Scope and Content
Title: Bill Muster papers on Capitol Records
Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 87
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material:
0.42 linear feet
(1 document box)
Date (inclusive): 1946-2007
Date (bulk): 1946-1961
Papers of William N. (Bill) Muster (1926-1989) mainly covering his six years as merchandising manager at Capitol Records from
1953 to 1959.
The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library (SRLF). Inquire at Special Research Collections for access.
Muster, Nori J. (Nori Jean), 1956-
The collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
[Identification of Item], Bill Muster papers on Capitol Records, PA Mss 87. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara
Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Donated by Nori Muster, 2011.
Scope and Content
The bulk of this collection covers Bill Muster's six years as merchandising manager at Capitol Records from 1953 to 1959,
including correspondence and clippings, promotional materials, newsletters, and photos. A section of the correspondence relates
specifically to Muster's firing from Capitol Records in 1959.
This collection has been divided into the following series: I. Newsletters and Reports, II. Playboy Files, III. Clippings,
IV. Donald Hassler Files, V. Press Releases, VI. Capitol Tower Opening, VII. Miscellaneous.
Series II. Playboy Files contains correspondence and clippings regarding Bill Muster's firing by Capitol Records. Series IV.
Donald Hassler Files, contains correspondence, a resume, and clippings concerning Donald Hassler, a fellow employee at Capitol
Records. Series VI. Capitol Tower Opening, includes items relating to the opening of the Capitol tower in Los Angeles in 1956.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Capitol Records, Inc.
Muster, Bill -- Archives