Collection UA-43 - University of the Air

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University of the Air

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  • Moving images
  • Moving images (electronic)

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CA NSHDA UA-43

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7 gigabytes

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Custodial history

The custodial history of this collection is unknown.

Scope and content

University of the air was a distance learning initiative started by CTV's regional television affiliates, to offer degree-related video courses, taught by University professors around the country. Production of University of the Air started in 1966, and continued until 1983. The University of the Air courses were structured into series, around a central theme, and divided into 5 episodes. This collection comprises four such series which were produced in atlantic Canada, and hosted by Dalhousie University Faculty. Series one is entitled "The Oceans", series two is "The Structure of Sound", series three is "20th Century Latin America: Why Revolution", and series four is "Textiles: Their Development and Effects".

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Items have been listed chronologically.

Language of material

  • English

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Availability of other formats

These 20 digital video files have been made available for streaming through the . Preservation-quality master digital files are available at the University Archives.

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

October 2014

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Sources

This collection description comes from the <a href="http://findingaids.library.dal.ca/">Dalhousie University Archives Catalog</a>. The complete, original description is available there.

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