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Miscellaneous Recordings, 1955-2000


Scope and Content Note

The series contains reel-to-reel tapes, audio cassette tapes, VHS, Hi-8 video, DAT tapes, one phonograph record, one 3" 16mm film reel, and several 1/4" data cartridges mainly containing recordings of various animal sounds collected by William Watkins and others. Several tapes came with notes or correspondence; the material was foldered and is filed by recording number in box 4 and cross-references to the material are noted in the recording descriptions.


  • 1955-2000

Language of Materials

From the Collection: The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


4 boxes (4.25 lin. ft.)


Arranged in three subseries: Reel-to-reel recordings, Audio recordings, Video recordings. Recordings within subseries are arranged largely in the order in which they were stored during transfer.

Processing Information

Recording numbers for the materials in this series were assigned during processing.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository