Fonds MS-0364;97811-2;98602-18;98107-80;T4222;T4103;T4255;F1985:13;PDP 3883 - Imbert Orchard fonds

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Imbert Orchard fonds

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BCA MS-0364;97811-2;98602-18;98107-80;T4222;T4103;T4255;F1985:13;PDP 3883

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  • 1961-1972 (Creation)
    Orchard, Imbert, 1910-

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2.3 m of textual records and other material

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Imbert Orchard was born Robert Henslow and was educated in England. He pursued a career in theatre in Ontario, and came to B.C. after World War II. He was hired by the CBC as a regional editor for television scripts. He began documentary history programs for CBC Radio, his first series "Living Memory", airing in 1961. In 1972, Orchard left the CBC to join the Communications Studies Department at Simon Fraser University.

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The fonds consists of script notes, sound recordings, drawings, photographs, films, and correspondence accumulated and produced for the production of oral history programmes for CBC Radio.

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BCAUL control number: BCA-374

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