Series S03 - Oral and community history research collection

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Oral and community history research collection

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  • Moving images

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CA ON00408 F046-S03

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  • 1886-2009 (Creation)

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Physical description

1 hard drive (225 GB)
13.5 cm of textual records
559 DVDs and CDs
263 video cassettes
198 photographs
29 audio cassettes
10 computer disks ; 9 x 9 cm

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Series contains a community history research collection assembled by the ICSOH through the recording of oral histories and the acquisition of archival materials from private donors. Series contains: video and audio recordings of oral history interviews conducted by students and faculty; records, publications and ephemera relating to the history of North Bay and area; digital records created in the course of projects to digitize the collections of the ICSOH and local private donors (including school yearbooks, photographs, newspapers, and maps); and student projects and presentations.

Series contains one subseries documenting the administration of the ICSOH's research collection.

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  • English

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Series contains many CDs and DVDs that bear ICSOH identification numbers, which contain edited versions of interview recordings that may include chapters with descriptive titles (in the case of video recordings) or transcripts (in the case of audio recordings).

These CDs and DVDs contain recordings of interviewees including: Doug McDonald, Len Grassi, Albert Constante, Irene Pappas and Ernie Loukidelis, Raffaele and Josephine Priolo, Margaret Richardson, Kenneth Craig, Emma Schiavo, Louis Petrolia, Licia Falconi, Shirley Mary Brazeau, Lois Douglas, Lawson Lawrence, Lloyd and Laurence Novack, Marjorie Lawrence, Mildred Lamarre, Camille Gaudet, Diana Lamothe, Bernard and Rolande Rochefort, Simone Martin, Enid and John Ducharme, Isabel Mauro, Marie Rivet, Elena Naughton, Jessie (Betty) Johnson, Eva Wardlaw, Conrad and Yvette Therrien, Carmen Backer, Hermes Laroque, Jack Russell, Anonymous, Germaine Guillemette, Marianna Couchie, Mary Leppan, Ralph Burton, Wilfred Gigg, Jack Labreche, Kenneth Joseph Unger, Jack Burrows, Sister Rita Landriault, Ruth Taylor, Lorette Cundari, Lucille Lessard, Paul-Emile and Jeanne Boulanger, Theresa Fava, Cliff Alger, Lucille Regimbal, Dinty Elliott, Eddy Sarlo, and Herb Brown, amongst others.


The contents of the external hard drive have been backed up to the Archive (X:) drive as well as to two Western Digital 1 TB hard drives (Drive 0 and Drive 1, stored in the Archives).

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Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created January 22, 2016 by Peter Houston

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  • English

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Physical storage

  • Bankers box: P0001
  • Bankers box: P0002
  • Bankers box: P0003
  • Bankers box: P0004
  • Box: P0005
  • Audiocassette box (3 x 10 x 13"): 0118
  • Audiocassette box (3 x 10 x 13"): 0119
  • Audiocassette box (3 x 10 x 13"): 0120
  • Audiocassette box (3 x 10 x 13"): 0121
  • Audiocassette box (3 x 10 x 13"): 0122
  • Videocassette box: 0123