GB 2014 WS-02-ORA
- 2010- (Creation)
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53 digital recordings
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The experiences of former pupils, staff and other individuals connected with Westminster School form a key element of our history and provide important context to our other historic collections. Since 2010, the Archive has run an Oral History Programme which aims to select interviewees and produce an audio recording of their reminiscences.
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Interviews are organised into files arranged chronologically according to the date of the interview and titled with the interviewee(s) name(s). In some cases more than one recording has been made with an individual, sometimes on different dates.
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Conditions governing access
MP3s of oral history interviews are made available online for research purposes. If a recording is not available it may be possible to obtain a digital version by contacting the Archivist, or to arrange a visit to listen to the recording in person.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copies are supplied in accordance with Westminster School's Policy on Archive and Heritage Collections, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce items in the custody of Westminster School must be sought from its Governing Body.
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The original audio files are recorded in WAV format. The digital surrogates made available via this catalogue are converted into the compressed MP3 format.
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