Temporary ACC 2021/97 - Audio recordings of Michael Burton of Dereham

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ACC 2021/97


Audio recordings of Michael Burton of Dereham


  • c 1970-c 2000 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

75 boxed and unboxed reels of tape, 16 cassette tapes, 1 cd

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Lived in Dereham, Norfolk. He died in September 2020.

Archival history

Inherited by the donor from the creator's estate.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr B. Scholes

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Scope and content

Audio recordings of the local dawn chorus in Dereham Old Rectory garden and birdsong in general, mainly undertaken in the 1980s.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Reels of magnetic tape, some dirty, and partly unwound. Most are boxed. In addition, there are some cassette taped recordings and a cd with digitized copies of the recordings on cassette (digitized by the donor).

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A paper list of the digitized files on cd exists with the accession form.

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