Collection PR-1968 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection

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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection

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  • moving images
  • sound recording
  • multiple media

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  • 1927-1989; predominant 1941-1977 (Creation)
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Vancouver, B.C.)

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Physical description

223 audio recordings and 56 video recordings

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Administrative history

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is a federally-run government corporation whose mandate is to produce television and radio programming for all areas of Canada. The CBC established operations in Vancouver in the 1950s.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of radio and television programs produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and mainly broadcast from its Vancouver stations.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Acquired from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Vancouver, B.C.), ca. 1980-2011.


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Restrictions on access

  • No access restrictions apply.
  • Conservation restriction: audio and video tape masters are in cool or cold storage and may not be accessible.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Item-level descriptions are available online.

Associated materials

Other major groups of CBC-produced or -related material can be found in the fonds or collections of broadcasters Robert Chesterman (PR-2263), Jack Cullen (PR-1982), John Emerson (PR-1796), Jurgen Hesse (PR-1830), Gary Marcuse (PR-1851), Don Mowatt (PR-2257), Norman Newton (PR-2262), and Imbert Orchard (PR-0374).

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General note

Accession number(s): SD0249; T3856; T4216; V1980:03; V1980:04; V1984:10; 2009.92.1; 2011.259.1


Sound recording and moving image masters may be in cool or cold storage.

Physical description

Includes 168 audio reels, 48 audio discs, 7 audio cassetes, 53 videocassettes, and 3 video reels.

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