Sound Recordings, c. 1915-1941, 1969

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Consists of sound recordings created by, acquired by, or about the Smithsonian Institution and its staff. Materials include aluminum and acetate discs; audio cylinders; phonographs; and preservation copies on 1/4" audiotape.


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1915
  • 1915-1969
  • c 1915-1941, 1969

Restrictions & Rights

Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Listening copies may not be available, but can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details


  • Media programs (Education)
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Radio programs


  • Sound recordings
  • Audiotapes
  • Phonograph records

Local number

SIA RS01487

Physical description

30.42 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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