Isle of Jura Development Trust


JDT c/o The Service Point
Isle of Jura
PA60 7XZ
United Kingdom

Collection owner: 

Community/Voluntary Organisation


Collection name: Jura Lives Sound Archive; Subjects: Oral History: These recordings of living memory and actuality were collected in 2012-13. The Jura Development Trust initiated the project and it was delivered by a part-time project officer and a steering group of 8 volunteers aged 15 - 83. In total, there are 91 interviews with the island's extended community, 20 ad hoc recordings taken at events or locations around the island, & 8 Gaelic language recordings from a simultaneous side-project 'Guthan Dhiura' funded by Bord na Gaidhlig. There are also 21 tracks of vintage audio/AV that were digitised during the project. About 100 of our recorded interview master tracks (22% in terms of the file sizes) are not currently published. Versions of c.70% that were subjected to an editorial policy in the project's timeframe are publicly accessible through a Filemaker pro database on the island; items: 1000 Digital Audio Files,


0149 682 0161

Contact name 1: 

Jane Carswell

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