Item AAAB3244 - Haida Indian songs, 1956

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Haida Indian songs, 1956

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  • sound recording

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  • 1956 [date recorded] (Creation)

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Custodial history

This is one of several hundred disc recordings transferred from CBC Vancouver to the NFTSA with the assistance of the B.C. Archives. In return, the B.C. Archives acquired tape copies of about 200 B.C. items from the collection.

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RECORDED: Queen Charlotte Islands (B.C.), 1956 SUMMARY: A recording of songs performed by Haida Indians of the Queen Charlotte Islands. According to notes on file, the lead female singer is Susan Williams; the male singer is Henry Young; and the second fem;ale singer is Mary Davison.;

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National Film, Television and Sound Archives, 1977-12 to 1978-07


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Original disc recording at the National Archives of Canada.

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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-171.

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No access restrictions apply.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T2939

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producing company: CBU (Radio station : Vancouver, B.C.), performer: Henry Young, performer: Susan Williams, performer: Mary Davison

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