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Hibbard, James C.: my Navy recollections
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- Sound recording
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CA UVICARCH SC104-XXIII-208
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June 6, 1983 (Creation)
- Main, Chris D.
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19 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 James C. Hibbard's experiences during World War II. Rear-Admiral Hibbard, D.S.C. served with the Royal Canadian Navy. Interview took place on June 6, 7, 13, 27, July 2, 7 and August 14, 1983.
Digital sound recording in .wav format at 16 bits and 44 kHz. In .mp3 format at 56 kbps and 24 kHz.
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Six original sound tape reels (ca. 720 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 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: email@example.com
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The interview and summary can be accessed though the UVic Libraries' site: http://contentdm.library.uvic.ca:80/cdm/ref/collection/collection13/id/1062
Special Collections holds an additional interview with R.-Adm. Hibbard. Hibbard refers to articles in The Crowsnest (1955) and Canadian Geographic Journal (Nov. 1944) which may include: "Admiral Hibbard Soon to Retire" in The Crowsnest, v. 7, no. 6 (Apr. 1955), p. 3; "Rear-Admiral Hibbard's Retirement Announced", p. 5-6; and William Strange, "The Wonderful Year: Royal Canadian Navy, 1943-44" in Canadian Geographic Journal, v. 29, no. 5 (Nov. 1944), p. 208-241.
Transferred from audio reel to audio cassette between 1987-1997. Interview migrated to digital format for UVic Special Collections in 2010. Digitized by JF, technical and cataloguing metadata provided by JF and JP.
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- Hibbard, James Calcutt, b. 1908 (Subject)
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Record added by JF, October 16, 2019.