Fonds MS-13-88 - Our Voices Matter Oral History Collection

Transcript of an interview with Stanley MacEachern

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Our Voices Matter Oral History Collection

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  • Moving images (electronic)
  • Textual record
  • Textual record (electronic)

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MS-13-88

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  • 2010-2011 (Creation)
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    Canadian Mental Health Association. Halifax-Dartmouth Branch.

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21 optical discs : DVD, sd., col.
54.4 GB of moving images and textual records

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(1918-)

Administrative history

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) was founded in 1918 and is one of the oldest voluntary organizations in Canada. CMHA promotes mental health and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service. CMHA branches across Canada provide a wide range of services and supports for individuals and the families of those experiencing mental illness. The Halifax-Dartmouth Branch facilitates access to resources through community-based social support programs and initiatives.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 2012 by the Canadian Mental Health Association, Halifax-Dartmouth Branch.

Scope and content

Collection consists of 16 DVDs, 5 CD-ROMs, and 54.4 GB of digital video and electronic transcriptions of oral histories from ca. 1950 - 2010. The Our Voices Matter Project was an initiative of the CMHA, Halifax-Dartmouth Branch to collect oral histories from volunteers willing to share their perspectives on evolving social and mental health environments.

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  • English

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English

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Digital videos and audio recordings are available online. DVDs and CD-ROMs are available for viewing in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Our Voices Matter Oral History Collection, MS-13-88, Box [box Number], Folder [folder Number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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June 2013
2020

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