Item 022 - Burns, E. L. M.: my Army recollections

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Burns, E. L. M.: my Army recollections

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  • October 23, 1979 (Creation)
    Main, Chris D.

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4 sound recordings (MP3)

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Item is part of the Reginald H. Roy collection of interviews.

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Item is an interview/narrative of Eedson Louis Millard Burns' experiences during World War I. Lieutenant-General Burns, C.C., D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C. served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. Interview took place on October 23, 24 and 25, 1979.

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Digital sound recording in .wav format at 16 bits and 44 kHz. In .mp3 format at 56 kbps and 32 kHz.

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One original sound tape reel (ca. 180 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 2 sound cassette copies : standard, mono. in Special Collections.

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This interview has been posted with the understanding that it may be used for research purposes only. Should the interviewee or their heirs have any objections to this interview being accessible on the Internet, it will be removed promptly.

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Contact UVic Special Collections for permission if using for other than research purposes:

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The interview and summary can be accessed though the UVic Libraries' site:

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Interview #SC104_BELM_022


Transferred from audio reel to audio cassette between 1987-1997. Interview migrated to digital format for UVic Special Collections in 2009. Digitized by HC, JF and SC, technical and cataloguing metadata provided by JF and JP. ; WWI

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Record added by JF, October 16, 2019.

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