RBCM Archives

Item T4144:0001 - Lawrence Guichon interview : [Willis, ca. 1960]

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Lawrence Guichon interview : [Willis, ca. 1960]

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  • sound recording
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  • [ca. 1960]; [ca. 1984] (Creation)

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1 audio reel : mono ; 18 cm, 1 cm of textual records

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The item consists of an audio reel recording of an interview with Lawrence P. Guichon, a rancher in the Nicola Region. In the interview Guichon discusses his father's immigration from France, his mining and ranching experiences in Canada, and some of the other pioneers of the Nicola Region.

The item also includes a partial, unedited transcript of the interview stored in container 000343-0156.

The interview was recorded around 1960 by Thomas Garnet Willis.

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Donated by Gerald Guichon, 1984-04-30.


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In 1984 the BC Archives made a half track master (2 audio reels : mono ; 18 cm) and reference cassette copies (3 audio cassettes).

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Conservation restriction: Original audio reel is in cold storage. Use reference cassettes copies for access.

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The copyright status is unknown.

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Accession number(s): 84-037, reaccessioned as T4144.

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Previously described as AAAB5792

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Speaker: Lawrence Peter Guichon, interviewer: Thomas Garnet Willis

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