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side 1: test reading of speech (?) given in London in 1962-63; Telephone conversation with [Ted Gelder ?], a British author on China regarding various projects. Both sides of the conversation recorded. Conversation on the phone with a British woman, [Christine?, a young woman who worked for BBC]. Background recording regarding topics to be discussed on a British talk show. Preparation interview? side 2: comments about the machine not recording. Background recording of Snow on the phone, watching TV show about USSR and China, and visiting with young woman [Christine?]., undated

 Item — Object: at035
Identifier: B

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

Edgar Snow used his recorder as a tool to facilitate and document his work. He would practice reading speeches, record broadcasts off the air, and record interviews and conversations. The following list includes recordings of such activities. Mixed into this list are tapes which in part also include recordings of family and friends.


  • undated


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English , Chinese , French .

Conditions Governing Access

Materials in this record group (series) are stored onsite and offsite. Items stored onsite require a minimum of 1 business day to retrieve them for use. Any items stored offsite will list a Location number and will require a minimum of 2 business days to retrieve them for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the materials are advised to contact UMKC University Archives.


1 Reels : 1.875/2 trk

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City University Archives Repository

UMKC University Archives
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