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Harold Barton interviewed by BBC Radio Sussex on his 100th birthday, 1986-04-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 86/6/1/6

Scope and Contents

A recording of an interview with Barton discussing his spotting of Nova Aquila 1918, his friendship with Sir Harold Spencer Jones, how he met his wife, and the secret of his longevity.

Also, brief outline and typed and handwritten typescripts.


  • Creation: 1986-04-07


Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright BBC


1 cassette(s) (1 reel-to-reel tape) : audio tape & paper

5 page(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Zonal Magnetic Tape; interview duration: 3 minutes & 16 seconds

Former / Other Reference

RGO 86/8

Finding aid date

2015-03-26 11:45:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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