Title: Cords of Harmony, Mandan, ND
Collection Number: 10884
Quantity: .25 foot
Abstract: Consists of a history of the group written by William C Kelsch, a reel to reel tape, and an audio cassette tape of songs by the group. The Mandan High School Boys Quartet included Bill Hankins, John Hermanson, Gerry Glaser, and Bill Kelsch.
Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Cords of Harmony records from William C. Kelsch and John E. Hermanson in January 2003. These materials were transferred from the Museum Division to the Archives.
Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.
1 “Cords of Harmony: A Brief History of the Mandan High School Boys Quartet, 1946-2002"
2 reel-to-reel tape from WGCU Radio Mandan 1949
3 Audio cassette tape: Coney Island Babe, Blue Moon, Wade in the Water, Riding Down the Canyon, Sombrero, Sunshine Nelly – I Want a Girl, Soon One Morning, Let’s Go Down in Jordan, Jubilee, Gospel Train
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