LC's pre-1910 spoken word recordings on single CD

August 1987
Library Journal;8/1/1987, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on the Library of Congress (LC) storage of its entire collection of the spoken word recorded before 1910 in a single compact disc. Development of the LC system with modified existing technology.


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