Collection 2016-30 - Barry Shears Collection

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Barry Shears Collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1910 - 2012 (Creation)
    Shears, Barry

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Physical description

1.2 m of textual records and other material
Note : Includes ca. 150 sound recordings (LPs, 78s, audio reels, audio cassettes)

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Interview in Celtic Life with Barry Shears:

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Donation consists of sound recordings, articles, clippings, sheet music and photographs related to piping. A significant portion of the collection pertains to the donor's academic and professional career.

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Majority of collection is in stable condition. A few sound recordings have experienced breakage or scratching from wear (less than 5 appear broken or cracked).

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