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Peers, R. C. K.: my naval experiences
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- Sound recording
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CA UVICARCH SC353-1998-067-466
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April 21, 1997 (Creation)
- Cafferky, Michael Shawn, 1958-2008
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2 sound recordings (MP3)
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Name of creator
Shawn Cafferky received his B.A. in history from the University of Victoria in 1987, and his M.A. in 1989. He then earned his Ph.D. in history at Carleton University in 1996. He was employed as an historian with the Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, from 1990-1996, where he was employed on the naval team that is currently writing the official history of the Royal Canadian Navy. Since 1997, he has been teaching as a Sessional Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Victoria, and also, in both the History Department of Malaspina University College and the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC). His research interests include: Post-Confederation Canadian History, Military and Naval History, and European Diplomatic/International Relations, 1850-1950. He died suddenly in 2008.
Item is part of the Shawn Cafferky collection of interviews.
Scope and content
Item is an interview/narrative of Captain R. C. K. Peers' naval experiences. Interview took place on April 21, 1997.
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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One original audio cassette 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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/2236
A transcript is available.
Interview migrated to digital format for UVic Special Collections in 2013. Digitized by JF, technical and cataloguing metadata provided by JF and JP.
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- Peers, R. C. K. (Subject)
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Record added by JF, October 16, 2019.