Discography Status

The Discography of American Historical Recordings database currently includes the following content:

  • Victor Talking Machine Company and RCA Victor black label recordings made in the United States through 1942; others, including those recorded in Central and South America, through early 1937; releases derived from masters recorded in Europe by the Gramophone Company; and trial recordings of new artists and sessions from which no discs were issued
  • Columbia Records 10" domestic masters recorded between 1901 and 1934
  • Columbia Records 12" domestic masters recorded between 1906 and 1931
  • Berliner Gramophone Co. domestic recordings from 1892 to 1900
  • OKeh masters recorded between 1918 and 1931
  • US Zonophone 7", 9", 10" and 12" masters recorded between 1900 and 1912
  • Leeds & Catlin (coming soon)

The database currently has data on more than 173,000 matrix records. 10,000 Victor sides are available for online listening.