University of Manchester Library, The

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150 Deansgate
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 3EH
United Kingdom
Description

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Library/Archive

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Collection name: Wood Street Mission Archive; Subjects: Oral History: Papers of Wood Street Mission, Manchester; items: 2 Audio/open reel tapes - unsure of exact format. Collection name: Leonard Behrens Papers; Subjects: Oral History: Papers of Leonard Behrens (1890-1978), Manchester businessman. Sound material: apparently two different versions of an interview between Behrens and Olive Shapley; dates given as 1938 and 1971.; items: Lacquer Disc,1 Vinyl Disc, 1 Open Reel Tape, 1 Disc - probably vinyl, but not standard size. Collection name: A. Raymond George (1912-98); Subjects: Oral History; Religion & Theology: Papers of a Methodist scholar & Church leader; items:. Collection name: Neil Dickson Collection; Subjects: Oral History; Religion & Theology: Interviews with Neil Dickson and 'Short History of Ebenezer Hall, Burbank'; 'Elim Hall Centenary 1882-1982'; 'The Auchlochan Story'; items: 25 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Papers of Elim Hall Glasgow; Subjects: Speeches & Events; Religion & Theology: Casette tapes of chapel centenary celebrations and other chapel events; items: 4 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Partnership Papers; Subjects: Speeches & Events; Religion & Theology: Casette tapes of seminars from May 1985; items: 2 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Humphrey Procter-Gregg Archive; Subjects: Classical Music:; items:. Collection name: Papers of Robert Donat; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Papers of Robert Donat, including recordings by Donat of broadcasts, dramatisations, extracts from his films, and short interviews; items: Lacquer Disc,3 Vinyl Disc, 20 Open Reel Tape, The figure for Reel to Reel tapes includes 5" polyester reels,7" polyester reels, one 7" paper reel and one 4" polyester reel. Collection name: Norman Nicholson Manuscripts; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Manuscripts and other material relating to the Cumbrian poet Norman Nicholson (1914-1987). Sound material consists of recordings of readings and lectures; items: 5 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Tiebreak Theatre Company Archive; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Theatre Company archive including video and sound recordings of performances; items: 10 Compact Cassette, 5 DAT, 20 Audio CD-R. Collection name: Papers of Elfrida Vipont; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Papers of Elfrida Vipont (Brown) Foulds (1902-1992), children's writer and Quaker.; items: 1 Open Reel Tape, 20 Cassettes for a dictaphone (Grundig 543) - i.e. not standard micro-cassettes. Collection name: Archive of Critical Quarterly; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Papers of the literary journal Critical Quarterly. Includes one recording of poetry readings at the University Theatre, Manchester (1 and 22 November 1971).; items: 1 Open Reel Tape. Collection name: Peter Slade Collection; Subjects: Drama & Literature: Papers of Peter Slade (1912-2005), pioneer of educational drama, dramatherapy and children's theatre, including recordings made by or for Peter Slade concerning his work, serving to illustrate his methods.; items: 11 Shellac Disc, 14 Lacquer Disc,1 Vinyl Disc, 21 Open Reel Tape, 4 Compact Cassette, Audio-visual formats including mini-digital videocassette, Hi8 Video Cassette, VHS and DVD. Collection name: Papers of Grevel Lindop; Subjects: Drama & Literature; Radio: Papers of Grevel Lindop (b. 1948), critic and scholar, poet, biographer, editor and travel writer. The sound recordings largely consist of spoken text of particular works by Thomas De Quincey, designed to aid proofing and textual accuracy; Lindop edited the collected edition of De Quincey's work. Also includes three recordings of broadcast interviews.; items: 63 Compact Cassette, Of the 63 cassettes, 46 are micro cassettes and 17 are standard compact cassettes. Collection name: Papers of Herbert Lomas; Subjects: Drama & Literature; Speeches & Events; Radio: Papers of Herbert Lomas (1924-2011), poet and translator. Includes recordings of poetry readings, lectures and broadcasts; items: 1 Open Reel Tape, 10 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Harry Platt Papers; Subjects: Oral History: Archive of Manchester orthopaedic surgeon Sir Harry Platt; items: 2 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Jodrell Bank Archive; Subjects: Oral History: JBR/ATR/1-4, 20 reel tapes 13 audio cassettes, interviews with astronomers; items: 20 Open Reel Tape, 13 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Guttery Papers; Subjects: Oral History: Derek Guttery's collections relating to the History of radiology and radiography; items: 7 Open Reel Tape. Collection name: Papers of Tony Dyson and Cliff Tucker; Subjects: Oral History: Papers of Anthony Edward Dyson (1928-2002), academic, educationalist, literary critic, gay rights campaigner; and Clifford Lewis Tucker (1912-1993), British Petroleum executive, magistrate, Labour politician, gay rights campaigner. Sound material: Cliff Tucker interviewing politician Norman Gratton (1970s/80s) and interview of Cliff Tucker by Tony Dyson (1980s).; items: 2 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Papers of Adam Johnson; Subjects: Oral History; Drama & Literature: Papers of Adam Johnson (1965-1993), poet. Includes recording of Johnson reading extracts from his personal diary (1980s).; items: 1 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Papers of Elaine Feinstein; Subjects: Oral History; Drama & Literature: Papers of Elaine Feinstein (b. 1930), poet, translator, biographer, novelist, playwright. Sound material consists of interviews she carried out when researching biographies of Ted Hughes (1990s) and Anna Akhmatova (early 2000s).; items: 16 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Papers of David Arkell; Subjects: Oral History; Drama & Literature; Radio: Papers of David Arkell (1913-1997), journalist, translator, biographer and 'literary sleuth'. Includes audio recordings of readings from Arkell's 'Alain-Fournier: A Brief Life' on Radio 3 (1987).; items:. Collection name: Papers of Dennis and Joan Welland; Subjects: Oral History; Drama & Literature; Radio: Papers of Dennis Welland (1919-2002) academic, and his wife Joan Welland, teacher. Audio component: oral history interviews by Imperial War Museum; audio book - poems and letters of Wilfred Owen read by Kenneth Branagh; and recording of BBC radio programme about Wilfred Owen.; items: 4 Compact Cassette. "Collection name: Li Yuan-chia Collection; Subjects: Art: Li Yuan-chia (1929–94) was one of the most important Chinese artists of the twentieth century. This superbly rich archive constitutes the ‘life tissue’ of a remarkable poet-artist and person. It includes holograph literary manuscripts, audio-visual material relating to Li’s practice as an artist, correspondence, visitor and comments books for the lyc Museum, legal and financial records as well as printed material such as annotated books, lyc catalogues, artists’ books, poems and newcuttings.; items: 13 Open Reel Tape, 2 Compact Cassette, "
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