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Contains 31 Collections and/or Records:

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Personal papers on Helen Bass Williams, 1985-2000, undated

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1
Scope and Contents Series includes materials collected by O'Hara during the course of her personal relationship with Helen Bass Williams and after Williams' death. Materials include articles about Williams, materials about the creation of the Helen Bass Williams scholarship at Purdue, an obituary, letters and a poem written by Helen and transcribed by O'Hara, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1985-2000, undated

Letters and poems by Helen Bass Williams, undated, 2000

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents File includes some transcriptions by O'Hara.
Dates: undated, 2000

Pamphlets, 1985, 1998

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents File includes two pamphlets, one from a Southern Counties Action Movement (SCAM) meeting where O'Hara and Williams met and the other from the Southern Illinois Achievers, recognizing Williams work in the civil rights movement and for African American students.
Dates: 1985, 1998

Helen Bass Williams Scholarship, Purdue University, 1993

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes materials collected by O'Hara during the course of her personal relationship with Helen Bass Williams and after Williams' death. Materials include articles about Williams, materials about the creation of the Helen Bass Williams scholarship at Purdue, an obituary, letters and a poem written by Helen and transcribed by O'Hara, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1993

"Articles on Helen's death", 1991

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes materials collected by O'Hara during the course of her personal relationship with Helen Bass Williams and after Williams' death. Materials include articles about Williams, materials about the creation of the Helen Bass Williams scholarship at Purdue, an obituary, letters and a poem written by Helen and transcribed by O'Hara, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1991

Helen Bass Williams funeral program, 1991

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes materials collected by O'Hara during the course of her personal relationship with Helen Bass Williams and after Williams' death. Materials include articles about Williams, materials about the creation of the Helen Bass Williams scholarship at Purdue, an obituary, letters and a poem written by Helen and transcribed by O'Hara, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1991

Interviews, 1951-2007, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2
Scope and Contents Series includes audio recordings, transcripts, and notes from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara as research for her doctoral dissertation. Interviews were predominantly conducted with Helen Bass Williams and many are narratives by Williams, recounting events and experiences during her life and in the Civil Rights Movement, however also include interviews with Williams' coworkers such as Mary Endres Fyfe, other individuals, and personal notes by O'Hara. Materials include microcassettes,...
Dates: 1951-2007, undated

Recordings, 1989-2007, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 1
Scope and Contents Sub-series includes audio recordings conducted by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation. Materials include microcassettes, cassettes, digital recordings, and envelopes containing the tapes.
Dates: 1989-2007, undated

Interview tape envelopes, 1995-2000, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents File includes envelopes used to house the tapes.
Dates: 1995-2000, undated

Transcripts, 1951-2003, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2
Scope and Contents Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: 1951-2003, undated; Event: 1960-1990s

"Helen Bass Williams, Birth and Childhood stories", undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: undated; Event: June, 1991

"Helen Bass Williams, transcribed childhood stories", undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: undated

Helen Bass Williams, "Red, Black, and Blue" story, June 25, 2000

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: June 25, 2000; Event: February 10, 1991

Helen Bass Williams, "Interviews on Civil Rights era", July 25, 2000

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: July 25, 2000; Event: September 1, 1991

Helen Bass Williams, Tougaloo and Cleveland stories, November 1992; December 1, 2000

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: November 1992; December 1, 2000; Event: 1960 - 1961

Helen Bass Williams, "recorded and transcribed stories, part 1", November 16, 1992 - November 17, 1992

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: November 16, 1992 - November 17, 1992; Event: November 23, 1989; June, 1991

Interview notes, Purdue co-worker, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: undated; Event: August, 1990

Mary Endres Fyfe, interview and writings, 1951 - 2001

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 9
Scope and Contents File also includes articles written by Mary Endres Fyfe and a photograph of Fyfe with Helen Bass Williams
Dates: 1951 - 2001

Ethel Webb, Interview, Colp Illinois, November 14, 1992

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 2, Sub-series 2, File 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Sub-series includes transcripts, notes, and associated research from interviews conducted by Mary O'Hara.
Dates: November 14, 1992; Event: 1990s

Research, 1968-2003, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3
Scope and Contents Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: 1968-2003, undated; Event: 1892 - 1991

Freedom of Information requests, 1998

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: 1998

Correspondence regarding Helen Bass Williams, 1991 - 1993

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: 1991 - 1993

Helen Bass Williams' contacts, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: undated

"Freedom Radio", 1999 - 2000

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: 1999 - 2000; Event: 1965 - 1966