Title and statement of responsibility area
BC Radio News collection
General material designation
- sound recording
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1972 ; 1975-1981 (Creation)
Physical description area
524 audio cassettes
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Archival description area
Scope and content
The collection comprises audio recordings of interviews, news conferences, press events, election campaigns, speeches, and other activities related to provincial politics in British Columbia, recorded and compiled by BC Radio News, mainly between 1975 and 1981. Many of these recordings feature New Democratic Party leader David Barrett or Social Credit Party leader (and Premier) Bill Bennett. In addition, there are recordings of Bennett's key cabinet colleagues, as well as MLAs from both sides of the legislature.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by BC Radio News, 1977-1981.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
ORIGINAL AUDIO CASSETTES ONLY. As of June 2009, no preservation masters or reference copies had been made.
Restrictions on access
No access restrictions apply.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Use restriction: Credit BC Radio News if material is cited, quoted or broadcast.
Item-level descriptions are available on-line.
No further accruals are expected.
Archives code(s): Fonds description was previously numbered AAAA8100.
Accession number(s): T0701; T0933; T0979; T0985; T0988; T0995; T0999; T1000; T1010; T1019; T1133; T1146; T1209; T1248; T1250; T1280; T1336; T1363; T1675; T1704; T1707; T1769; T2547; T2688; T2689; T2690; T2691; T2692; T2694; T2695; T3205; T3206; T3207; T3208; T3209; T3210; T3211; T3212; T3860
Sound recording originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.
Standard number area
Place access points
Name access points
- Barrett, David, 1930-2018 (Subject)
- Bennett, W.A.C. (William Andrew Cecil), 1900-1979 (Subject)
- Bennett, William Richards, 1932-2015 (Subject)
- New Democratic Party (British Columbia) (Subject)
- Social Credit Party (British Columbia) (Subject)