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Oral histories (document genres)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSO 1
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection documents the history of Purdue University. The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with individuals associated with Purdue University. This is an active collection and will be frequently added to on an ongoing basis.

Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Abstract Newspaper articles, eye witness interviews, an oral history, and memorabilia relating to the 1903 Purdue Train Wreck.

Collection on John R. Wooden

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 243
Scope and Contents Video interview, 2006 and special issue of Journal & Courier, 2010 [front page picture with numerous articles]

Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 513
Scope and Contents The Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart contains Freehafer's drafts of her 1983 book "R.B. Stewart and Purdue University" as well as the notes she compiled while researching Stewart, some of the sources she used, the transcript from a 1977 interview with Stewart, notes from two other interviews with Stewart and his oral history transcript, and notes from interviews conducted with Stewart's colleagues.

Marshall A. Martin agricultural oral history interviews

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSO 3
Abstract Oral history interviews conducted for Purdue University, School of Agriculture with five leaders in agricultural policy.

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.