Philip French Oral History Interview Full

Title

Philip French Oral History Interview Full

Subject

Community, Exhibition, Collections, Purpose of Museums

Description

An oral history interview from Philip French, Curator of Leicester History in Leicester Museums.He talks about his role within the museum and how it has changed and also how exhibitions and collections within Newarke Houses especially have developed. Discussion about the engagement with community groups and their involvement in exhibitions. He mentions about the purpose of a museum to educate and entertain and how this purpose has developed over the years.

Creator

Philip French

Publisher

The University of Leicester's Special Collections, The East Midlands Oral History Archives

Date

29th August 2017

Rights

This source is copyright of the University of Leicester Special Collections, Philip French and the East Midland's Oral History Archive and is digitised and published under the Creative Commons License : https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Format

MP3

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Interviewer

Charlotte Daynton

Interviewee

Philip French

Location

United Kingdom -- England -- Leicester -- Newarke Houses Museum

Original Format

Oral Histroy

Duration

32 minutes 29 seconds

Files

Collection

Citation

Philip French, “Philip French Oral History Interview Full,” Leicester Special Collections, accessed November 23, 2017, http://leicester.omeka.net/items/show/496.

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