Audio-visual Recordings

Title: Audio-visual Recordings
Dates of Material:
1980-1984
Extent:
1.3 cm textual records
16 audio cassettes
5 audio reels
Scope and content

Series consists of recordings of Viola Pratt reading or discussing her works, and interviews with Viola, either individually or with her daughter Claire Pratt, conducted by Lila Laakso and Howard Engel.

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

Extent

The series is stored in 1 box.

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Box 2
Recordings of Viola reading or discussing her works
2 6Poetry of the Bible and The Gardens of the Bible[before 1984]

Side A: Viola Pratt: Poetry of the Bible

Side B: Viola Pratt: The Gardens of the Bible

2 audio cassettes (2 copies); undated

Recordings of interviews with Viola
25Reminiscing at Victoria Women's Centenary CelebrationMarch 8, 1984

Mrs. Viola Whitney Pratt and Claire Pratt: Reminiscing at Victoria Women's Centenary Celebration. Wymilwood Music Room, March, 1984

2 audio cassettes (2 copies)

218Viola Pratt and Claire Pratt with Lila Laakso and Howard EngelJanuary 8, 1982

Interview: Viola Pratt and Claire Pratt with Lila Laakso and Howard Engel. Recorded January 8, 1982 in the Pratt home in preparation for future broadcast on programme: “By Word of Mouth”

3 audio cassettes; 3 audio reels

See Box 1, file 17 for transcript of the interview

221Excerpts taken from following CBC tapes by Howard Engel in preparation for taping of interview with Viola and Claire PrattJanuary 8, 1982

Excerpts taken from following CBC tapes by Howard Engel in preparation for taping of interview with Viola and Claire Pratt

Tape 1 (of 2): Band 1: The Arts Grow Up, Band 2: Welcome to Newfoundland, Band 3: Newfoundland Confederation Ceremonies, Band 4: Poetry of E.J. Pratt, Band 5: E.J. Pratt Reads his own Poetry, Band 6: National School Telecast (TV series) Canadian Writers Series

Tape 2 (of 2): Band 1: Ontario High School Broadcast - Brébeuf and His Brethren, Band 2: Welcome to Newfoundland - E.J. Pratt reads The Shark, Band 3: Landscape with Figures in Project '68 series, Band 4: National School Broadcasts series - Reading of Silences by E.J. Pratt, Band 5: CBC Tuesday Night series, Band 6: Experience of Life series, Band 7: Speaking Personally series - Pratt obituary, Band 8: Impressions - Northrop Frye talks about E.J. Pratt

3 audio cassettes; 2 audio reels

2 1Victoria College Days, 1909-1913 and Early Life and School Days[April 4, 1980 or April 25, 1980]; July 17, 1980

Side A: Mrs. Viola Pratt - Victoria College Days, 1919-1913, recorded either April 4, 1980 or April 25, 1980

Side B: Early Life and School Days, interview conducted with Mrs. Viola Pratt by Lila Laakso, taped July 17, 1980

1 audio cassette; includes transcriptions of both sides

2 2Early teaching experiences, first meeting with Dr. Pratt, and ReminiscencesSeptember 9, 1980; October 22, 1980

Side A: Early teaching experiences and first meeting with Dr. Pratt, taped September 9, 1980

Side B: Reminiscences re: Laurence Binyon, Christopher Morley, F.H. Varley, etc., Oct. 22, 1980

1 audio cassette; includes transcription for Side A

2 3Dr. E.J. Pratt's and Dr. Pelham Edgar’s trip to Chicago, etc.May 16, 1981

Side A: Mrs. Pratt: Dr. E.J. Pratt and Dr. Pelham Edgar’s trip to Chicago, etc., taped May 16, 1981

Side B: blank

1 audio cassette; includes transcription of Side A

2 4E.J. Pratt’s research methodsMarch 10, 1981; April 28, 1981

Side A: Mrs. Pratt: On E.J.P.'s research methods in Roosevelt, The 6000, The Titanic, Mar. 10, 1981

Side B: Mrs. Pratt on E.J. Pratt's research and trips, Apr. 28, 1981

1 audio cassette; not transcribed

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