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Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2

Scope and Contents

The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1989
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972

Creator

Languages of Materials

Collection material is primarily in English. German is also present.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Historical Information

Oral history interviews conducted by Purdue Professor Robert B. Eckles with Purdue University professors and administrators.

Extent

4.00 Cubic Feet (Four cubic foot boxes) : 70 audio reels and 25 audio cassettes

119.20 Gigabytes

Arrangement

The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection is arranged into two series.
  1. Interviews
  2. Biographical and Associated Materials

Technical Access Information

Audio reels require specialized equipment for playback. Digital recordings of audio reels are available and require software able to play MP3 audio files. Transcriptions are available digitally in PDF format and require software able to display PDF files.

Acquisition Information

Materials transferred to Purdue University Libraries from Purdue Office of Publications.

Related Materials

MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Separated Materials

"Welcome to Purdue" Campus Map 1969 moved to MSR 6 Purdue University Campus Map Collection.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. All newsprint has been photocopied, with photocopies made available for research.

Creator

Title
Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection
Status
Under Review
Author
Shauna Borger, Katie Martin, Emily Durkin, and Amanda Burdick
Date
2017-11-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2016-04-05.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States
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