Archive Pioneers | Saviours of sound at the BBC
A Blattnerphone, the earliest type of recording equipment installed by the BBC. One of these machines was later used to record Neville Chamberlain's declaration of war in 1939.
Lynton Fletcher shows off the BBC Sound Library to a literary audience.
Lynton Fletcher and Marie Slocombe on the BBC's growing collection of historic recordings.
In conversation with the first BBC Sound Archive librarian.
From page boy to chief producer over 45 years at the BBC.
The story of the temp who started the BBC Sound Archive.
How a boyhood hobby led to pioneering recordings of the natural world.
Creating, making and archiving sounds in the 1930s and 40s.
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