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So how many linear feet is 56,500 records?

joe salerno


Richard L. Hess wrote:
> This popped up in my CBC news feed, but the Winnipeg Free Press had more 
> details.
> 
> http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-m-rejects-massive-donation-of-recordings-90816414.html 
> 
> 
> The University of Manitoba first accepted and then rejected a donation 
> of 56,500 discs. Some points in the article don't seem to hold up (like 
> dates and record types), but here is a collection of 56,500 discs dating 
> back to 1913 that appears to be looking for a home. The collection 
> apparently stops about 1990.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Richard
> 
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