Collection - Mount Saint Vincent University audio-visual collection

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Mount Saint Vincent University audio-visual collection

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  • Moving images
  • Sound recording

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  • 1982 - 2009 (Creation)
    Distance University Education for Television
  • 1955 - 2009 (Creation)
    Mount Saint Vincent University

Physical description area

Physical description

101 videocassette tapes (45 hrs., 17 mins., 45 secs.) : metal particle, analog, b&w and col., Betacam SP.
112 videocassettes (136 hours, 69 minutes, 47 seconds) : ferric oxide, analog, col., U-matic.
67 videocassette (63 hrs., 25 mins) : ferric oxide, analog, col., VHS
5 video reel (4 hrs., 16 min., 39 sec.) : ferric oxide, analog, b&w., 1/2" Reel to Reel.
31 audio cassette tapes (46 hrs., 37 min.) : analog.
10 audio reel (9 hr., 34 min., 48 sec.) : open reel, polyester, analog, Pan Canada.
6 audio reel (5 hr., 57 min.) : open reel, polyester, analog, Scotch ; 17 cm.
1 audio reel (29 min., 13 sec) : open reel, acetate, analog.

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Began in 1982

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Scope and content

The collection comprises the Mount Saint Vincent University-related audio and visual material collected for the Mount Archives. Of significance to the collection is the Distance University Education via Television (DUET) series, which includes recordings of Convocation and other unique programming, like the the literary Off the Page subseries and the Alumnae Special subseries. Also included in this collection are audio and visual recordings pertaining to women's roles in education, religion, and employment.

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Physical condition

Some items are in poor quality due to degradation.

Immediate source of acquisition


Arrangement is imposed by the Archivist.

Language of material

  • English

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Availability of other formats

Visual items are available digitally in .MOV and uncompressed .AVI formats. Audio items are available digitally in .MP3 and uncompressed .WAV formats.

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

For research, education, or personal uses only. Copyright held by Mount Saint Vincent University. For publication permissions, contact the Archivist at

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