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Collection Details


Collection Name: Millennium Memory Bank
Repository Name: British Library. National Sound Archive [Repository Details]
Repository Location: London, England, United Kingdom
Local Identifier: C900
URL: http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/millenni.html
Material Formats: [9 documents with audio]
Dates Spanned: 1999-1999
Description: The Millennium Memory Bank is the largest oral history project ever mounted in Britain. Backed by an investment of £1.3 million from BBC Regional Broadcasting, it was a joint project between the BBC and the British Library Sound Archive (in conjunction with the Oral History Society, the National Life Story Collection and the Arts Council of England). To mark the millennium around 6,000 interviews were collected from all over Great Britain and Northern Ireland and have been deposited at the Sound Archive to form a unique oral history archive.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 6000
Interviews: [11 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Biography; History
ASP Subjects: Biography; Community; England; Great Britain--History; History; Local history; Northern Ireland; Oral history; Twentieth century; United Kingdom
Collection Code: OHC0002176