Thank you SO much, Rob. I was in my last year of college in 1958, and I know I got the pages of this issue wet with my saliva, drooling all over the "goodies" that I couldn't afford to buy.
From: Rob DeLand <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, December 2, 2013 10:28 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Audio, Hi Fi magazine scans online, 1952-62
I've still been going through these, and found an article on A&R (wo)men
that includes a photo of you mother (pg. 48)
with text starting on pg. 122. Not monumental, but hopefully fun for you
to see in context.
On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Thanks for the great link, Rob. Here are a few others:
> 1. AES Membership Directory, circa 1951. Of historical value ...
> 2. did you know that many years of the SMPE/SMPTE Journals are up on
> archive.org? The PDFs are bit a of pain to use, but they are there, from
> the early days well into the 1950s.
> 3. speaking of AES -- many historical documents, links, etc at the
> constantly-updated AES Historical Committee website:
> 4. scans of most of the Ampex audio equipment manuals and schematics are
> 5. another interesting bit of history, company newsletters from the Bill
> Putnam studio and equipment-manufacturing empire in its heyday:
> 6. and I recommend regular visits to excellent blogs by Chris Sanchez
> (Preservation Sound):
> and Marc Myers (Jazzwax):
> somewhat astray of sound history (but sometimes right in the sweet spot)
> is the Modern Mechanix blog:
> (he's getting more sporatic in his postings recently)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob DeLand" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, November 22, 2013 6:53 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Audio, Hi Fi magazine scans online, 1952-62
> Hello all,
>> I just stumbed across the following which has nice quality scans of audio
>> magazines from 1952 - 1962, complete with great ads and interesting
>> & articles as the stereo LP and other innovations hit the scene. I don't
>> recall seeing this mentioned here so I hope a few others enjoy finding out
>> about this. They are easily-downloaded PDFs with color scans where
>> necessary, and great resolution all around.
>> Best wishes,