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Exploring Drexel’s Archival & Special Collections: Drexel Audio Archives & Sigma Sound Studios Collection Online

In the webinar "Exploring the Drexel Audio Archives & Sigman Sound Collection," learn about the Drexel Audio Archives and its work to preserve the Sigma Sound Studios collection, a historic collection of audiotapes documenting the legacy of Sigma Sound Studios and its pop, soul, disco, and R&B recordings that became known as “The Sound of Philadelphia.”

Professor Toby Seay will discuss the challenges and the importance of preserving audio recordings and share a few of his favorite tracks from the collection.

This webinar is part of the Drexel Libraries' new webinar series, Exploring Drexel's Archival & Special Collection," which features talks, virtual tours, and demonstrations with curators and researchers showcasing the rich cultural and historic campus archives housed across the University.

Who should attend: Drexel University faculty, staff, and students interested in music and archives

Presented by: Toby Seay, Project Director of the Drexel University Audio Archives and Professor of Recording Arts and Music Production, Music Industry Program

Recorded sessions: If you can’t attend a live webinar, don’t worry! We will provide a link to the webinar recording following the event.

Zoom Details: Please register to receive the Zoom link and passcode.


Drexel Libraries Webinar Series: Exploring Drexel’s Archival & Special Collections

This new webinar series from The Drexel Libraries features talks, virtual tours, and demonstrations with curators and researchers showcasing the rich cultural and historic campus archives housed across the University. Upcoming sessions will include guest speakers from the Drexel University Archives, The Legacy Center, The Academy of Natural Sciences, and The Robert & Penny Fox Costume Collection. Details about these and other events will be announced over the coming weeks.

Date:
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Online
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 246 seats available.

Event Organizer

Tairrine Gomez-Bruce