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At a Glance
The collection is divided into four subunits--Speech Recordings Collection, Speech Laboratory Archives, Tape Recordings Collection, American Speech Recordings Collection--each with its own card catalog.
Experimental, non-commercial, commercial and radio broadcasts phonograph records and tape recordings containing a wide range of spoken arts, documentary and some musical recordings which include speeches, lectures, interviewes, prose and poetry readings, dramatic readings and dramatic performances, language series and some folk music.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Speech Recordings records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum, 1971.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1971. Accession number--M-1971.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Each of the four subunits of this collection has its own separate descriptive record in RLIN AMC. To easily find these descriptions, search either under the above titles using the TP or TW indexes or search the RT index using the exact title of this collection, or search the RID index using the record number for this collection: NYCR90-A170
Entered in AMC 12/03/90.