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Samuel Vauclain

Samuel Matthews Vauclain (May 18, 1856 – February 4, 1940) was an American engineer, inventor of the Vauclain compound locomotive, and president of the Baldwin Locomotive Works. He was awarded the John Scott Award and the Elliott Cresson Medal by The Franklin Institute in 1891. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for arming the United States Army during World War I.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 18, 1856, Died February 4, 1940

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-58992 12-in. 9/1/1932 Prosperity talk Samuel Vauclain Speech speaker  
Victor CS-58993 12-in. 9/1/1932 Prosperity talk, part 2 Samuel Vauclain Speech speaker  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vauclain, Samuel," accessed March 29, 2023,

Vauclain, Samuel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from

"Vauclain, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.

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