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Guide to the William R. Moran Sound Recording Collection ARS.0075
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1. Sound recordings

Box 1, Box 2, Box 3, Box 4, Box 5, Box 6, Box 7, Box 8, Box 9, Box 10, Box 11, Box 12, Box 13, Box 14, Box 15, Box 17

Custom vinyl and shellac pressings (and a few lacquers). Refer to ARS for contents list.

Physical Description: 700 78 rpm discs (approx.)
Box 15, Box 17

Metal mothers, masters, and stampers

Physical Description: 10 metal parts
Box 16

Open reel tapes

Box 16

Jean De Reszke, Faust-Salve Dimora, Bettini Cylinder

Physical Description: 1 5" open reel tape
Box 16

Dame Nellie in America (Copies of Australian Radio Broadcasts) 1982

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 16

Walkure, Exxon - N.Y.Philharmonic Broadcasts, Originally from KDFC, San Francisco - Program No. N801-19C

Physical Description: 1 10.5" open reel tape
Box 16

Mary Shastid Martin, piano compositions, recorded in Northridge, California 1955

Physical Description: 3 10.5" open reel tapes

2. Papers

Box 17

Stroboscope master

Box 18

Schumann-Heink Correspondence 1966-1984

Physical Description: 8 folders

Scope and Contents

William Moran and James McPherson were contributors and consulting editors for the Opera Quarterly. These letters were McPherson's correspondence with members of Ernestine Schumann-Heink's family from 1966 to 1984. McPherson was the author of an unpublished book on Schumann-Heink.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schumann-Heink, Ernestine, 1861-1936.
Box 18

Donation Lists, Recording notebooks, Spoken Word Card File copies, Stroboscope copies

Physical Description: 8 folders