Print

Print


The notion of creating a database of extant equipment has been discussed by
the National Recordings Preservation Board, but no plans are in place to
implement it. It is on the radar screen, however.

Jim


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Luis Levinson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 11:30 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] International Archive for Recording Devices
>
>
> It is my suggestion that  a database be created which lists the "best"
> machines available for archival purposes for every recording format be
> it analog electronic, acoustical or digital. Then offer a contact for
> buying and/or refurbishing and maintaing these devices. My ultimate
> dream would result in a master Archive of the machines themselves that
> would be maintained and serviced and be made available at a subsidized
> cost to the many hundreds if not thousands of people who need these
> machines on an on-going basis.
>
> In order to serve our mission as preservationists we must not lose
> sight of our task as finding not only the art that must be saved but
> the science that must be saved if the art is to be heard at all.
>
> Aaron Luis Levinson
>
>
> On Thursday, March 6, 2003, at 03:15 AM, Bewley, Nigel wrote:
>
> > Tascam 122MKIII gets my vote.
> >
> > Nigel Bewley
> > British Library National Sound Archive
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Claudia Depkin [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: 05 March 2003 19:43
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [ARSCLIST] seeking cassette deck recommendation
> >
> >
> > Can anyone recommend a cassette deck that will be gentle
> with old and
> > potentially valuable cassette tapes?
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Claudia Depkin
> > Project Manager, Wilson Processing Project for Performing Arts
> > Collections
> > The New York Public Library
> > (212) 714-8507
> >
> >
> >
> **************************************************************
> *********
> > ***
> >
> > Free exhibition at the British Library Galleries :
> >
> > Magic Pencil : Children's Book Illustration Today (to 31 March)
> > original
> > graphic work of 13 contemporary artists
> >
> >
> **************************************************************
> *********
> > **
> >
> > The information contained in this e-mail is confidential and may be
> > legally
> > privileged. It is intended for the addressee(s) only. If you are not
> > the
> > intended recipient, please delete this e-mail and notify the
> > [log in to unmask] : The contents of this e-mail must not be
> disclosed or
> > copied without the sender's consent.
> >
> > The statements and opinions expressed in this message are
> those of the
> > author and do not necessarily reflect those of the British
> Library. The
> > British Library does not take any responsibility for the
> views of the
> > author.
> >
> >
> **************************************************************
> *********
> > **
> >
>