The National Film and Sound Archive holds somewhere between 3,000 and 4,000 Oral History recordings. Roughly half of these are on audio tapes, half are digital recordings. It is possible to search NFSA’s catalogue for any particular subject, but unfortunately less than a dozen recordings are available to listen to on-line at present. However, once you have found the material you are looking for, you can lodge an online “access service request”.  NFSA advises that it will usually respond within 15 working days.
tipsAs with any research there are tricks and techniques to finding what you want – if it’s there.

Martha Ansara has compiled a set of hints , and if you are new to the Search The Collection page of NFSA’s website, these are highly recommended.

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