Shropshire Archives


Castle Gates
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Collection name: Record Collection; Subjects: Classical Music; World, Folk & Traditional Music; Popular Music & Jazz: Miscellaneous vinyl record collection, mainly commercial recordings some only produced locally; items: Lacquer Disc,32 Vinyl Disc. Collection name: CD Collection; Subjects: Classical Music; World, Folk & Traditional Music; Popular Music & Jazz: Miscellaneous CD collection, mainly commercial recording some only produced locally; items: 65 published CD. Collection name: After Offa Project Oral Histories; Subjects: Oral History: After Offa is an oral heritage project about community, story and landscape, recording and sharing memories of life along the border from Chirk Castle and Bronygarth to Llansilin and Sycharth. A book, map of walks and CD of selected songs and recordings was produced at the end of the project (2011). See website; items: 81 Audio CD-R. Collection name: Three Score and Ten Project; Subjects: Oral History: Oral history project based in Telford and surrounding area, interviews recording people’s memories of growing up in the area, with supporting papers. A 10-CD set of both audio and data CDs, all containing information on the development of the Telford area, including Malinslee, Dawley, Hinksahay, Old Park, Little Dawley and slightly further afield to Coalport; items: 12 Audio CD-R. Collection name: Telford Development Corporation Records; Subjects: Oral History: Recordings collected by the Telford Development Corporation, in the communities which now make up Telford, during the 1960s and 1970s. Interviews with local residents, also apparently some architects and planners, concerned with the early days of Telford as a New Town; items: 100 Open Reel Tape, 10 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Ludlow Historical Research Group Oral History Transcriptions & Recordings; Subjects: Oral History: Oral history recordings (CD/97/1-6) and transcripts (8903) of Ludlow residents: Wilfred Wilmington, Norman Grimmett, Marjorie Wait, Fred Griffiths, Cyril Morgan, Ann Milner, Peter Cross, Miss E C (Betty) Simpson, Gertrude Hoffbauer (Mrs Laurence Chin), Bert Evans (newspaper cutting only, recording was planned but did not take place). Audio Tape: Ludlow Radio Drama Group - "Fairly Sound presents The Amplified History of the Mayfair Re-Lived" [AT1/70]; items: 6 Audio CD-R. Collection name: Shropshire Museums Service Oral History Recordings; Subjects: Oral History: Recordings collected by Acton Scott Working Farm Museum on the rural history of the county during the 1980s. Transcripts available for each tape; items: 153 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Miscellaneous Recordings; Subjects: Oral History; Classical Music; World, Folk & Traditional Music; Popular Music & Jazz; Documentary & News; Lanuage & Dialect: Miscellaneous compact cassette recordings comprising of all items in this format from the collections held (note: includes 8730); items: 70 Compact Cassette. Collection name: Folklore Of Shropshire; Subjects: Oral History; Language & Dialect; Drama & Literature: Research materials used in the compilation of 'The Folklore of Shropshire' (2004) by the author, Roy Palmer. Includes two audio cassettes: AT1/68 Poems in the Shropshire dialect, written and spoken by Colin Bird; AT1 /67: "Reminiscences of Titterstone Clee" by Dennis Crowther. Also field notes, newspaper cuttings, letters from correspondents, copies of documents & articles and photographs. Arranged in folders which follow the sequence of chapters in the book; items: 2 Compact Cassette,


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