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MS. Braun 165

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A collection of cassette tapes from Thomas Braun's house, as compiled and numbered by Christopher Braun. Includes recordings of Konrad Braun; conversations of Thomas Braun with family members, colleagues and friends about their life and family history; radio programmes featuring Thomas Braun; and other recordings of, or related to, family and friends:
  1. AV 1: Konrad Braun - Unterhaltungen; 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum'. Conversations with Thomas Braun and Ken Segar at St Edmunds Hall, Oxford, Dec 1968, and with Jim Cavett at Jordans, Sep 1968; BBC German service broadcast text 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum' (My Way to Quakerism), Mar 1969.
  2. AV 2: Conversations with Konrad Braun 1968. Probably copy of some of the conversations on AV1. (tape broken)
  3. AV 3: Konrad Braun - Auswahl Deutscher Gedichte; 'Weihnachten zu Hause'; Unterhaltung mit Ken Segar. Selection of German poems read by Konrad Braun; account about Christmas in Berlin in Konrad's childhood days; conversations with Ken Segar, Dec 1968.
  4. AV 4: Konrad Braun - Auswahl Deutscher Gedichte; 'Weihnachten zu Hause' (1966); Conversations (1968). Selection of German poems read by Konrad Braun; account about Christmas; conversations (1968). (see AV1 and AV3)
  5. AV 5: Konrad Braun - Auswahl Deutscher Gedichte; 'Weihnachten zu Hause'; 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum'; Unterhaltung. (see AV1 and AV3)
  6. AV 6: Konrad Braun – Auswahl Deutscher Gedichte; 'Weihnachten zu Hause'; 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum'. Copy of AV 5.
  7. AV 7: Konrad Braun – Auswahl Deutscher Gedichte; 'Weihnachten zu Hause'; 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum'. Copy of AV 5.
  8. AV 8 Konrad Braun: 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum' (1969). BBC German service broadcast text read by Konrad Braun, Mar 1969 (see AV 1).
  9. AV 9: Papa: 1. Weihnachten; 2. W zum Q. Account of Christmas; 'Mein Weg zum Quäkertum', BBC German service broadcast text (see AV1 and AV3).
  10. AV 10: Hildburg Braun's 50th birthday 1960. Congratulations by Konrad Braun, Thomas Braun, Christopher Braun, Gisela Weber, Heinz Weber, Anneliese Braun and Ruth Braun.
  11. AV 11: Enoch Soames' Reappearance 3 June 1997. Enoch Soames dramatisation, Thirty minute theatre, BBC Radio 4 at 2 pm; 'The Ghost in the Reading Room', discussion by Thomas Braun and David Benedictus, BBC Radio 3 at 8.15pm.
  12. AV 12: Enoch Soames with Thos etc. Copy of AV 11.
  13. AV 13: Enoch Soames' reappearance on 3 June 1997. Copy of AV 11.
  14. AV 14: Enoch Soames' reappearance 3 June 1997. Copy of AV 11.
  15. AV 15: Max Beerbohm: Enoch Soames, read by Jim Hacobian.
  16. AV 16: Thomas - A Word in Edgeways 22/6/1986. BBC Radio 4 programme 'A Word in Edgeways on Patriotism', discussion with Thomas Braun, Beryl Bainbridge and Paul Barker, chaired by Brian Redhead.
  17. AV 17: Thomas Braun - Broadcasts 1986. BBC Radio 4 programme on George Saintsbury by Alan Bell (with Thomas Braun and others), 1 May 1986; 'A Word in Edgeways on Patriotism' (see AV 16).
  18. AV 18: Conversation with Liebi (1990). 'Unterhaltung with Liebi' – Gisela Weber recounting some reminiscences to Thomas Braun on her visit to London, 14 May 1990.
  19. AV 19: Unterhaltung mit Liebi 14 Mai 1990. Copy of AV 18.
  20. AV 20: Anneliese Braun - Witze und Anekdoten 1973. Jokes and anecdotes told by Anneliese Braun: 'Ein kleiner Spass für meinen lieben Thomas zu Weihnachten 1973 von Pummel (Fortsetzung folgt nach Bedarf!)'. Also includes part of a conversation with Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider and Johann-Georg Hoefl, 1980 (see AV 21) and part of Hans Otto Dibelius 'Lebenserinnerungen' (see AV 30 and AV 31).
  21. AV 21: Thomas Braun in Unterhaltung mit Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider 1980. Thomas Braun in conversation with Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider, Sydney, 1980.
  22. AV 22: Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider in Unterhaltung mit Thomas Braun, Sydney, 1980. (see AV 21)
  23. AV 23: Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider im Gespräch mit Thomas Braun, Sydney, Australien, 1980. (see AV 21)
  24. AV 24: Thomas Braun in Unterhaltung mit Ilse Rosenthal-Schneider 1980. Conversation of AV 21 continued.
  25. AV 25: Marianne – Erinnerungen. Reminiscences by Marianne Heinrich and Leonore Diment, c. 2000.
  26. AV 26: Marianne – Erinnerungen. Reminiscences by Marianne Heinrich and Leonore Diment continued.
  27. AV 27: Marianne – Erinnerungen. Side A: Reminiscences by Marianne Heinrich and Leonore Diment continued; Side B: Bach, Mass in B minor.
  28. AV 28: Anne-Karine Waltz. Account of her journey to London, 1993. (=Res.)
  29. AV 29: Gisela Faust liest Konrad Braun 10.2.1991 RIAS 1. RIAS radio programmes Morgenandacht 23.4.1989 'Quäkerhilfe 1936' and Morgenandacht 10.2.1991 with Gisela Faust reading Konrad Braun's 'Quäker und Weltpolitik' (originally broadcast by the BBC World Service).
  30. AV 30: Hans-Otto Dibelius Erinnerungen I. Hans-Otto Dibelius' reminiscences, in conversation with Thomas Braun 3. Aug 1987.
  31. AV 31: Hans-Otto Dibelius Erinnerungen II. Reminiscences continued.
  32. AV 32: (I-II) Personal Histories of Sexologists (1983). Recording of a radio series, biographies of Harry Benjamin, Hans Lehfeldt (a distant cousin of Thomas Braun), Lester Allan Kirkendal, Wardell Baxter Pomerow.
  33. AV 33: (III-IV) Personal Histories of Sexologists (1983). AV 32 continued; biographies of Charity Runden, Deryck Calderwood, Edward C. Brecher, Richard Green.
  34. AV 34: Meiggs. Thomas Braun in conversation with his old Balliol College tutor, friend and colleague Russell Meiggs, Oxford, 16 November 1982.
  35. AV 35: Percy Abbs (1983). Thomas Braun in conversation with Percy Abbs, Oxford, 30 March 1983; side B labelled 'Hans-Otto (I)' (see AV30 and AV31).
  36. AV 36: Alec Cooke 12 July 1990. Thomas Braun in conversation with Alec Cooke, 12 July 1990.
  37. AV 37: About Peter Harrison. Thomas Braun in conversation about Peter Harrison.
  38. AV 38: Conversation with Ron Hill 6 Nov 2006. Thomas Braun in conversation with Ron Hill. (=Res.)
  39. AV 39: Conversation with Ron Hill 6 Nov 2006. (Copy of AV 38). (=Res.)
  40. AV 40: Horace Alexander Memorial Meeting 1989. Recording of the Quaker memorial meeting for Horace Alexander, 2 Nov 1989.
  41. AV 41: Reminiscences of Horace Alexander. Recording of reminiscences of Horace Alexander following the memorial meeting, 2 Nov 1989.
  42. AV 42: Sixty Years a Village. Piece about the village of Jordans, Buckinghamshire, by Wilfred Bligh and Joan Bligh, 1979.
  43. AV 43: Monika Faust – Radiosendungen 1991, 1994. Radio programmes by Monika Faust: RIAS Berlin 'Die Wanne – Kulturgeschichte eines Bademöbels', 21 Oct 1991; Deutschland Radio Kultur und Wissen 'Flamingozunge und Dinkelbrei', 19 May 1994.
  44. From Thomas Braun's 'Occasional Writings', 90/1: Thomas Braun 'Sequel 1990'. 'The University Gazette', Thomas Braun. Composed and sung by Tony Bernett, 1990/1991.
  45. AV 44: Per Anhalter durch die Antike. Radio play by Monika Faust-Steinau, n.d.

Dates

  • 1960-2006

Extent

44 items

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Some items are restricted. These are marked as (=Res.).

Shelfmark

MS. Braun 165

Existence and Location of Copies

For transcripts of Konrad Braun's 'Weihnachten zu Hause', c. 1966 (AV 3, AV 4, AV 5, AV 6, AV 7, AV 9); Konrad Braun in conversation with Ken Segar, 15 Dec 1968, and with Jim Cavett, Sept 1968 (AV 1, AV 2, AV 3, AV 4, AV 5); 'Unterhaltung mit Liebi', Thomas Braun in conversation with Gisela Weber, 14 May 1990 (AV 18, AV 19) - see Ms. Braun 166.

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