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Sound recordings

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Breakfast Bunch audio, 1979-1992

 Series
Accession: 1993-230-VII.
Scope and Contents:

The Breakfast Bunch audio series contains audio cassette tapes of the keynote address at these monthly events. The tapes are arranged chronologically and date from 1979 to 1992. It is not a full run, tapes are sporadic.

Dates: 1979-1992

"Music from the banks of the Brandywine" sound recording

 Collection
Accession: 1993-245
Abstract:

Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E. I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884, eventually becoming co-owner. He was an accomplished musician who composed many scores, however, he destroyed most as he became deaf. Only six survive. This compact disc contains six sound recordings of scores composed by Alfred I. du Pont. Performed by the New Tankopanicum Orchestra, conducted by Brian Cox, Published in Greenville, DE : Tank CD p1993. Includes program notes (1 folded sheet [6] p. : ill.) inserted in container.

Dates: 1993

Phonograph records, 1946-1971

 Series
Accession: 2388-XXX.
Scope and Contents:

This series consists mainly of phonograph records of a handful of William Pahlmann's radio and television appearances between 1946 and 1971. Like other interior designers, Pahlmann sought to promote himself and his work as much as possible. In radio and television, he found a pair of particularly effective mass marketing and public relations tools, which he made key components of his publicity and public relations efforts. Appearances on radio and television allowed Pahlmann to generate interest in his interior design work and helped him drum up new business for his firm William Pahlmann Associates. Radio and television also provided Pahlmann with mass media through which he could bring his ideas regarding interior design to a wider American audience.

The phonograph records in this series contain original audio recordings of several of Pahlmann's radio appearances, including his announcement of his "Path of the Sun" Everglaze fabric line and appearances on Martha Deane's radio program. The phonograph records also contain original audio recordings of Pahlmann's appearances on two television programs: "The Galen Drake Show" and "Jinx's Diary." Two phonograph records of former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's December 8, 1950 appearance on NBC Radio are preserved in this series as well. The contents of this series are arranged in the order in which they arrived at the Winterthur Museum.

Dates: 1946-1971

RCA Corporation collection of television and company history photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Accession: 2464-78
Abstract:

For over fifty years the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was one of the country's leading manufacturers and vendors of radios, phonographs, televisions, and a wide array of consumer and military electronics products. The Radio Corporation of America was incorporated in Delaware on October 17, 1919, and changed its name to RCA Corporation on May 9, 1969. This collection is primarily made up of moving images and sound recordings collected by the David Sarnoff Research Library relating to the RCA corporation dating from 1953 to 2009. There is a set of photographs related to the Nippon Television Network and two photograph albums, one of 30 Rockefeller Center and the other containing waveform and photo-radio equipment. This collection is organized into eight series: Broadcast programming, Communications, Events, History, Meetings, Popular recordings, Reference materials, and Nippon Television Network.

Dates: 1953-2009