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New Columbia disc records September 1, 1903

Author:
COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1903
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Call number:
31826
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_272097

Volta Labs Recording 2

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-12-14T19:53:56.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_MOsf7ffEP7c

Volta Labs Recording 3

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-12-14T19:54:19.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Yv1emaQFg2w

Volta Labs Recording 4

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-12-14T20:01:41.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_yo8N69__vFw

DISC Records

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1948, 1995, undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of banking information, handwritten and typed notes, articles, and financial statements.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / Peter Goldsmith
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14388

Outline for book chapter

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of draft outline for chapter 3 Asch-Stinson and Disc Records.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / Peter Goldsmith
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14442

Clippings- DISC Records

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1948
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of press releases (drafts/official) in various newspapers and magazines, several reviews of DISC albums, catalogs, photographs, and clippings.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / Gary Kenton
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14567

Manuscript Materials- People's Songs

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1947, 1949, 1966, 1977
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of handwritten notes, clippings on DISC recordings as well copy of piece in University of Illinois Press about publication "People's Songs", and correspondence that refers to the use of recorded materials.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 6: Biographical Materials / Gary Kenton
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref14627

Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box OS 1-5
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Five boxes of newspaper clipping scrapbooks. Collected by Moses Asch and relates to Asch/Disc Records.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 5: Early Label Materials / General
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref16008

DISC Production Ledger

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Oversize 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1948
General note:
Ledger's organizing principle includes categories as follows:

Pages 1-40 cover DISC Records heading (Master #, Track title, Labels/Covers, Plating, Plating, Records) for ALBUMS 751, 752, 753, 606, 54, 52, 51, 607, 660, 614, 610, 708, 658, 902, 501, 661, 706, 609, 611, 620, 502, 312, 2005, 615, 630, 631, 4020, 605, 901, 709, 621, 623, 622, 701, 632, (no #) Bach 3 Part Inventions, 401, 402, 403, 404;

Page 43 is an index for pages 45-192;

Pages 199, 200, 201 includes dated lists from February/March 1948;

Page 300 lists what appears to be albums and production categories "L," "Pl," and a nondescript last category.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 3: Business Records / 3.2: Ledgers - Oversize
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref9448

Proposal for Ghana "Songs and Dances of the Dagaaba of West Africa," correspondence, photographs, Sony floppy disc, record fact sheet

Collection Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 482
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002, 2005, undated
General note:
File was not housed in a binder like other document groups.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records / Series 1: Textual records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-unes-ref1300

Article, "Increasing Volume Level in Disc Recording" by Emory Cook, Audio Engineering

Collection Creator:
Cook Labs  Search this
Cook, Emory, 1913-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948 March
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Cook Labs records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.COOK, Item COOK-010-20
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Cook Labs records
Cook Labs records / Series 1: Business Papers / Articles By and About Emory Cook, Folder 2 of 4
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-cook-ref250

Article, "Binaural Disc Recording" by Emory Cook, Journal of the Audio Engineering Society

Collection Creator:
Cook Labs  Search this
Cook, Emory, 1913-2002  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953 January
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Cook Labs records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.COOK, Item COOK-018-11
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Cook Labs records
Cook Labs records / Series 1: Business Papers / Cook Inventions, Folder 1 of 2
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-cook-ref360

"General Considerations Regarding Disc Recording and Playback"

Collection Creator:
Begun, S. Joseph (Semi Joseph), 1905-1995  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
S. Joseph Begun Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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S. Joseph Begun Papers
S. Joseph Begun Papers / Series 3: Writings and Speeches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0535-ref264

Program/Project Records, 1994-2017

Creator:
Lemelson Center  Search this
Subject:
Lemelson Center Innovative Lives Program  Search this
Inventing for the Environment (Symposium) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Electronic records
Compact discs
Digital images
Drawings
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1994
1994-2017
Topic:
Technological innovations  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Workshops  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-100
See more items in:
Program/Project Records 1989-2017 [Lemelson Center]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398526

Exhibition Records, 1996, 2001-2003

Creator:
Lemelson Center  Search this
Subject:
Nobel, Alfred Bernhard 1833-1896  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
Invention at Play (Exhibition) (2002-2011: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Digital images
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Color photographs
Color negatives
Date:
2001
2001-2003
1996, 2001-2003
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Science  Search this
Technological innovations  Search this
Technology  Search this
Adulthood  Search this
Nobel Prizes  Search this
Children  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-101
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1993-2009, 2014 [Lemelson Center]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398527

Product and Contract Records, 1971-2018

Creator:
Smithsonian Enterprises Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Business Ventures Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Physical description:
116.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Contracts
Clippings
Color photographs
Color negatives
Catalogs
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Drawings
Illustrations
Brochures
Pamphlets
Electronic records
Date:
1971
1971-2018
Topic:
Product management  Search this
License agreements  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Contracts  Search this
New products  Search this
Licensed products  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00241
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Product and Contract Records 1971-2018 [Smithsonian Enterprises Product Development and Licensing]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_265532

Playbill for Sarafina!

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Cort Theatre, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Pat Mlaba, South African, born 1964  Search this
Lindiwe Dlamini  Search this
Dumisani Dlamini, South African, died 2004  Search this
Congo Hadebe, South African, born 1964  Search this
Nhlanhla Ngema, born 1965  Search this
Leleti Khumalo, South African, born 1970  Search this
Baby Cele, South African  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (21.6 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1987
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.88
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.88
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Disc recorders in recording room - NBC - New York City

Collector:
Laport, Edmund A.  Search this
Names:
National Broadcasting Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Laport, Edmund A.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 8.2" x 9.9".)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938
Local Numbers:
AC0016-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protecte by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Collection Citation:
Edmund A. Laport Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Edmund A. Laport Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0016-ref589

Publicity Records, 1955-2011

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. processed holdings
14.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Maps
Drawings
Architectural drawings
Serials (publications)
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
1955
1955-2011
Topic:
Publicity  Search this
Special events  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Committees  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01320
See more items in:
Publicity Records 1955-2011 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_260756

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