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A a Linguist I am interested in these recordings and if the host archive participates in http://www.language-archives.org/

- hugh paterson


On Jul 3, 2013, at 11:36 PM, David Lewis wrote:

> I suspect what's left of the Curtis cylinder collection is at Indiana
> University, unless some have landed in the Folklife Collection at LoC.
> Curtis' effects have shown up in various places, though
> mainly in California. I suspect that he donated the cylinders during his
> lifetime. However, that collection is one of IU's preservation poster
> children. It has fallen prey to chemical decomposition
> and I can't say how much of it is still conservable. Perhaps someone on
> this list who is closer to the collection could report.
> 
> Uncle Dave Lewis
> Cincinnati, OH
> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 PM, Chris Bishop <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> 
>> Edward Curtis, best known as a photographer of native Americans "made over
>> 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of Indian language and music" according to
>> Wikipedia. Do these recordings survive, and are any available to the
>> public, or, more conveniently, online?
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Chris Bishop
>>