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Fw: arsclist Magnetic Tape Preservation
My posts to you directly have all bounced. This is probably a silly
question, but is your archive searchable online?
Video Works! Is it working for you?
PO Box 273405 - Houston TX 77277-3405
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marie O'Connell" <moconnell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'joe@xxxxxxxxxxx'" <sergei01@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2002 2:23 PM
Subject: RE: arsclist Magnetic Tape Preservation
> Hi Joe
> Thanks for your reply. Our reel to reel tape collection of approximately
> 20,000 5in, 7in and 10in tapes goes back to the early 1950's with the
> transition from acetate discs to magnetic tape. We also hold a large
> collection of approximately 25,000 acetate discs which date from about
> to the late 1950's. In addition to this we hold various extensive
> collections on DAT, Cassette, VHS, CDR and these number some thousands of
> hours of recorded radio broadcasts. Hope this answers your question!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:sergei01@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, 30 January 2002 17:10
> To: Marie O'Connell
> Subject: Fw: arsclist Magnetic Tape Preservation
> Hi Marie,
> Just curious - how far back does your tape archive go?
> Joe Salerno
> Video Works! Is it working for you?
> PO Box 273405 - Houston TX 77277-3405
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marie O'Connell" <moconnell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 5:27 PM
> Subject: arsclist Magnetic Tape Preservation
> > To Whom It May Concern
> > I am interested in finding out whether or not any of your organisations
> > provide training or internships in magnetic tape preservation. I am
> > currently looking at trying to gain funding to visit other organisations
> > specialise in tape preservation.
> > I work at Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero which is New Zealand's
> > radio archive, responsible for managing, collecting, preserving and
> > providing access to the nation's recorded radio heritage. The various
> > collections offer unique insights into New Zealand's social, economic
> > political development via the medium of sound. The recordings give
> > to New Zealand history and offer exciting opportunities to enhance and
> > expand the cultural identity of our nation.
> > I am responsible for the preservation of the magnetic tape collection
> > comprises some 20,000 open reel tapes, 10,000 analogue and digital tape
> > cassettes and a large collection of supporting documentation, artifacts
> > photographs. I am the only person in this organisation who works in the
> > field of tape preservation. I have not received formal training but
> > learned by a hands-on approach and reading about techniques on the
> > books, etc.
> > I feel that after nearly 8 years in this position some wider experience
> > would greatly benefit myself, and in turn, Sound Archives. I would be
> > grateful for any information you can provide me with. Looking forward
> > hearing from you.
> > Regards
> > Marie A. O'Connell
> > Archivist - Tape Preservation
> > Sound Archives/Nga Taonga Korero
> > P.O.Box 1531
> > Christchurch
> > Ph. 03 3748443
> > Fax. 03 3748448
> > email: moconnell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > -
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> > http://www.arsc-audio.org/arsclist.html
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