Owen, Pat. "It Ain't Over Till It's Over" (a song).
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Robinson, Jackie. The Legend and the Legacy (a tribute).
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Ruth, Babe. Speeches. His first and last recorded ones.
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Sheppard, Bob. Interviews.
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - Sports. Dog Team Racing. Iditarod Finish. 1988. KNOM. Home via KSKA in Anchorage, Alaska.
27-28 Unrelated to Red Barber - White, Theodore. How Politics Change. 1981.



Video Tapes.



Box
29-30 Advertisements - Old Gold Cigarettes. Some of the ads show Red Barber. VHS tape.
29-30 Anniversaries - Baseball's 100th Anniversary Luncheon. VHS tape.
29-30 Anniversaries - 100 Years: A Visual History of the Dodgers. VHS tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - CBS This Morning. November 16, 1988. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - Long Way to October: Show 1 Reel 1. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - Long Way to October: Show 1 Reel 2. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - Long Way to October: Show 2 Reel 1. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - Long Way to October: Show 2 Reel 2. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Baseball Games - NASL. Tampa Bay vs. Portland. May 15, 1982. Broadcasting tape.
29-30 Broadcasting - Barber, Red. Early footage of him broadcasting at baseball games. How the term "catbird seat" originated. VHS tape.
29-30 Broadcasting - Barber, Red. Information about him. His past career and present retirement. Comments by baseball figures about him. Broadcast tape.
29-30 Champion Teams - World Champion L.A. Dodgers: 1988 Season. VHS tape.
29-30 Commentary - Ball Talk: Baseball's Voices of Summer. VHS tape.
29-30 Commentary - Barber, Red. Broadcast tape.
29-30 Commentary - Barber, Red and other sportscasters. VHS tape.
29-30 Commentary - ESPN Baseball Magazine. April 18, 1988. Beta tape.
29-30 Commentary - Gaither, Jake. Teacher, Coach, Citizen. Beta tape.
29-30 Commentary - Gandolf, Ray. ABC "Nightline". Red Barber. Summer 1990. VHS tape.
29-30 Commentary - Nightline: Jackie Robinson. Commentary by Ted Koppel - interviews with Red Barber and others. April 6, 1987. Beta tape and VHS tapes (2).
29-30 Commentary - Nightline: Jackie Robinson. April 7, 1987. Beta tape.
29-30 Commentary - Osgood, Charles. CBS News. Red Barber and Mel Allan. July 14, 1990. VSH tape.
29-30 Commentary - Play Ball. Narration by Red Barber. Facts about baseball. Beta tape.
29-30 Commentary - Sports Journal: Red Barber. WFSU-TV. Broadcast tape.
29-30 History - Baseball's Greatest Hits. Warner Fusselle. Beta tape.
29-30 History - The Baseball Time Capsule. VHS tape.
29-30 History - Crosby, Jr., Powel and the 20th Century. VHS tape.
29-30 History - The Golden Decade of Baseball. VHS tape.
29-30 History - Great Communicators of Sports. An overview of sports writing and broadcasting with Bob Costas, Red Barber, and others. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 History - Greatest Moments in American Sports History. VHS tape.
29-30 History - The History of Baseball. Beta tape.
29-30 History - The History of Baseball. VHS tape.
29-30 Interviews - Barber, Red. Being interviewed. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Interviews - Barber, Red. Interviewed by Fred Weimore. Sports People program. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Interviews - Barber, Red. Interviewed by Warner Fusel on ESPN. Major League Baseball Magazine - "Cover Story" on Red Barber. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Interviews - Barber, Red. "Red Barber Remembers". Interview by Gary Gealson. KTCA-TV in Minneapolis. R.B. talks about his start in baseball and where it led. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Interviews - Sager, Craig. Interview by R.B. CNN Sports. December 5, 1982. Broadcast tape.
29-30 Lylah Barber - Interview by Rickley Stone concerning Lylah's book. WFSU-TV. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Movies - Flatbush, FL. Republic Pictures. A young boy visits the Dodgers at spring training. VHS tape.
29-30 Sports - Christian Science Monitor Reports. Shoe #15. Red Barber interviewed by Rob Nelson. Money/Sports. July 18, 1986. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 Sports - Not So Great Moments In Sports. Part III. VHS tape.
29-30 Tributes - Campanella, Roy. Salute to the Boy Scouts. August 18, 1979. Broadcast tape.
29-30 Tributes - "Red Barber Day". Proclamation by Governor Martinez that February 17, 1988 is "Red Barber Day". During this special event there is also a celebration of Red Barber's birthday. Tallahassee. Beta tape and VHS tape.
29-30 World Series. Game 6. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. Game 6. Reels 1 and 2. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. Game 6. Reels 3 and 4. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. Game 7. Reel 5. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. 1952. Game 7. Reels 1 and 2. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. 1952. Game 7. Reels 3 and 4. Beta tape.
29-30 World Series. 1952. Game 7. Reels 6 and 7. Beta tape.
29-30 World series. 1952. Reels 6 and 6A/Reel 7. Beta tape.



Audio Duplicates.



Box
31 Duplicates of audio tapes (cassette and reel-to-reel).



Addendum #1.



Box
32 Clippings - 1990-1991.
32 Memorabilia - 1990-1992.
33 Phonograph Records. 35 records - 10" in diameter. 6 records - 12" in diameter. The 10" records are 16 2/3 RPM. Four of the 12" records are 33 1/3 RPM and the fifth 12" record is 78 RPM. There may be difficulties locating a phonograph with a 16 2/3 speed. Nine of the thirty-five 10" in diameter records listed above were items from the Library of Congress. They were boxed in a film case with the statement "Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped". They are a series of readings by Red Barber and Ralph Bell from the book Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat.
34 Book - Fridays with Red by Bob Edwards, 1993.
34 Correspondence - 4/90-7/91; 10/91-3/92.
34 Films - 3 reels.
35-37 Scrapbooks.
38-39 Slides.
40 Cassette Tapes - Baseball Games - All Star Game 1977. and Opening Day. 1979.
40 Cassette Tapes - Baseball Games - Barber, Red. Play by Play. Highlights.
40 Cassette Tapes - Baseball Games - Giants. 9th inning. 10/3/51.
40 Cassette Tapes - Baseball Games - Yankee Old Timer's Day. 8/13/60.
40 Cassette Tapes - Commentaries - NPR's World Series Special. Red Barber and Bob Edwards.
40 Cassette Tapes - Dedications - Jazz tune dedicated to Red Barber.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Barber, Red. An Evening in His Home. 2/28/91.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Barber, Red. Interview in His Home. 11/2/90.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Barr, Lisa interviews Chester Yates. 10/5/90.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Barr, Lisa interviews Chester Yates. 10/5/90. (Duplicate tape).
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Caudill, Orley B. Interviews Red Barber. Tape 1. 2/27/73.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Caudill, Orley B. Interviews Red Barber. Tape 2. 2/27/73.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Edwards, Bob interviews Red Barber on NPR. Also an interview of Bob Creamer, author. 6/91.
40 Cassette Tapes - Interviews - Stanberg, Susan interviews Red Barber on NPR "Morning Edition" 3/29/91.
40 Cassette Tapes - Morning Edition - Breakfast with Red and Box 10/19/90.
40 Cassette Tapes - Morning Edition - Program on 1/18/91.
40 Cassette Tapes - Morning Edition - 10th Anniversary 1/1/91.
40 Cassette Tapes - Satire - Riders Radio Theatre (WVXU). Parody on Red Barber and Bob Edwards.
40 Cassette Tapes - World Series. Cincinnati Reds vs. Oakland A's. 1990.
40 Cassette Tapes - World Series. Cincinnati Reds vs. Oakland A's. 1990.
40 Cassette Tapes - World Series. Yankees vs Detroit, Game One, 5/27/62 - Tape 1.
40 Cassette Tapes - World Series. Yankees vs Detroit, Game One, 5/27/62 - Tape 2.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Howard Cosell interviews Red Barber, August 29, 1968 (Available as a private item in UFDC, AA00067188).
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Larry King interviews Red Barber, October 7, 1965, tape 1 (Available as a private item in UFDC, AA00067201).
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Larry King interviews Red Barber, October 7, 1965, tape 2 (Available as a private item in UFDC).
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Larry King interviews Red Barber, October 7, 1965, tape 3 (Available as a private item in UFDC).
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Larry King interviews Red Barber, October 7, 1965, tape 4 (Available as a private item in UFDC, AA00067204).
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 1.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 2.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 3.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 4.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 5.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 6.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 7.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 8.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 9.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 10.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 11.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 12.
41 Reel to Reel Audio Tapes - Creamer, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat, tape 13.
42 Video Tapes - Awards - Dedication and Breakfast with Red Barber 10/19/90. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Awards - DiGamma Kappa Distinguished Achievement Award. 1/22/91. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Baseball - Play by Play. Dodger film. vhs Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Baseball - "When It Was a Game". 6/26/91. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Commentaries - Red Barber's Corner. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Commentaries - Voices of the Game. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - History - Ball Talk. Baseball's Voices of Summer. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - History - Greatest Moments in American Sports History. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - History - Major League Baseball Magazine - Radio Recreations. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - History - 100 Years. A Visual History of the Dodgers 1890-1990. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - History - "Play by Play": A History of Sports Television. 11/25/91. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Interviews - Barber, Red. Being interviewed. 10/19/90. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Interviews - Barber, Red interviews Otis Boggs. 10/12/91. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Interviews - Costas, Bob interviews Vin Scully. 5/6/91. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - Interviews - Harwell, Ernie. 10/8/90. VHS Tape.
42 Video Tapes - World Series. Game 6. 1952. VHS Tape.
44 Photo Albums - Christmas 1947.


Red Barber Family Films - Dominican Republic, Haiti .


Red Barber Family Films - Trip to Florida and Bahamas.


Red Barber Family Films - Scarsdale.


Red Barber Family Films - Christmas.


Red Barber Family Films - House construction.


Red Barber Family Films - Sarah's infancy.


Red Barber Family Films - Fishing at Marathon Key.


Red Barber Family Film - Home on the Hudson.


Box
44 Photo Albums - 50th Wedding Anniversary.
45 Scrapbooks.
46 Slides. Tray 1 - Rehearsal dinner; Debut Party; Rollins - 1956; Lamberts Graduation Party.
46 Slides. Tray 2 - 25th Party; Aunt Laura; Mary Ann; St. Pete 56; Crystel River; Summerville, NC; Home - Winder 56.
46 Slides. Tray 3 - Bermuda.
47 Slides. Tray 1 - Canadian Rockies 1961.
47 Slides. Tray 2 - Far East 1961.
47 Slides. Tray 3 - Far East 1961.
Miscellaneous Items: One 3-D camera. Two 3-D viewers. Seven small plastic viewers. Approximately 1800 slides which are 3-D.





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