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Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Pilot Project

(These pages are slightly modified versions of the original pilot project pages put online in 2002)

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Introduction

Introduction to the scope and purpose of the pilot project

Technical Details

Details on the analog to digital conversion process, the compression used for web access, and cataloging

An initiative of the UC Santa Barbara Library • (805) 893-5444 • Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010. [Envelope] Direct questions or comments about the project or this page to the project staff or visit the help pages.

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Afghanistan - Lopez and Hamilton's Kings of Harmony Orchestra. (Edison Blue Amberol: 4043), Edison Record: 7142), [1920].


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Listen to a podcast or live stream of Recorded Incunabula, 1891-1898 on Cylinder Radio

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Did You Know?
The first cylinder recording was made in 1877 on tinfoil by Thomas Edison.

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