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Dance in Vancouver interview collection (Karen Greenhough collector)
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- Sound recordings
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- Greenhough, Karen
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7 sound recordings
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The Dance in Vancouver collection consists of interviews by Karen Greenhough with eight dance pioneers in British Columbia. The project was suggested by Greenhough's instructor, Iris Garland, SFU Professor of Dance, who obtained support through a Young Canada Works Grant.
The collection consists of seven interviews. Dancers interviewed include Kay Armstrong, Dorothy Hunter, Beth Lockhart, Grace MacDonald, June Roper, Josephine Slater, Dorothy Wilson, and Wynne Shaw. For one of the sessions, Greenhough interviewed two women (Dorothy Wilson and Wynne Shaw) at the same time.
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Restrictions on access
Access to the sound recordings is restricted for conservation reasons due to the age and fragility of the storage media (reel to reel tape and cassette tape). Archives will provide access only through digitization. Please consult the reference archivist for more details regarding access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
List of audio recordings is available. A more complete account of the project and a brief biography of Greenhough is available in the hard copy version of the finding aid maintained in the Archives Reading Room. Also available is brief biographical information on each woman interviewed.
All accessions have been processed as of September 2002. No further accruals are expected.
Sound recordings stored on 22 audio reels (originals) and 8 audio cassettes (copies).
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Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (June 1999); updated by Enid Britt (May 2006); items re-organized and re-numbered (November 2012).