Recorded Sound Archive: Search the Catalog

Cylinder phonograph record storage.
Cylinder phonograph record storage.

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Thomas Edison National Historical Park's sound archive holdings database is available for public searches on-line, as a part of the National Park Service Library Program's "NPS LIBRIS Discovery Portal" at Thomas Edison NHP's catalog records in NPS LIBRIS include MARC-format data for the 11,000 cylinder records and 39,000 disc records preserved at the Edison Laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey. The majority of the phonograph records in the catalog are Edison recordings made between 1888 and 1929. The collection also includes some Edison-era recordings released by competing companies.

Last updated: June 14, 2023

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