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Creators:
McCarter, Jay
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1940s-1950s.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0541
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 78 r.p.m. recordings of jazz artists, including many by Duke Ellington, many of them test pressings.

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Creators:
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1940-1941
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0162
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Joseph Schillinger (1895-1943), composer and musical theorist, worked extensively with the Rhythmicon. The Rhythmicon, constructed in 1931, is the earliest electronic rhythm machine. The collection consists of recordings of the Rhythmicon.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1932, 1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three phonograph records documenting the WMAL radio broadcast "Wonders of the National Museum," which aired on 16 August 1932. The broadcast features WMAL broadcaster Ted Church and was the second of three segments for the Columbia Broadcasting System program "Odd Spots of Washington, D.C." Church takes listeners ...

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1977-2007
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) publications, meetings and reports.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1839-2001
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-342
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records primarily created by Carl W. Mitman during his tenure as Curator of the Division of Mechanical Technology, 1921-1932, and Head Curator of the Department of Arts and Industries, 1932-1948, United States National Museum. These files create a biographical sketch of a multitude of engineers, inventors, and indust...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1984, 1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists of 1", 1/4", and 3/4" (U-Matic) audiotape recordings of educational training programs. The programs address issues such as conservation of museum objects, protection of museum property, museum accessibility, and educator interpretation of collections. Program lecturers include R. M. (Robert M.) Organ, Director...

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Century Recording Studios.
Dodd, Ed, (1902-1986?) (cartoonist)
Dodd, Rosemary Wood
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Dates:
before 1985.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (10 items)
Television program:,Videotape cassette.
Master copies :,Vinyl sound discs,,10" diam.,,33-1/3 r.p.m.
User copies:,Audiotapes, open-reel,,7",,7-1/2 ips.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0165
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Videotapes:,Interview with Dodd, 31:58 running time; and copy of television program, "The Well-Traveled Trail."

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1915-2010
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records from the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) concerning finances, bylaws, meetings and publications. Materials include account ledgers, "The Auk," "The Auklet," meeting programs and abstracts, photographs, videotape, and a record album. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Quealy, William H., Judge
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1950-1970.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box, 9 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0296
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eight commercial 33-1/3 r.p.m. recordings of music produced by Duke Ellington, with album covers autographed by Ellington to Judge Quealy; and a Christmas card from Ellington addressed to Judge Quealy.

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Creators:
Gray, Amelia Cobb.
Dates:
circa 1920 - circa 1930
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-027
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1920-1930, consists of booklets, pamphlets and fold-out sheets relating to sewing, dressmaking and fabric. Also present are four 78-rpm record albums.

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