Johnston, Bob, collection, [ca. 1950s-1980s]


Johnston, Bob, collection, [ca. 1950s-1980s]

Composed of classified files, audio and video recordings, publications, and artifacts, the Bob Johnston Collection, [ca. 1950s-1980s], documents the music industry career of Johnston while a CBS staff producer in New York and Nashville as well as an independent producer.

ca. 50 ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8086981

University of Texas Libraries

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