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Presentation of sound recording machine to the Manx Museum, dedication of Thomas Cubbon Memorial Wing and history of the Tynwald Hill ceremony

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Date(s): 29 March 1950

Scope & Content: The Reverend F. Cubbon presentation of sound recording machine to the Manx Museum. T.G. Moore talks about the need to record folklore, Manx dialect and Manx Gaelic. Mr Cubbon formally presents the sound recording machine and talks of its use to record the Manx people, language and folk music.

Speech relating to the dedication of the foundation stone for the Thomas Cubbon Memorial Wing with Fred Cubbon talking about Thomas Cubbon.

Description and history of the Tynwald Hill ceremony.

Administration / Biographical History: This recording was made for the Manx Folk Life Survey.

Language: English

Extent: 18 min. 19 sec.

Item name: magnetic tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0046

Access conditions: All reasonable attempt has been made by Manx National Heritage to trace and request permission (where needed) from the copyright holder(s) in this sound recording. If however you think you are a rights holder then please contact Manx National Heritage.

Subject tags : #UOSH, #UOSHManxFolkLifeSurvey


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