RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

American Folklife Center archive

Repository/Collector:
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Repository/Collector Type:
Federal Library
City:
Washington
State:
D.C.
Country:
United States
Extent:
5.3 million items
Content types:
Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Formats:
Lacquer disc, Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), Metal disc, MiniDisc, Cylinder, Sound wire reel, Analog audiocassette, Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Polyester open reel tape, Acetate open reel tape, Paper open reel tape, Digital audio file (including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.), Motion picture film, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, 8mm video (including Hi8), DV (including MiniDV), Betacam (including Betacam SP), Digital Betacam (a.k.a. DigiBeta), U-matic (including U-matic S), DVCPro, Open reel video, DVCAM, HDCAM, Data disk (floppy disk), Photographic print, Photographic negative, and Text document
Inventory description:
Paper inventory or finding aid, Card index, Spreadsheet, Relational database, EAD finding aid, Online catalog record, and Digital text document (other than spreadsheet or database)
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment and Known damage (repairs needed)
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