Fonds PR-2245 - Alan MacMillan radio broadcast collection

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Alan MacMillan radio broadcast collection

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  • sound recording

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection.
  • Variations in title: Also described as "[CBC Radio musical programs -- excerpts]".

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  • [195-] (Creation)
    MacMillan, Alan

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15 audio discs : 30.5 cm

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Biographical history

Alan MacMillan was an audio collector in Vancouver, B.C.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of audio disc aircheck recordings of musical performances on radio programs broadcast by CBU (CBC Vancouver) in the early-to-mid-1950s. The programs heard include "Dixieland Jazz", "Jazz Workshop", "Leicester Square", "Nightspot", "Opportunity Knocks", and "Radio Rhythm".

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Donated by Allan MacMillan of Vancouver, 1988.


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No access restrictions apply.

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Copyright the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Archives code(s): SD0232; Fonds description was previously numbered AAAA8096.

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Accession number(s): SD0232


Sound recording originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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The recordings are acetate discs recorded at 33 1/3 rpm -- except for SD0232:0015, which is recorded at 45 rpm.

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