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Claude Hottess interviewed by Barry McDonald in the Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989 [sound recording]
Bib ID 1745040
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hottess, Claude, 1920-, Performer
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewer. 
Description 1985 Mar. 12 
1 sound cassette (ca. 52 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Barry McDonald folklore collection, 1970-1989.

Summary

Folkloric recording: Claude Hottess recites poems and old songs and discusses local history of Glen Innes, New England Region, N.S.W.; his biography; learning at Kingsgate Station; recalls recitations of Trooper Campbell, The bark hut, We buried old Bob where the blood woods wave; discusses his interest in poetry; working at Kingsgate Mine; Jimmy Wesley of Coopernook; the origin of his family name; the instruments his father played; geographic name palces around Armidale; tells a strory of George Morley at Kookabookra; discusses the Cave family; being related to Sylvester Ellis; Cherry Tree Hill near Glen Innes; and talks about Keith Garvey, Colin Newsome and Walter Scott.

Full contents
  • CASSETTE, Side A, Claude Hottess, recitation:
  • The rabbiter
  • Rabbitting at Kingsgate
  • The dingo drive
  • The swallows
  • Paddy Laurence (story)
  • Johnson's antidote (fragment).
 
Notes

Recorded on 12 March 1985, at Glenn Innes, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Hottess, Claude, 1920- -- Interviews.  |  Folklore -- New South Wales -- Glen Innes.  |  Glen Innes (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  New England (N.S.W.) -- History.
Other authors/contributors McDonald, Barry, 1955-, Interviewer

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