Item AUD 97/30/r1 - John Porter interview

John Porter interview, part 1 of 2 John Porter interview, part 2 of 2

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AUD 97/30/r1


John Porter interview


  • 24 Nov 2000 (Creation)

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1 sound recording

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Scope and content

Content: Oral history interview with John Porter about his career on the trains until the line closures in the mid-1960s. Other topics include his schooling and family.
Recording location: Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributor(s): John Porter, 1926- (speaker, male; interviewee); John Christmas (speaker, male; interviewer)
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There is no public access to the original recording because of preservation reasons. All access is provided using copies at the Norfolk Record Office. There is no online access because of rights and/or sensitivity reasons.

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Rights are reserved. Contact NRO for details.

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Duration: 1 hr. 15 min. 17 sec.
Location of recording on physical carrier(s): AUD 97/30 side 1 to side 2
Playback mode: stereo

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Digitised. Copy/copies accessible in NRO searchroom. Copies also held by British Library for purpose of preservation. British Library ref. UNRO003/30 S1-S2.

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Digitised and catalogued by the Norfolk Record Office, in its capacity as the East of England hub for the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage (UOSH) project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, 2018-2022.

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