University of Rhode Island Library

Special Collections and Archives

Register to the Early Recordings of Rhode Island State College


Overview of the Collection

Creator:

Rhode Island State College

Title:

Early Recordings of Rhode Island State College

Dates:

1948-1950

Quantity:

1 box(es) (.25 linear feet)

Abstract:

Contains twenty-two 78 rpm phonograph records of lectures on agricultural topics.

Identification:

Rec. Gr. 143

Language:

The records are in English.

Repository:

University of Rhode Island Library, Special Collections and Archives Unit 15 Lippitt Road Kingston, RI 02881-2011 http://www.uri.edu/library/special_collections/


Historical Information

The origin of the recordings in this collection is unknown. Members of the faculty in the Rhode Island State College School of Agriculture recorded the lectures from 1948 through 1950. The lectures may have been used as part of daily radio broadcasts by the Cooperative Extension Service of the College that aired on WPRO radio's Extension Farm Chat radio service.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of twenty-two 78 rpm phonograph records of lectures on agricultural subjects made between August 10, 1948 and June 9, 1950 by professors in the Agricultural School at Rhode Island State College.

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Arrangement

The recordings are arranged chronologically in a single series.

List of Series:
Recordings

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Restrictions

Open for research.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Photocopying and scanning of materials is a fee based service available in the repository and is allowed at the discretion of the Archivist when in compliance to the Unit's policy on copyright and publication.

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Index Terms

These records are indexed under the following headings in the HELIN catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.

Allbritten, Herbert
Bell, Robert
Bond, George
Christopher, Everett P. (Everett Percy), 1904-
Delaplane, John P.
Higgins, Thomas Craven
Kerr, Theodore W. (Theodore William), 1912-
Kneeland, Charles
Laar, John
Ladd, John E.
Larmie, Walter Esmond
Odland, Theodore Eugene, 1892-
Palmer, Eugene
Rhode Island State College
Rhode Island State College. Agriculture Dept
Rhode Island State College. Extension Service
Salomon, Milton
Stuart, Homer Ohliger, 1903-
Tennant, John L.

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Related Material

See also the Everett P. Christopher Papers, MssGr 80, and the Rachel and Tom Higgins Papers, MssGr 192, for more information on two of the lecturers in the collection, and the Records of the Agricultural Experiment Station, RecGr 73, for information on agricultural research at Rhode Island State College and the University of Rhode Island.

There are no known separated materials.

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Physical Charateristics or Technical Requirements

The phonograph records require a 78 rpm phonograph player.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The custodial history of the records is unknown.

Preferred Citation

Early Recordings of Rhode Island State College, Rec. Gr. 143, University of Rhode Island Archives

Acquisitions Information

It is not known when the records were acquired by the University Archives.

Processing Information

The records were processed in October 2007 by David Sherman. The phonograph records had been stored in brittle paper sleeves, and had dirt and some inactive mold on the discs. The discs were cleaned using RCA D4+ record cleaning solution, and were re-housed in polyethylene sleeves.

Finding aid prepared by David Sherman.

Finding aid encoded by David Sherman on 2007 Oct 18

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Inventory


Series:

Recordings

Dates:

1948-1950

Extent:

1 box(es) (.25 linear feet)

Types of Materials:

sound recordings


Scope and Content Note

Contains twenty-two 78 rpm phonograph records of lectures on various agricultural subjects by professors in the Agricultural School at Rhode Island State College.

Arrangement

The recordings are arranged chronologically. Some discs contain two recordings whose dates encompass the dates of other discs; in those cases the discs are arranged by the date of the earliest recording. One disc at the end of the series cannot be dated with certainty.


Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

1

1

Bond, George: So You're Not Taking a Vacation?

Aug 10, 1948

2

Delaplane, John P.: A New Respiratory Disease

Aug 11, 1948

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

2

1

Kerr, Theodore W.: Insects in 1948

Oct 15, 1948

2

Delaplane, John P.: Internal Parasites

Oct 18, 1948

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

3

1

Delaplane, John P.: Science Saves You Money

Dec 10, 1948

2

Allbritten, Herbert: Grassland Farming

Dec 13, 1948

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

4

1

Odland, Theodore E.: Crop Varieties for 1949

Feb 1, 1949

2

Delaplane, John P.: Management Practices

Feb 2, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

5

1

Laar, John: Tender Grass Makes Milk

May 11, 1949

2

Delaplane, John P.: Chronic Respiratory Disease

May 12, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

6

1

Tennant, John L.: Price Prospects

Jun 15, 1949

2

Delaplane, John P.: Progress in Poultry Research

Jun 16, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

7

1

Ladd, John E.: Making Good Silage

Jun 27, 1949

2

Higgins, Thomas: Labor Efficiency on the Farm

Jun 28, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

8

1

Christopher, Everett P.: Summer Orchard Notes

Jul 15, 1949

2

Higgins, Thomas: Our Chicken of Tomorrow

Jul 18, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

9

1

Kneeland, Charles: The Vegetable Marketing Problem

Aug 2, 1949

2

Delaplane, John P.: Bluecomb Pullet Disease

Aug 3, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

10

1

Stuart, Homer O.: Our Human Resources

Sep 5, 1949

2

Higgins, Thomas: Keep the Hens on the Job

Sep 6, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

11

1

Larmie, Walter: Come and See Us

Oct 4, 1949

2

Delaplane, John P.: Our Vaccination Program

Oct 14, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

12

1

Higgins, Thomas: Poultry Notes

Oct 5, 1949

2

Salomon, Milton: Bacteria, Friends in the Soil

Oct 17, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

13

1

Christopher, Everett P.: A Balanced Fruit Business

Nov 4, 1949

2

Higgins, Thomas: A Good Show

Nov 7, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

14

1

Delaplane, John P.: A Disease Conference

Nov 23, 1949

2

Tennant, John L.: Farm Prices

Nov 24, 1949

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

15

1

Higgins, Thomas: Challenge to Poultrymen

Dec 12, 1949

2

Allbritten, Herbert: Plan Summer Pastures Now

May 10, 1950

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

16

1

Kerr, Theodore W.: Insects of 1949

Feb 8, 1950

2

Higgins, Thomas: Poultry Review

Feb 9, 1950

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

17

1

Higgins, Thomas: What's Ahead for Poultry

Mar 17, 1950

2

Unlabeled Recording

n.d.

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

18

1

Higgins, Thomas: Summer Laying Shelter Management

Apr 12, 1950

2

Palmer, Eugene: Egg Quality Study

Apr 13, 1950

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Side
Title
Date(s)

19

1

Tennant, John L.: Feed-Grain Prices

May 1, 1950

2

Higgins, Thomas: Control of Leveosis Complex

May 2, 1950

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

20

1

Bell, Robert: What is Loam?

May 3, 1950

2

Delaplane, John P.: Infectious Bronchitis

May 5, 1950

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

21

1

Higgins, Thomas: A New Type of Laying Shelter

Jun 8, 1950

2

Bell, Robert: It's in the Bag

Jun 9, 1950

Disc
Side
Title
Date(s)

22

1

Odland, Theodore E.: Seed Mixtures

Feb 21, 19[49]

2

Delaplane, John P.: Brooding Pullets

Feb 22, 19[49]