8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Sound--Recording and reproducing.

  1. Joint Committee on Materials for Research records, 1925-1940

    25,000 items ; 83 containers ; 33.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Joint Committee of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council established in November 1929 for the purpose of fostering the acquisition, identification, and preservation of source materials. Correspondence, minutes and agenda of meetings, and papers relating to the committee's surveys of materials for research. Includes information on library and archives...

  2. Lee De Forest papers, 1884-1955

    375 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio pioneer and inventor. Correspondence, diaries, technical notes and other material relating to De Forest's inventions in radio and electronics and their effect in sound recording and transmission, efforts to exploit his discoveries through various business ventures, and his competition with Guglielmo Marconi in the field of wireless communication.

  3. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the...

  4. H. Vose Greenough Jr. papers, 1937-1972

    .5 linear feet (2 boxes). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Personal papers of H. Vose Greenough Jr., founder and owner of Technichord Records, a small recording company in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as materials from Technichord Records.

  5. Harold Sunde papers, 1925-1948

    440 items ; 4 containers plus 4 oversize ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer. Correspondence, legal documents, reports, blueprints, articles, speeches, and printed matter pertaining to Sunde's work as an engineer for the Radio Corporation of America.

  6. Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    90.5 linear feet (230 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 76,345 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

  7. Isabelle Sayers papers, circa 1886-1980

    3.7 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 map case folders, approximately 3,250 items). -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paper and photographic materials created and gathered by Isabelle S. Sayers as she assembled her collection of early recordings and audio equipment.

  8. Les Paul papers, 1904-2000

    5,900 items ; 42 containers ; 21 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Les Paul was a Grammy-winning musician and inventor known for his virtuosic guitar playing, pioneering of multitrack recording, and invention of the solid-body electric guitar. His inventions left an indelible impact on the music industry. In addition to live concerts he performed on the radio and on television, notably with his second wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford. The Les Paul Papers...