Audio recordings of Michael Burton of Dereham
- c 1970-c 2000 (Creation)
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75 boxed and unboxed reels of tape, 16 cassette tapes, 1 cd
Name of creator
Lived in Dereham, Norfolk. He died in September 2020.
Inherited by the donor from the creator's estate.
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Mr B. Scholes
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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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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).
A paper list of the digitized files on cd exists with the accession form.
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Created 26/08/2021 by Drott