Collection PR-1980 - John Ansell radio broadcast collection

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John Ansell radio broadcast collection

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  • sound recording

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  • 1946-[ca. 1960] (Creation)
    Ansell, John

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18 audio discs

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Biographical history

John Ansell was an employee at radio stations CJVI (1945-1946) and CKWX (1947-1968).

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The collection consists of recordings of CJVI and CKWX radio station programs and advertising, including speeches read by Herbert Anscomb in 1960 (but originally given in 1928-1952); Grey Cup Festival, 1955; funeral of King George VI, 1952; speeches by Winston Churchill; readings and songs by Ken Spicer.

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Received from John Ansell, 1984-07-24.


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Archives code(s): SD0141.

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Accession number(s): SD0141


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

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