Oral historians

Harrison, Brian (17 of 25).  Oral History of Oral History

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:12:11

  • Shelf mark

    C1149/24

  • Recording date

    2012-01-24, 2012-02-24, 2012-03-27, 2012-04-24, 2012-05-18, 2012-06-27

  • Interviewees

    Harrison, Brian, 1937- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Wilkinson, Robert (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 17: British Academy social scientists discussions and wider opening up of de-bate. Proposal to abolish the proceedings of the British Academy was opposed. Not many contacts with the institute of Historical Research. Used it for his own research using Parliamentary debates for the temperance book. Had a covert battle with Prof HH Bellot about using his desk. Used to take his own typewriter on his bike. De-scribes different typewriters and word processors he used. Took photographs in Malta. Mentions articles he has written with other people.

  • Description

    Life story interview with Brian Harrison, original committee members of the Oral History Society and Emeritus Professor of history at University of Oxford.

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