Fonds PR-2246 - Arthur Helps radio broadcast collection

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Arthur Helps radio broadcast collection

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The collection comprises 23 episodes of "Town Meeting [of the Air] in Canada", a public affairs radio program that was broadcast on CJOR from 1943 to 1971. Arthur Helps was the host and moderator for the series. No specific date information is available for most of the episodes.

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Donated to the BC Archives by Arthur Helps in the 1970s.


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  • T4237:0018 track 1 item 03 is another episode of the series, possibly from the 1940s.
  • T2641:0001 - 0011 is a lengthy oral history interview with Arthur Helps; he discusses "Town Meeting" in detail.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): T1371; Fonds description was previously numbered AAAA8097.

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Accession number(s): T1371


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

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