The Virginian [Sound recording]

Book, Audio

Accession Number: 2017.8.14

Summary/Description: Original two piece telescoping cardboard shipping carton with rivet contruction and metal reinforced corners, typed label on side, "The Virginian 21r." Black paper label in print on side B and black label in braille on side A, legend reads in gold ink "Isabelle Archer Dyer Memorial Record/Talking Book/Solely For The Use Of The Blind/Provided by the U.S. Government Through/The Library of Congress/recorded by/American Foundation for the Blind/Licensed under Dyer Patents/AFB 976/The Virginian/By Owen Wister/Copyright, 1917, by The MacMillian Company/Pressed by RCA Manufacturing Co., Inc., Camden, N.J., U.S.A." Narrator: Knight, John Records are numbered APH 8181 through APH 8195.

Narrator: Knight, John

Author: Wister, Owen

History/Provenance: Donor found these in his Minnesota high school while gathering props for a play as a student, took them home, and kept them through several moves. Other books in the set are stamped Minneapolis Braille and Sightsaving Class.

Credit Line: Gift of Michael P. Lucas, 2017.8.

Publish Date: ca. 1939

Printer: American Foundation for the Blind

Place Printed: New York, NY

Subjects: Recreational reading Literature Talking books

Physical Description: 21 sound discs : rigid vinyl, 11 13/16 in. diameter; telescoping cardboard shipping carton, 13.375 x 13.375 x 2.375 in.