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Steve Smolian

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From: "Steve Weiss" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 4:44 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Discographical files


>A quick announcement that may be of interest. The Southern Folklife 
>Collection just completed processing 46 linear feet of discographical 
>files. An inventory to the collection is online at:
>
> http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/30014.html
>
> an overview:
>
> The collection consists of materials related to record labels, 
> discographies, and record collecting in the United States and around the 
> world, 1907-2006. Materials include record catalogs, discographies, press 
> releases, newsletters, record release announcements, promotional 
> materials, newspaper and magazine articles, ledgers, and correspondence. 
> Also included are collectors' inventories; auction, sale, and "wants" 
> lists; collectors' reference guides; and directories of record collectors.
>
> Some catalogs, on the Capitol, Conqueror, Columbia, Decca, Gennett, 
> Harmony, His Master's Voice, King, MGM, Okeh, Parlophone, RCA Victor, 
> Regal, Vocalion, and Zonophone labels, date from the 1920s, 1930s, and 
> 1940s. There is also a Victor Records catalog from 1907 and a 1924 
> Paramount and Black Swan catalog annotated by Paramount producer J. Mayo 
> Williams and sociologist Guy B. Johnson. Okeh Records material includes 
> original label copy for about 150 records released by Okeh in the 1920s. 
> The collection also contains substantial materials related to the American 
> Record Corporation, Arhoolie, Bear Family, Champion, County, Edison, 
> Romeo, Sugar Hill, and Smithsonian/Folkways record labels. There are less 
> inclusive materials relating to many other companies. Ledgers include 
> Brunswick and Vocalion ledger sheets from the 1920s, as well as ledgers of 
> recordings made by record producer Art Satherley. Among the collectors 
> represented are Eugene Earle, John Edwards, Will Roy Hearne, and D.K. 
> Wilgus; among those with extensive discographies are Kitty Wells and 
> Johnny Cash.
>
>
> Best,
>
> Steve Weiss
> Director, Southern Folklife Collection
>
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