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Details of this orphan work

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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Feis Rois
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
Application number:
Application date:
Status of application:
Application Withdrawn
Title or short description:
An audio recording of Norman Collins speaking about his life as a soldier. File 12043 by Conrad Wood.
Full description:
This work is held by the Imperial War Museum and we have been liaising with them. They advised that we apply for an orphan license.Copyright recording: 12043 CRM:0109000001894Thank you for your patience regarding recording 124043.I have heard back from one of our Cold War and Late 20th Centaury Curators at the IWM, Richard McDonough, and he has advised that the recording should be treated as 'Unknown Copyright'.This status means that the recording may be an Orphan Works. ie. a work in copyright where the rights holders are unknown or cannot be traced. Therefore the IWM are not able to licence these for reproduction in any non-commercial or commercial projects. We can only supply files for 'private research'.
Sound recordings
Type of work:
Sound recording non-music (spoken)
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Imperial War Museum
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:


Free hand outs for live event, exhibition or similar
Use in a live event, exhibition or similar
In newsletter, bulletin, e-newsletter or e-bulletin
In non-commercial promotional material – print and digital
Digitise and make available on-line, including on social media
Preservation purposes
Use on stage or in performance
Educational purposes – use in learning/ training materials, including e-learning
Use in thesis/dissertation
Personal use

Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Conrad Wood
Creator No Norman Collins

Known identifiers

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