Collection 119 Ephemera of James E. McConnell
Scope and Contents
One audio tape of two programs of Smilin' Ed Mc Connell's radio series, probably broadcast in the 1930's or 40's. Programs were fifteen minutes long and included the singing of four hymns. Mc Connell would pause after the first two selections to make a sales presentation for his hymnals and allow his sponsors a promotional advertisement. Rodeheaver music company published a hymnbook in 1933 called Smilin' Ed Mc Connell's Favorite Radio Hymns, containing over fifty hymns.
- Other: Undated
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Ed McConnell was a religious radio broadcaster, who used "Smilin' Ed Mc Connell" as his broadcast personality name.
1.00 Audio Tape
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Accruals and Additions
The materials for this collection were received by the Billy Graham Center Archives in October 1979.
May 8, 1980
Mary Ann Buffington
- Collection 119 Ephemera of James E. McConnell
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- Roman Script