Fonds SC364 - University of Victoria Special Collections fonds

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University of Victoria Special Collections fonds

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  • 1982 (Creation)

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4 videocassettes

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The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections is a repository for rare books, archival materials, architectural plans, oral history interviews, and other unique or valuable materials held apart from the main library.

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The fonds consists of the raw videotape footage produced by Special Collections. The interviewees are as follows: tape 1, Tom Hudson; tape 2, George Woodcock with Howard Gerwing; tape 3, Julia Welbourne and George Steggles; tape 4, Robin Skelton with Howard Gerwing.

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In 1982, the Special Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries endeavoured to raise the profile of its extensive Herbert Read fonds by conducting videotaped interviews with various people on Herbert Read and the archives.


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These tapes were edited by Murray Edwards (AVTV) to create a finished tape, which is available in the Film Centre (MAF): Sir Herbert Read [videorecording] (Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria Television Productions, [1982]) Call no. PR6035 E24Z83

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Revised by JF, August 9, 2013.

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  • English

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