I suggest that you contact your provincial or national archives or library (I'm not sure what Canada
has that's equiv. to the LOC) and see if they want it or will offer advice as to its value and what
you should do with it. Assuming the records were not played very much back in the day, they may be
useful because there may or may not be extant metal parts or lacquers in the company vaults or
Another route to take is contact a dealer like Kurt Nauck. I mention Kurt specifically only because
I've had business dealing with him and always found him to be honest. I'm sure other dealers are as
well, but Kurt is the only one I've done business with.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Tim Boyd" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2015 11:51 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Carnegie Corporation recording set
> I am a music teacher at the W. Ross Macdonald School, the Provincial School for the visually
> impaired in Brantford, Ontario. There has been in my classroom for many decades a large
> collection of 78 rpm classical music recordings which I believe was a gift of the Carnegie
> Corporation dating from about 1937. It consists of several dozen binders of 12 discs each, as
> well as an extremely meticulous card catalogue that is organized by mediums, composers,
> titles and forms. The set Is quite intact, with the discs in generally good playable condition.
> Personally, I find it to be a fascinating item, but am wondering if it would be considered
> generally to have some significance as I need to ascertain whether to continue to store it on
> site or dispose of it in some fashion.
> Any knowledge and advice would be gratefully received.