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Collection Details


Collection Name: John C. Stennis Oral History Project
Repository Name: Mississippi State University. Mitchell Memorial Library, Congressional and Political Research Center [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States
URL: http://library.msstate.edu/congressional/oralhistory/index.asp
Dates Spanned: 1970-
Description: The Oral History Project began in the early 1970s as a supplement to the John C. Stennis Collection. Stennis Collection Curator J. G. Shoalmire conducted the first series of interviews. Later the Mississippi State University Department of History received a grant to coordinate an additional round of interviews. The selected list of interviews on this website are taken from the Shoalmire-History Department interviews. The interviewees are personal friends, staff, senate colleagues, and other observers of Senator Stennis' long career in politics and public service. The Congressional and Political Research Center staff is continuing the project, and additional interviews will be periodically added to this site.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 53
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: District of Columbia; Mississippi; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political leadership; Political science--United States; Politicians; Stennis, John Cornelius, 1901-1995; Stennis, John C.; John Cornelius Stennis; United States; United States--Politics and government
Collection Code: OHC0002695