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Don Mowatt fonds
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- sound recording
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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1959 ; 1965-1987; predominantly 1965-1987 (Creation)
- Mowatt, Don
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796 audio reels
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Name of creator
In 1964, Don Mowatt joined CBC Radio as an arts and drama producer. As of 1987, he was the last of his generation of producers to continue in a regular CBC staff position. He has produced more than 500 radio plays, plus many documentaries, musical programs and features. He served as executive producer for "The Hornby Collection" (1977-1983) and "Testament" (1984). Over the years, Mowatt has earned several international awards for his radio productions.
Scope and content
The fonds comprises CBC Radio productions, mainly produced at CBC Vancouver by Don Mowatt. The programs include musical concerts, documentaries, radio plays and features. The fonds includes most of the programs from the series "The Hornby Collection", for which Mowatt was appointed Executive Producer in 1977. There are also several programs from "Testament", for which he was appointed Executive Producer in 1983. In addition, there are many examples of his work for other series, including "Heritage Theatre", "The Bush and the Salon", "Ideas", "CBC Stage", and others.
Immediate source of acquisition
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1987-08-18.
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Restrictions on access
No access restrictions apply.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
- Copying restriction: Requests for copies require clearance through the use of CBC permission forms.
- Copyright status: Copyright retained by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
- Finding aid for T4303 available on file and in the reference room.
- Item-level descriptions are also available on-line for many items.
No further accruals are expected.
Archives code(s): 88-0070 ; T4303; Fonds description was previously numbered AAAA8110.
Accession number(s): 88-0070; T4303
Sound recording originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.
Acatate-based masters have been copied onto polyester stock.
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- Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Subject)