Hello Paul, 

I am pretty sure Gene Autry Entertainment would have the most complete set. You can find their contact information on their website,

Also pease feel free to contact me directly if you are interested in knowing the holdings at the Autry Museum.


Liza Posas
Head Research Services & Archives

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Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Gene Autry

It would be hard to say, unless you're in touch with all the collections.
You can find these by using the search string "Gene Autry recording
archives" for a Google search.

Paul T. Jackson
Trescott Research
Steilacoom, WA 98338
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On Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 10:30 AM Malcolm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Who holds the most complete collection of Gene Autry 78s?
> Autry began by recording for Victor on Oct. 9, 1929. His steel
> guitar playing accompanist was Frank Marvin who played in
> both Hawaiian and Country styles. I want to know how long it
> took Marvin to morph from mostly a Hawaiian style to what came
> to be considered a Country style. As of March 1937 he was still
> using an acoustic steel guitar; as of June 1937 he began recording
> with an electric (or electrified acoustic?) steel guitar which he
> continued using until 1942 (ref. Tony Russell) and possibly beyond.
> I've been adding to the Hawaiian discog regularly since publication
> (has it really been more than 10 years?) and would like to flesh out
> Autry's listing.
> Malcolm