In Touch collection

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  • Reference
      GB 2146 M0073194DO
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  • Physical Description
      13 lever arch files, 48 sound tape reels, 490 audio cassette tapes (1 filing cabinet)

Scope and Content

Collection of nearly 20 years worth of recordings of the In Touch programme, broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Bulk of the collection dates from the late 1970s. Includes programme as broadcast documentation which includes information about content and contributors for the programmes. Also includes copies of the In Touch bulletin which from 1974 was produced quarterly with a summary of the broadcast information.

In Touch Bulletin (Quarterly Summary) 1975-1995 in 3 lever arch files. In Touch Fact Sheets (Weekly, Incomplete) 1993-1995 in 3 lever arch files. Programme Notes (1969-72, 1969-71, 1972-76) in 3 lever arch files. 'Programme as Broadcast' documentation 1979-1994 in 4 lever arch files. 46 sound tape reels (1969-71). 2 sound tape reels (misc). 490 TDK/SA audio cassettes (1973, 1980-1994).

Administrative / Biographical History

In Touch is a BBC Radio 4 programme for the blind and partially sighted

Access Information

All external users should write to the to the Head of Academic Development Services to request permission to access to the collection.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Thena Kendall

Custodial History

Material collected by Thena Kendall while she was the producer of the In Touch programme from 1964 to 1994.

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