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RCA Victor

Collection Creator:
Clark, George Howard, 1881-1956  Search this
Container:
Box 199, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1926-1942
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but a portion of the collection remains unprocessed and is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

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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.
Collection Citation:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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George H. Clark Radioana Collection
George H. Clark Radioana Collection / Series 45: Broadcast Receivers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep809452f54-c97e-48e3-bc44-0a3813e95bf2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0055-ref1450

RCA Victor model 5T wood cabinet radio receiver

Maker:
RCA Victor  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 46.5 cm x 22.2 cm x 33.4 cm; 18 5/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 13 1/8 in
Object Name:
Radio
radio receiver
Date made:
about 1934
Credit Line:
from Mrs. Fischella Smith
ID Number:
1990.0089.01
Accession number:
1990.0089
Catalog number:
1990.0089.01
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9961-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_740695

RCA Victor Special Phonograph

Manufacturer:
Radio Corporation of America, American, founded 1919  Search this
Designer:
John Vassos, American, b. Romania, 1898 - 1985  Search this
Alfred Weiland, American, 1887 - 1975  Search this
Selden T. Williams, American, 1892 - 1983  Search this
Medium:
aluminum, chromium-plated steel, metal, plastic, felt, leather, velvet
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 20.3 × 41.9 × 45.7 cm (8 in. × 16 1/2 in. × 18 in.)
H x W x D (Open): 58.4 × 41.9 × 52.1 cm (23 in. × 16 1/2 in. × 20 1/2 in.)
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
phonograph
Object Name:
phonograph
Manufactured in:
Camden, New Jersey, USA
Date:
ca. 1935
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2016-5-11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d49ac110-b07c-4d0c-8f77-edb804bd25f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-5-11
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RCA Victor CP-5203 Turntable

Maker:
Radio Corporation of America  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (housing material)
brass (hardware material)
plastic (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 28.575 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
phonograph
Other Terms:
phonograph; Audio Device
Date made:
ca 1949
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
from Irving Kolodin
ID Number:
EM.330658
Catalog number:
330658
Accession number:
1978.0824
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Popular Entertainment
American Stories exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b35f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706086

RCA Victor Studio A, Nashville, TN: Places of (Musical) Invention

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-06-24T21:18:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_Y7uWZjO6kGc

RCA Victor Model 8-Pt-7034t

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 33 cm x 24 cm x 26.5 cm; 13 in x 9 7/16 in x 10 7/16 in
Object Name:
Receiver, Monochrome
Other Terms:
Receiver, Monochrome; Television
Date made:
1960
Date made:
May 1967
Credit Line:
from Robert Harding
ID Number:
1986.0244.01
Accession number:
1986.0244
Model number:
8-PT-7034T
Catalog number:
1986.0244.01
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-531e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_714002

RCA Victor model 45-J-2 phonograph

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 10 1/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 17.78 cm x 26.035 cm x 18.7325 cm
Object Name:
phonograph
Other Terms:
phonograph; Audio Devices
ID Number:
2005.0273.02
Accession number:
2005.0273
Catalog number:
2005.0273.02
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1a00-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_708382
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RCA Victor model 9-EY-3 phonograph

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 24.5 cm x 24.5 cm; 7 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in
Object Name:
phonograph
Date made:
c 1949
Credit Line:
from Alfred D. Spinner
ID Number:
EM.336488
Accession number:
1978.0187
Catalog number:
336488
Model number:
9-EY-3
Serial number:
A 034935
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d27b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1294807
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RCA Victor model 8-T-270 color television

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 22 1/2 in x 23 in; 121.92 cm x 57.15 cm x 58.42 cm
Object Name:
Receiver, television
television receiver
Other Terms:
Receiver, television; Television
Date made:
1950
Credit Line:
from RCA David Sarnoff Research Center, thru J.S. Donal, Jr.
ID Number:
EM.319189
Catalog number:
319189
Accession number:
236304
Model number:
8-T-270
Serial number:
#A 407505
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0e47-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_713287
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RCA Victor model BP-10 "flip-top" portable radio

Maker:
RCA Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 23 cm x 9.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 9 1/16 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
radio receiver
Date made:
1940
ID Number:
1990.0063.02
Accession number:
1990.0063
Catalog number:
1990.0063.02
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9d89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289180
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Detail of "Magic Brain, Magic Eye" logo by John Vassos from poster advertising RCA Victor radios

Creator:
Radio Corporation of America  Search this
Radio Corporation of America  Search this
Subject:
Vassos, John  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1937
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9626
See more items in:
John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9626

Bonanza Christmas on the Ponderosa

Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Morris H. Blum
ID Number:
2000.0165.2218
Label number:
LPM-2757
Catalog number:
2000.0165.2218
Accession number:
2000.0165
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-352c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1206126

I Wish I Were a Princess; My Teenage Castle (Is Tumblin' Down)

Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.05112
Catalog number:
1996.3034.05112
Label number:
47-8189
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-96e4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1017089
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Remember Me; Just Once More

Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1964
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.05886
Catalog number:
1996.3034.05886
Label number:
47-8365
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-1097-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1017103
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Sputnik Dance / I'll Be the One; A Vision / Stay a Little Longer

Maker:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
1958
Credit Line:
GIft of Steven C. Turner
ID Number:
2007.0048.01
Accession number:
2007.0048
Catalog number:
2007.0048.01
Maker number:
EPA 4286
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sputnik
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0a4a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1321736

San Fernando Valley; Along the Navajo Trail

Recording artist:
Rogers, Roy  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Recording date:
1947
1945
Release date:
1948
ID Number:
1996.0320.05237
Maker number:
20-3075
P 215
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.05237
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-907c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1213529
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Illinois Central; Sweet Lucy Blues

Recording artist; composer:
Sunnyland Slim  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Date made:
1947
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1965, Vol. 2: Bl - Co
ID Number:
1996.0153.08742
Catalog number:
1996.0153.08742
Label number:
20-2733
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-d620-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1233316
Online Media:

TV Guide Presents: Elvis Presley Vinyl Recording

Recording artist:
Presley, Elvis  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.18924
Label number:
G8-MW-8705
Accession number:
1996.0153
Catalog number:
1996.0153.18924
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
American Enterprise
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-f62b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1243407

Wasted Love; My Two Timin' Woman

Recording artist:
Snow, Hank  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Release date:
1950
Recording date:
1947
Related Publication:
Discography of American Historical Recordings
ID Number:
1996.0320.05269
Maker number:
21-0363
P 295
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.05269
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-bcd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214344
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Will the Circle Be Unbroken (My Family Circle); Who At My Door Is Standing

Recording artist:
Arnold, Eddy  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Recording date:
1947
ID Number:
1996.0320.05014
Maker number:
20-2491
P 195
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.05014
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sound Recordings
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-abd2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1213260
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