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Collection of 78rpm Sound Discs
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Collection of 78rpm sound discs
    Identifier/Call Number: PASC-M.0174
    Physical Description: 513.5 Linear Feet (1027 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1960
    Abstract: Archival collection of 78 rpm sound recordings. The collection is in the midst of being processed. The finding aid will be updated periodically.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Audio material partially processed.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of 78rpm Sound Discs (Collection PASC-M 174). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff.
    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    We are committed to providing ethical, inclusive, and anti-racist description of the materials we steward, and to remediating existing description of our materials that contains language that may be offensive or cause harm. We invite you to submit feedback about how our collections are described, and how they could be described more accurately, by filling out the form located on our website: Report Potentially Offensive Description in Library Special Collections. 

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9934670783606533 

    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