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Focus: The Thomas Hardy Collection

Title
Focus: The Thomas Hardy Collection
Transmission details
24 Jul 1986
Description
Sean Street visits Dorchester Library to see the unique set of items owned and by Thomas Hardy. He talks to Deputy Librarian Ian Lewis who explains how this Special Collection started. It is a huge Catalogue with books, articles, manuscripts, letters, films made using his books in English and Foreign Languages. People come from all over the world to use the collection for research. It is the largest collection in the world of Thomas Hardy material. His poems and citations have been an inspiration for musicians and film makers. [Box 1 - Sean Street Collection]
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Duration
00:50:05
Misc. notes
Speed:- 7.5ips
Production company
2CR
Technical information
Stereo
Extent
1 tape

Credits

Series Producer
Sean Street
Presenter
Sean Street
Interviewees
Ian Lewis

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