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Finding Aid for the Collection of 78rpm sound discs 1910-1960
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of 78rpm sound discs,
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1960
    Collection number: 174-M
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Archival collection of 78 rpm sound recordings. The collection is in the midst of being processed. The finding aid will be updated periodically.


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    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of 78rpm sound discs, 174-M, Performing Arts Special Collections , University of California, Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Archival collection of 78 rpm gramophone records housed in the UCLA Music Library, Archive of Popular American Music. General collection, Box 1 - 263, 280 - 299, 303 - 304, 339 - 347/Jazz recordings, Box 264 - 274, 305 - 338/Wolcott gift, Box 275 - 279/Silbaugh gift, Box 300 - 302
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. General Collection
    • Series 3. Cal State Long Beach Gift
    • Series 4. Eselun Gift
    • Series 5. Harry James Sound Recording Collection
    • Series 6. Silbaugh Gift
    • Series 7. Ken Stone Gift
    • Series 8. Kelmer Gift
    • Series 9. Walter Collection
    • Series 10. Wolcott Gift