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Robertson Library

Field recordings and field notes

This series contains 33 reel-to-reel audio tapes and 3 videocassettes of interviews in Gaelic and English of twenty Islanders, including John MacLennan, the last fluent Gaelic speaker in PEI at that time. The interviews were conducted by Dr. Shaw ...

Brooklyn Trio collection : [ca. 1945-1946, ca. 1950, ca. 1960-1970, ca. 1972]

  • CA PCNCU S2005003
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1945-1946, ca. 1950, ca. 1960-1970, ca. 1972]

The collection consists of one reel-to-reel tape and several other recordings of the Brooklyn Trio (ca. 1950, ca. 1972) copied onto compact disks from three reel-to-reel audio tapes, two 78 rpm vinyl records, and one eight-track tape. Most of the...

Brooklyn Trio

Festivals, ceilidhs, and house parties

This series consists of 18 videocassettes filmed by Ken Perlman and his volunteer team during July and August 1992. The tapes include the 1992 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival and Atlantic Fiddle Jamboree, as well as the house parties that followed each...


This series contains 61 videocassettes of taped interviews with fiddle players from across Prince Edward Island. The interviews, which were conducted by Ken Perlman and filmed by volunteers, were often held in the kitchen or living room of the in...

Ken Perlman fonds

  • CA PCNCU S1994001
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1992

The fonds consists of 79 videocassette tapes filmed by Ken Perlman and a group of volunteers. Most of the tapes were filmed during the summer of 1992; however, the fonds includes some tapes from 1991. The videocassettes have been divided into th...

Perlman, Ken

Parish histories

This series contains historical information about twenty three Prince Edward Island parishes. The material appears to have been collected from informants during the course of the Benevolent Irish Society's oral history project.

Photographs, negatives, and documentation

The series includes a few photographs of informants and homes of informants, landscape shots from the Emerald and Shamrock areas of PEI, and several photographs of St. Malachy's Church and cemetery in Kinkora. Negatives are also available fo...

Oral history documentation and genealogies

This series consists of documentation for the interviews conducted for the Benevolent Irish Society's oral history project during the summers of 1982 and 1983. Files include informant consent forms, interview questions, and detailed intervie...

Oral history interviews

This series contains 54 audio cassette tapes of oral history interviews conducted by a group of students during the summers of 1982 and 1983 as part of the Benevolent Irish Society's oral history project. The interviews cover a wide range of...

Dr. John Shaw collection

  • CA PCNCU S2002006
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1895, ca. 1965], 1987, 2002

The collection consists of material gathered by Dr. John Shaw during August and September of 1987. The project, entitled Gaelic in Prince Edward Island: A Cultural Remnant, was jointly sponsored by the Institute of Island Studies and the Celtic S...

Shaw, John

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