Fonds PR-0605 - Allan Klenman fonds

Popular radio broadcaster Billy Browne at Hastings Park, Vancouver Radio announcer Don McKim and technician Glen Robitaille take a break before a broadcast from Van... Ray Norris, guitar; Chuck Barbour, trumpet; Curly Kemp, accordion; Sonny Richardson, violin; an u... Technician Allan Klenman at CKWX radio console. Allan Klenman, standing, was the studio technician for this broadcast of  "The Crone Safety ... Early morning radio listeners could apply to announcer Billy Browne for membership in the "C... A radio skit rehearsal at CKWX during World War II; left to right, Larry McCance, Peggy (unknown)... Operator Jack Hughes in one of CKWX's control rooms; CKWX was among the first stations to se... An announcer at CKWX, Victoria. An announcer at CKWX, Victoria.

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Allan Klenman fonds

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  • 1934-1961 (Creation)
    Klenman, Allan Abraham, 1920-

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39 cm of textual records and other material

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Allan Klenman was an advertising salesman for several BC radio stations, including CKNW, CKWX, CKMO, and CKDA.

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The fonds consists of correspondence and accounts information, promotional materials, photographs, and ephemera relating to Allan Klenman's career as a salesman in radio. The fonds also includes sound recordings of short radio announcements, advertisements, and opening and closings of radio programs.

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Received from Allan Klenman, 1978 and 1981-1984.


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  • File list available.
  • Item-level descriptions of the sound recordings and some photographs are available on-line.

Associated materials

T3890 and T4150 are oral history interviews with Allan Klenman (recorded in 1981 and 1984, respectively) in which he discusses his involvement in radio broadcasting.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): MS-1952; 197901-089; 198310-013; SD0012; SD0020; SD0032; SD0145; T2903; T3098.

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Accession number(s): MS-1952; 197901-089; 198310-013; SD0012; SD0020; SD0032; SD0145; T2903; T3098


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

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Includes: 92 photographs, 13 audio discs, and 2 audio reels.

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