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Nancy Dorn Presents Humorous Anecdotes about Christmas Carol Sings at Observatory Park, Denver, Colorado, 1986

Identifier: M054.01.0001.00009


Nancy Dorn presents humorous anecdotes about two events that took place during the University Park Community Council's annual Christmas Carol Sings at Observatory Park, Denver, Colorado, during the 1970s. She relates a story about a misunderstanding with an artificial Christmas tree, and another about the misfortunes of the members of a brass band who play their instruments outside in cold weather.


  • 1986


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Nancy Dorn Presents Humorous Anecdotes about Christmas Carol Sings at Observatory Park, Denver, Colorado

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1 Cassettes (audiotape cassette) : analog audio recording ; 14 minutes 40 seconds

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The series consists of 50 oral histories collected by Barry Matchett during 1986. The interviewees were all persons who lived in the University Park neighborhood, and concerned their memories of growing up and living in the neighborhood over a number of years.


Gift of Barry Matchett, 1986

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Digital reproduction. Colorado Springs, Colo. : Mediawerx Corp. ; Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2008. 1 sound file in 2 formats : digital, Aiff (77,617,324 bytes) and MP3 (2,642,718 bytes) files. Streaming audio interview. Mode of access: World Wide Web. User system requirements: Windows or Macintosh workstation with graphical browser and audio player software. Streamed for high bandwidth users at 22.050 kHz sample rate, 24 Kbits/sec. data rate. Derived from an Aiff audio master digitized at 44.1 kHz, 16 bits per sample, mono. from an analog audiocassette. Equipment: Technics RS-BR465 cassette player; M-Audio Audiophile 2496 audio card; Lacie CD-RW burner and Apple Superdrive DVD burner; Apple G4 733 and Apple G5 2.3 gHz dual. Software: Bias Peak DV (for recording); Bias Soundsoap (for noise reduction); Discrete Logic - Cleaner (MP3 Encoder); Roxio Toast (for CD burning of .aif files); Roxio Jam (for CD burning of Redbook Audio files). Sound recording file name: udpl-upoh-ma-0009-dorn-t1 For rights statement see:


Title supplied by cataloger. ||Narration recorded at 2120 S. Monroe St., Denver, Colorado in June 1986. ||Participant: Nancy Dorn. ||Nancy W. Dorn moved to the University Park area of Denver, Colorado in 1968. Dorn was Secretary of the University Park Community Council for three years and was co-founder of a group called, Friends of International Students at the University of Denver. Her husband, Bill Dorn, was Professor of Mathematics at the University of Denver.


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