In This Section
- AES 2014 Election Results
- The results are in!
- Time to Vote: 2014 AES Elections
- Deadline was Friday, July 11th
- AES Showcases Latest Audio Innovations and Best Practices at 136th International Convention in Berlin
- Successful Technical Program and Exhibition draw high attendance and positive response from attendees and exhibitors alike
- Graham Blyth Celebrates 20 years of Organ Concerts at AES 135
- Audio and Video Downloads Now Available
Magnetic Recording Sources and Links
Magnetic Recording Sources and Links
- 8-Track Heaven
- Audio Tape Recording links and equipment from Peter O'Neill in Adelaide, Australia.
- Begun, Semi Joseph. Magnetic Recording. New York : Rinehart, 1949, Chapter 1 and Chapter 6
- Bibliography of Histories of Magnetic Tape Sound Recording by Jay McKnight from Audio Engineering Society Historical Committee
- Bing Crosby article in Michael Kassel's ezine ready.to.ware
- Boombox Museum
- Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) in San Diego
- Consumer Electronics (CE) Hall of Fame: 2000: Ray Dolby and Charles Ginsburg and Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita and Alexander Poniatoff - 2001: Valdemar Poulsen and Earl Muntz - 2002: William Lear
- Dead Recording Media from David Morton includes wire and tape recorders
- EMTEC history of BASF tape with sample 1936 recording
- Grundig history from Grundig AG
- IEEE History Center at Rutgers University in Rutgers NJ.
- In STEREO! The History of Stereo Sound in the Movies from
- George A. Flaxman
- Magnetic Disk Heritage Center in San Jose and the RAMAC anniversary
- Magnetic Recording History Pictures
- Marvin Camras from Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology
- Motion Picture Sound links
- Museum of Sound Recording in New York City
- Nagra history from Nagra
- Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in Minnesota has teh Mullin collection
- Poulsen's Patent from AMPS newsletter
- RAMAC anniversary from MDHC
- SAGE defense system
- Sony history from Sony includes Morita's 1953 trip in Chapter 4.
- Studer and Revox history from Studer
- Tape Recording Technology by Jerry Whitaker, from Broadcast Engineering 30th anniversary in 1989
- Tape Restoration Services from Richard L. Hess
- time-warp the archive of vintage technology through the decades is an interactive virtual technology history museum with pictures and descriptions of artifacts of consumer technology of the twentieth century, from Laura Greenfield
Books and Articles
- Angus, Robert. "History of Magnetic Recording," Audio, August and September, 1984.
- Camras, Marvin, ed.. Magnetic Tape Recording. New York, 1985.
- Clark, Mark H. "The Magnetic Recording Industry, 1878-1960: an international study in business and technological history." Ph. D. thesis, University of Delaware, 1992.
- Clark, Mark H. "Suppressing Innovation: Bell Laboratories and Magnetic Recording." Technology and Culture 34, July 1993, pp. 522-6.
- Grahme, Arthur. "Recording the Saipan Fight on Wire," Popular Science 145, December, 1944, p. 201.
- Kusisto, Oscar P. "Magnetic Tape Recording, Reels, Cassettes, or Cartridges?" Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 25, October/November 1977, pp. 828-835.
- Livingston, James D. Driving Force: The Natural Magic of Magnets. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996.
- "Magnetic Wire Recorder," Life 15, 1942, pp. 49-50.
- Marlow, Eugene and Eugene Secunda. Shifting Time and Space: the Story of Videotape. New York: Praeger, 1991
- Miller, John Anderson. Men and Volts at War: The Story of General Electric in World War II. New York: McGraw Hill, 1947.
- Morton, David Lindsay, Jr. "The History of Magnetic Recording in the United States, 1888-1978." Ph.D. thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995, p. 340-379.
- Morton, David Lindsay, Jr. "'The Rusty Ribbon': John Herbert Orr and the Making of the Magnetic Recording Industry, 1945-1960." Business History Review 67, Winter 1993.
- Mullin, John T. "Creating the Craft of Tape Recording" in High Fidelity, April, 1976.
- Nmungwun, Aaron Foisi. Video Recording Technology: its impact on media and home entertainment. Hillsdale, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1989.
- 1999-2002 by Steven E. Schoenherr. All rights reserved.
Return to Recording Technology History | this page revised 10/16/02