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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MOOGK, EDWARD B., 1914-1979
MUS 120


Edward B. Moogk fonds.  - [ca. 1923]-[ca. 1973].  - 2.40 m of textual records.  - 125 photographs.  - 15 negatives.  - 48 audio tape reels.  - 6 audio tape cassettes.  - 4 audio discs.  - 1 film reel. 

Biographical sketch
A specialist in sound recording, he pursued a career in radio under the professional name of Ed Manning and in the recording industry.  A collector of Canadian recordings, he was the curator of the Recorded Sound Collection at the Music Division of the National Library of Canada from 1972 to 1979.  Moogk is also the author of the work entitled Roll Back the Years:  History of Canadian Recorded Sound and Its Legacy:  Genesis to 1930 (Ottawa, 1975). 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the professional activities of Edward B.  Moogk:  correspondence; radio texts; manuscript of Roll Back the Years; collection of manuscript music books (Thomas Laister); records of Richard Weinrath; photographs, chiefly of personalities in the world of music and musical groups; sound recordings of radio programs by Pauline Donalda and Emma Albani; film on Ed Manning. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Edward B.  Moogk, in several accessions, between 1972 and 1979; from the Estate of Edward B. Moogk in 1980; and from Edith Moogk, wife of Edward B. Moogk, in 1981. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  summary lists. 



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