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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 90-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
1894-1955
Level:
file
Size:
25 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: "Calliope Blues," "Little Painted Horse," and "The Merry-go-round Broke Down."

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Dates:
1848-1979
undated
Level:
subseries
Size:
48 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S21
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

General songs and instrumentals with "music box" in the title or pictured on the cover. Calliope is in Series 11. Includes: seven "Music Box" titles by different composers, "Our Music Box" with a cover photograph of Frank Sinatra, and "Turn on the Old Music Box" from Pinocchio.

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Dates:
1850-1982
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Subseries 16, Circus, Fair, Zoo, 1850-1982, is organized as follows: General Songs about the Circus; Barnum & Bailey and Ringling; Clowns, Harlequins, Jester, and Jugglers; The Flying Trapeze; Elephants; Zoo/Menagerie; Fairs; and Merry-go-round, Ferris Wheel, and Calliope.

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Dates:
undated
1835-1948
Level:
file
Size:
16 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S21
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains music for or cover illustrations of castanets, glockenspiel, Jew's harp, kazoo, lute, lyre, marimba, and xylophone. Calliope is in Series 11.Includes: "Jew's Harp Bill" and "When Erastus Plays His Old Kazoo."

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Creators:
Cook Labs
Cook, Emory, 1913-2002
Dates:
1908-2002, bulk 1948-1965
Size:
6.3 Cubic feet (Phonograph albums)
63.5 Cubic feet (Open-reel tapes)
8.75 Cubic feet (Business records)
78.55 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.COOK
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Cook Labs records, which date from 1939-2002, document the activities of audio engineer Emory Cook and his label Cook Labs. The contents include business records, materials relating to recording artists, photographs, and production materials, as well as phonograph records, master recordings and unpublished recordings produced by or associated with the Cook Labs label. The collection also contains two interviews conducted with Emory Cook in 1990: one by Jeff Place and one by Anthony Seeger and Nicholas Spitzer. There are several physical objects relating to Cook Labs including a bag of powdered vinyl, a binaural playing arm, and a condenser microphone.

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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1996
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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