Series B - Radio scripts, indexes, and notes

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Radio scripts, indexes, and notes


  • 1932-1962 (Creation)

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54 cm of textual records (4 boxes)

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Series consists of radio scripts and notes for programs written by Leslie R. Bell in his role as a radio commentator for CBC and CFRB in Toronto. The series also contains indices that accompany many of these scripts for Bell's programs, including Audio, Speaking of music, Music about town, and Music won't hurt you. The series also contains notes from Bell's research for radio programs, lectures, and from his school days, including his notes for his thesis on art education.

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Files listed in their original physical order (see the file identifiers). The files were divided into three subseries as a way of intellectually organizing this series: Radio scripts and indices; Handwritten and typed notes; and Scrapbook contents.

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