Lots of ministers used wire recorders for speech and saving sermons. I
don't know if there might be a collection somewhere among the church
conference archives or not. But someone might check those.
Council of Churches information is here:
On 3/1/2019 12:01 PM, Melissa Widzinski wrote:
> Dear list,
> The Wire Recordings Subcommittee of the ARSC Technical Committee is
> gathering information on holdings of wire recordings in the U.S. Our
> ultimate goal is the preservation of content with long-term value that is
> carried on this format. Our working assessment is that the development of a
> modern, preservation-quality playback machine is necessary for high-quality
> digitization, but there is a relatively small number of wires extant. This
> survey is one way in which we are trying to determine if data on holdings
> supports this assessment. If you have wires, please complete this survey.
> There are eight questions and it should not take more than 5 minutes to
> complete, assuming that you have basic information at hand.
> Please complete the survey at the link below: