COOL!!! Thanks, Frank, and congratulations!
On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 1:44 PM Frank Ferko <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> The Archive of Recorded Sound at Stanford University is pleased to
> announce the completion of the processing of the Richard J. Howe
> Collection of Musical Instrument Literature. An illustrated blogpost by
> our Project Archivist, Gurudarshan Khalsa, has been posted on the ARS web
> site, and the finding aid is available on the Online Archive of California
> The largest known collection of its kind, the Howe Collection of Musical
> Instrument Literature contains material about the manufacture of pianos,
> organs, and mechanical musical instruments from 1838 to 2002. The materials
> include catalogs, books, magazines, correspondence, photographs,
> broadsides, advertisements, and price lists. The collection was created,
> and originally donated to the University of Maryland, by Richard J. Howe.
> It was transferred to the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound in 2015 to
> support the Player Piano Project, which now includes ten mechanical pianos
> and more than 15,000 piano rolls.
> Blogpost for the Howe Collection of Musical Instrument Literature:
> Finding aid for the Howe Collection of Musical Instrument Literature:
> Player Piano Project
> We invite you to explore this massive collection and to share the link
> information with researchers, faculty, and students who are interested in
> the study of musical instruments.
> With best regards,
> Frank Ferko
> Sound Archives Librarian
> Archive of Recorded Sound
> Braun Music Center
> 541 Lasuen Mall
> Stanford, CA 94305