Sammy Jones wrote: "I'm just a record collector, and I'm only interested in
being in a record/archiving club; not an activist organization."
Similarly, I am just a jazz historian, and am only interested in the
scholarly activities of the ARSC, The ARSC should restrict itself to its
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings,
in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods.
ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional
professionals—everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.
> I'm just a record collector, and I'm only interested in being in a
> record/archiving club; not an activist organization. In fact I cannot be a
> member of a political activist organization. The ethics of my profession
> don't allow it. If you know how I feel on politics and current events,
> it's because I have shared that information with you as a friend or
> fellow-member, not because I expect ARSC to act or make statements about
> those views or beliefs.