The Resource Kemp's Konversations : Jamestown Visitors from England , (sound recording)

Kemp's Konversations : Jamestown Visitors from England , (sound recording)

Label
Kemp's Konversations : Jamestown Visitors from England , 1957 Aug. 23
Title
Kemp's Konversations
Title remainder
Jamestown Visitors from England
Inclusive dates
1957 Aug. 23
Title variation
Kemp's Conversations
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a recording of the 145th weekly transcription of conversations between representatives of Virginia Business and Professional leaders and Verbon E. Kemp, Executive Director of Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. He is joined by members of British Parliamentary delegation, who attended ceremony a commemorating the 338th anniversary of the first meeting of the Virginia House of Burgesses at Jamestown in 1619. They are Mr. John Arbuthnot, member for Dover of the British House of Commons and Under Secretary of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce; Mr. George Issacs, member for Southwark London of the House of Commons; and Mr. James Stewart, representing Northern Scotland in the British House of Commons. They discuss the history of the British parliament, as well as variations in and details of British parliamentary procedures. They give impressions of Virginia and the Jamestown Festival. Kemp gives his impressions of post-war England and remarkable lack of devastation and the surprising speed with which they rebuilt London, Dover and other cities. His guests talk about their memories and tell stories of the bombings and changes since the war. They discuss the common heritage of Great Britain and the United States. Program is introduced and concluded by Ray Kennedy
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Biographical or historical data
Verbon E. Kemp was born 27 October 1899, in Oneota, Alabama. A graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, Kemp served as executive secretary of the Charlottesville and Albemarle County Chamber of Commerce and general secretary of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce before becoming Executive Director in 1938, a position he held until 1964. After leaving the Chamber of Commerce, he headed the international division of the Christian Children's Fund. He died in Richmond on 12 September 1981.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Label
Kemp's Konversations : Jamestown Visitors from England , (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 29 min., 47 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515370
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55748275
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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