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Personal narrative of Abd-Ur Rehman

Description: Recording of a personal narrative in which the speaker Abd-Ur Rehman (an 80-year old male farmer) recollects his encounter with a lady while he was on a journey to another village with a friend. This lady greatly surprises both friends as she unexpectedly turns out to be a Mankiyali speaker living in a place outside the geographical domain of the Mankiyali linguistic community.
Date: June 18, 2020
Duration: 3 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Historical narrative about a war

Description: Recording of a historical narrative. The speaker/narrator Abdul Malik (an 85-year old male farmer) talks to Abd-Ur Rehman (an 80-year old male farmer) about a war that the nawab (ruler) of the former state of Amb, Nawab Farid Khan, waged on the neighboring state of Seeri because, apparently, its ruler had ousted one of his court nobles who happened to be a relative of the former. The narrator recounts the memories of his father who was an eye witness to the havoc that the forces of Nawab Farid unleashed on the people of Seeri when they attacked them at the early hours of the day break.
Date: June 18, 2020
Duration: 7 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Aurangzeb
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of relative clauses

Description: Recording of an elicitation of relative clauses in Mankiyali based on English sentences used as prompts. The contributors are Aurangzeb (a 34-year old male teacher) and Gohar-Ur Rehman (a 38-year old male shop owner).
Date: October 18, 2019
Duration: 28 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Paramore, Jonathan Charles
Partner: UNT College of Information

[Partners for Livable Places Workshop, Archives - audio presentation by Robert McNulty]

Description: Sound recording of Partners for Liveable Places Workshop: Archives (Partners for Livable Communities) lecture with keynote speaker, Robert H. McNulty, founder, and president. Lecture about what archives are and what their responsibilities to the community are; lecture does not start at the beginning. Side A: cuts off mid-lecture. Side B: lecture continued from side A. .
Date: October 18, 1989
Duration: 1 hour 35 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Partners for Livable Places lecture - audio presentation by Robert McNulty]

Description: Sound recording of Partners for Livable Places (Partners for Livable Communities) lecture with keynote speaker, Robert H. McNulty, founder, and president. Side A: audio cuts off mid-sentence. Side B: continued from side A - Robert McNulty lecture.
Date: October 18, 1989
Duration: 51 minutes 59 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Episode 34: The New Athletes - College Varsity Esports with Dylan Wray

Description: Podcast produced by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) that features an interview with Dylan Wray, Esports Coordinator of the Varsity Program at UNT. Susan and Dylan discuss the transformation of videogame tournaments, associated business models, and the integration of various career fields into the world of Esports.
Date: March 18, 2020
Duration: 38 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Retelling of Liandova and His Brother

Description: Recording of a traditional story about two brothers who are both poor orphans. The story describes their struggles, and how they never had enough food to eat. Later on, they get lucky by finding the insides of a python that the villagers had skinned and cut up. The brothers take the insides to eat, but find valuable gems inside and become rich. The moral of the story is that you should never look down on the poor and the orphans.
Date: September 18, 1985
Duration: 30 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member: jokes

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling which includes jokes in the style of stories. One story is about a man selling his rice on the black market to secretly get money and buy alcohol, even though he lives by himself and doesn't need to hide his drinking from anybody.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 16 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Lalawia
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling. Other family members are talking in the background.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a song about old Mizo life

Description: Recording of a song performed by a group of family members about old Mizo village life. The song was written by Thangi's grandfather with parts for guitar and drum.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 3 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member: work, school

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling. This part includes updates on how difficult work and school are at the time.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member: greetings

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling. This part features the greetings and opening of the recorded letter.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 5 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of the song "Bless this House"

Description: Recording of the hymn "Bless this house" (originally written in English) sung in Mizo.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 03 seconds
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 9 minutes 01 second
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Retelling of Lalruanga leh Keichala

Description: Recording a retelling of Lalruanga and Keichala, a traditional narrative about a being that is a tiger (keimi) that can take on human form. This story has several episodes involving magic and mythology.
Date: September 18, 1985
Duration: 29 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of a song by a Mizo child

Description: Recording of a Mizo child, age 6, beating on drum and singing.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 1 minute 02 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Lalruali
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member about how the nieces and children in the family are growing up.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 6 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Liandingi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Letter to a family member

Description: Recording of a personal letter to a family member who is traveling. Teenage cousins are having informal conversation and joking.
Date: November 18, 1985
Duration: 3 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #59 - Bob Johnston

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing producer Bob Johnston in Pasadena, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: January 18, 1968
Duration: 16 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #73 - Mike Love

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Mike Love of the Beach Boys in Beverly Hills, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: June 18, 1968
Duration: 30 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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