Wikimedia CH/Micro Grant/EJS

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Please provide the following information for your micro-grant request:

Your Username: Carl is submitting in this Micro-grants request.

Your Country of residence: Switzerland

Amount requested: CHF 220.67 (£ 143.76)

Planned activity: The Public Domain project is in the creation process of a physical- and digital collection of reference books.

For the rights investigation of His Master's Voice opera vocal recordings on shellac and vinyl discs we need the two volume set of EJS Recordings.

I want hereby apply CHF 220.67 (GBP 143.76) for a 2nd hand library edition of the two volume set "Edward J. Smith Recordings" (Discographies, Number 54; 795 pages; 1994 by William Shaman, William J. Collins and Calvin M. Goodwin; Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut; ISBN: 0-313-27868-7 / Discographies, Number 81; 925 pages; 1999 by William Shaman, William J. Collins and Calvin M. Goodwin; Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut; ISBN: 0-313-29835-1).

We publish all books of our collection on this page: http://en.publicdomainproject.org/index.php/Library_of_the_Public_Domain_Project

People involved
Swiss Foundation Public Domain with his two chapters: Public Domain Project (Switzerland) and Dominio Público Sonoro (Uruguay). Users of the Wikimedia Digitization User Group.

Please explain what influence your activity will have on Wikimedia Projects
More uploads of digitized music records to Wikimedia Commons.

It's impossible to publish an exact number of uploads, because of the time-spending work of the rights clearing. Every additional reference book help us to donate more "public domain" audio files to Wikimedia Commons.

Important: After having submitted your request, please write an eMail to info@wikimedia.ch with your contact details (at least: Name, Surname, Email address)



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Result: The Micro-grant committee approved this request unanimously.