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Re: [ARSCLIST] unknown artists and archives
Karl Miller wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Don Cox wrote:
> > Librarians seem to like throwing books out. No doubt they have the same
> > attitude to sound archives.
> I was forced to let go of 4 pallets, with boxes three high, of 78s to be
> unloaded at a surplus sale...$10 was the winning bid. As curator at the time, I was
> not allowed to make a bid on them. There were some choice items there.
> I have no idea what happened to the discs or if they ever made it to
> market. I just don't understand...
For a time, I was bidding on (and winning) some interesting record sets from lists put
out by libraryemporium..got a number of Library of Congress sets of American poets.
After a while their lists consisted of nothing but books and videotapes so I gave up