Fonds RG 39 - Trent University. Audio-Visual Department fonds

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Trent University. Audio-Visual Department fonds

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RG 39

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  • 1964-1990 (Creation)
    Trent University. Audio-Visual Department

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30 cm (1 box)

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The Audio-Visual Department was an academic support department set up to provide audio visual equipment, projectionists, other technical services and a media library service to the University community. Audio-Visual activities were divided into four distinct categories: distribution of audio visual equipment; film/video bookings - media library; language laboratory operations; and audio-visual productions. The Audio-Visual Department fells within the umbrella of the Library, and was directed administratively by the Head Librarian.

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Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by the Trent University Audio-Visual Department.

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Records concerning the language laboratories at Trent University were forwarded from the audio-visual department in 1995. The records were accessioned as 95-018.


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Box 1


  1. Language lab and recording studio tenders. Recommendations from R.J. Thom equipment reports.
  2. Facility and enrolment projections for the labs.
  3. Furniture, switching equipment and sketches of language labs.
  4. Specifications: language labs, studios in library building and reports.
  5. Stewart House, lab specifications.
  6. Information pertaining to Chester Electronic Labs.
  7. Chester Electronic and Trent University correspondence.
  8. Language lab user correspondence.
  9. Service contracts for language lab equipment.
  10. Cost breakdown for language labs.
  11. Various correspondence concerning specifications and cost of language lab equipment.
  12. Cost estimation and schematic diagrams Electrohome equipment.
  13. Language Lab: Stewart House correspondence.

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