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Collection Number: 20385

Collection Title: David Price Collection of Edison Records Cylinders, circa 1888-1929

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Size 25 items
Abstract The collection contains 24 wax cylinder recordings released by Edison Records in the early twentieth century and an Edison record player. Recording artists featured on the cylinders are Ada Jones, Billy Murray, Rachael Grant, Billy Golden, Joe Hughes, Anna Case, Walter Van Brundt, Charles D'Almaine, Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra, and Jaudas' Society Orchestra. Songs include "All She Gets from the Iceman is Ice," "Steamboat Leaving Wharf at New Orleans," "Hawaiian Nights," and "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling-The Isle O' Dreams." The collector is United States Representative David Price of North Carolina. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator Price, David Eugene.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
Language English
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the David Price Collection of Edison Records Cylinders #20385, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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This summary description was created in August 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, August 2018

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David Eugene Price (1940- ) is a former political science professor at Duke University and currently a United States Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district.

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