- Collection ID:
Alma Mater Recording Company
- Physical Description:
9.86 Cubic Feet
265 sound discs (vinyl); 24 sound cassettes; 269 sound tape reels; 1 document case; 1 oversize box
This collection contains audio recordings made by Alma Mater Recording Company, featuring camp, folk, pop and broadway songs recorded at various summer camps and schools in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and North Carolina.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains vinyl discs, cassette tapes, open reel tapes, lacquer discs, and papers produced by the Alma Mater Recording Co. between 1959-1986. The vinyl discs and cassettes represent the commercial recordings produced by the company, while the open reel tapes and laquer disc represent the associated master recordings. Papers include correspondence with various camps, promotional material, and cover designs.
The Alma Mater Recording Co. audio recordings were processed and described at a basic level in 2010. A more detailed processing of the audio recordings, along with an updated finding aid, was completed by Cecilia Peterson in July 2015.
Jeff Place and Cecilia Peterson
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Collection donated by Alma Mater Recording Company founder and owner Martin Stein in 2001.
Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Conditions Governing Use note
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Preferred Citation note
Alma Mater Recording Company audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
600 Maryland Ave SW