Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Interview with Ralph Barrett

Interview with Ralph Barrett. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

Summary

Interview with Ralph Barrett by John Clements.

Ralph Barrett talks about David Hughes, a pioneer of the telegraph writer. Ralph concludes the interview by commenting on the usefulness of telegraphy as opposed to simple Morse code for maritime vessels.

This recording also includes a BBC radio program about the invention of radio, emphasising David Hughes' influence on Marconi's work.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to provide a public copy of this recording as the copyright is not held by Murdoch University.

If you would like to obtain a copy of this recording for research purposes please ‘request a copy'.

This sound recording is part of the John Clements Oral History Collection.

Date: 3 February 1983
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: John Clements Oral History Collection
Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.
Notes: 2 digital files : 29 MB
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/54563
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