Guide to the Greene Family disc audio recordings collection circa 1910-1940s
SC 6.1

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Greene Family disc audio recordings collection
ID
SC 6.1
Date [inclusive]
circa 1910-1940s
Extent
4.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
5 linear feet of shelf space
Location note
(MASC Staff Use) 1-1
Language
English
Abstract
Audio recordings of popular music (78 and 33 1/3 rpm discs) and a Victor model Vic V player.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Breene Family disc audio recordings collection, circa 1910-1940s

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of commercially produced audio discs of popular music (78 and 33 1/3 rpm, 65 items), and a Victor model Vic V player in working condition. Well-known artists in the collection include Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Dennis Day, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, the Ink Spots, and others. A detailed list of the recordings is filed with the collection.

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Arrangement note

The discs are housed in bound volumes, with the items kept in their original order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2015

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for examination by researchers, but playback equipment for listening may not be available at the repository.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Joseph and Laurie Greene donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2015 (MS.2015.04).

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2015.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Music
  • Musical performances
  • Phonograph records -- Specimens
  • Popular music -- 1921 to 1930
  • Popular music -- 1931 to 1940
  • Popular music -- 1941 to 1950
  • Record covers -- Specimens
  • Record players -- Specimens
  • Sound Recordings

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Collection Inventory

Box

Audio recordings (78 and 33 1/3 rpm discs), and album covers circa 1920s-1940s 

1-2

Victor model Vic V player (Type A, serial number 46585) and horn circa 1910 

3-4