The cylinders are housed at Indiana, at the Archives of Traditional Music, but
owned by the American Museum of Natural History.
> On July 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM Hugh Paterson III <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> A a Linguist I am interested in these recordings and if the host archive
> participates in http://www.language-archives.org/
> - hugh paterson
> On Jul 3, 2013, at 11:36 PM, David Lewis wrote:
> > I suspect what's left of the Curtis cylinder collection is at Indiana
> > University, unless some have landed in the Folklife Collection at LoC.
> > Curtis' effects have shown up in various places, though
> > mainly in California. I suspect that he donated the cylinders during his
> > lifetime. However, that collection is one of IU's preservation poster
> > children. It has fallen prey to chemical decomposition
> > and I can't say how much of it is still conservable. Perhaps someone on
> > this list who is closer to the collection could report.
> > Uncle Dave Lewis
> > Cincinnati, OH
> > On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Chris Bishop <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> >> Edward Curtis, best known as a photographer of native Americans "made over
> >> 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of Indian language and music" according to
> >> Wikipedia. Do these recordings survive, and are any available to the
> >> public, or, more conveniently, online?
> >> Thanks
> >> Chris Bishop