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A. J. A. Symons Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The A. J. A. Symons Papers consist of seventy-two items (1 linear foot), including letters, essays, biographies, notebooks, pamphlets, prospectuses, lectures, booklets, drawings, legal documents, and clippings. Spanning the years 1920-1982 (bulk dates 1922-1938), the papers include letters and manuscripts written by Symons, as well as documents recording Symons's establishment of, and participation in, The First Edition Club and The Wine and Food Society. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

A. James McAdams German Democratic Republic Oral History Project Stanford, California, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

A. Louise Mays Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The A. Louise Mays papers date from 1939 to 1997 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers are arranged in eight folders, with the last seven representing the seven chapters of Mays’s personal scrapbook, The Road Not Taken. The folders and their contents have been kept in the original order as presented to the Iowa Women’s Archives. Most of the contents of the folders are copies provided by Mays, and not originals. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

A. Lowell Randall Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. This collection is comprised of about 250 letters written by A. Lowell Randall from July 14, 1942 to October 18, 1945 while he served in the United States Army in World War II. All the letters are directed to Mr. Randall's mother, Bessie Brooks Montgomery (Randall) Unkart, at her bakery in Bowling Green, Ohio. Mrs. Unkart owned and operated the bakery after Albert K. Randall, her first husband, died in 1934. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

A. Randolph Lushby Collection Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada. Interview recorded in 1983 with A. Randolph Lusby, a lawyer and then a judge, concerning law and the judicial system in the first half of the 20th century. English. Open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aaron Copland Collection, Ca. 1900-1990 Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress celebrates the centennial of the birth of the American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The multiformat Aaron Copland Collection from which the online collection derives spans the years 1910 to 1990 and includes approximately 400,000 items documenting the multifaceted life of an extraordinary person who was composer, performer, teacher, writer, conductor, commentator, and administrator. It comprises both manuscript and printed music, personal and business correspondence, diaries, writings, scrapbooks, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, awards, books, sound recordings, and motion pictures. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aaron R. Gould Letters Moscow, Idaho, United States. Aaron R. Gould was a Nez Perce Indian from Lapwai, Idaho. From his induction into the army in 1940 until April of 1944 he was attached to Company M, 4th Infantry; during this time he was stationed at Ft. Wright, Spokane, Washington, and from 1941-March 1944 at Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska. When he was transferred to Camp Carson, Colorado, he was part of A.T. Company "Timberwolves", 414 Infantry. As a soldier in the European theater he was in the anti-tank field artillery. He was killed in action on December 9, 1944. This record group consists of 23 letters, some typed, others handwritten, which Private Gould sent to his father, Owen J. Gould, in which he mentions family and friends, military camp activities, and his own feelings about the war. It is evident from reading the letters that some of them are missing. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aaron Thomas Journal Coral Gables, Florida, United States. Journal of Aaron Thomas. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Abbie Huston Evans Letters to Odell Shepard Newark, Delaware, United States. The Abbie Huston Evans Letters to Odell Shepard include eighteen letters or cards addressed by poet Evans to Pulitzer Prize winner Odell Shepard. Written between 1928 and 1966, the series of letters has several significant gaps, with the bulk of the letters written in 1928-1929, 1939, and 1960-1966. Additionally the collection has three poems written by Evans and a letter to Shepard from Jean Schiesser. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abercraf Community Study Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aberfan Study - An Unknown Spring Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. The study concentrates on the events and emotions following the disaster at the Pantglas Primary School, Aberfan in 1966, in which 144 people were killed, the majority being the school children of Pantglas. The study is part of a BBC documentary commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the disaster. Also included is a recording of the "Aberfan Thank You Show", which was a performance made by the surviving children. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abilene Christian University Oral History Collection Abilene, Texas, United States. This is a collection of tapes and transcriptions of oral histories by Lawrence L. Smith and Owen Cosgrove concerning the history of ACU and of Abilene, Texas. An index to this collection can be found in the Special Collections reading area. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aboriginal Cultures and Traditions - The Storytellers Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Stories and memoirs collected from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abraham A. Ribicoff Project New York, New York, United States. In 1990 through the support of the Abe Wouk Foundation we began a series of interviews for a lengthy life history memoir with Senator Abraham A. Ribicoff of Connecticut. Senator Ribicoff began his career as a judge in Connecticut and then served as congressman and governor of that state. A close friend and confidante of John F. Kennedy, he became secretary of Health Education and Welfare when Kennedy was elected president. In 1962 he was elected to the United States Senate where he remained until 1980. During that time he established himself as one of the most important and productive members of that body, serving as chairman of the Finance Committee and the Government Operations Committee. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Abraham D. Beame Administration Project New York, New York, United States. A series of 38 interviews with the colleagues, family, friends, and political supporters of Mayor Abraham D. Beame, donated to the Office by Dr. Ruth B. Cowan. The interviews were conducted in 1979 in preparation of a book which was never published. One interview, that with Mayor Beame (403 p.), has been transcribed as the result of a gift to the Office by Mr. Howard Rubenstein. Partial transcripts exist for some of the other interviews. The Office holds the tapes of all but three of the memoirs. The interviews are particularly rich in the political history of Brooklyn, the James Madison Club, the Brooklyn Democratic Party from the 1940s to the 1970s, various mayoral administrations, and Mayor Beame's tenure as City Comptroller. Many of the interviews discuss the administration of Mayor Beame and its accomplishments, as well as the New York City fiscal crisis. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abraham Lincoln Collection at the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20,000 documents. The collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series which include incoming and outgoing correspondence and enclosures, drafts of speeches, and notes and printed material. Most of the 20,000 items are from the 1850s through Lincoln's presidential years, 1860-65. Treasures include Lincoln's draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, his March 4, 1865, draft of his second Inaugural Address, and his August 23, 1864, memorandum expressing his expectation of being defeated for re-election in the upcoming presidential contest. The Lincoln Papers are characterized by a large number of correspondents, including friends and associates from Lincoln's Springfield days, well-known political figures and reformers, and local people and organizations writing to their president. In its online presentation, the Abraham Lincoln Papers comprises approximately 61,000 images and 10,000 transcriptions. This project is being supported by a generous gift from Donald G. Jones, Terri L. Jones, and the Jones Family Foundation. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abraham Maricle Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. A journal documenting the 1867 Davy Wagon Train trip from St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Helena, Montana Territory; including lists of expenses and work done; a promissory note dated 24 June 1867; two letters, one from "Sam", the other from Julian and Mary Rand, both dated 21 February 1867; a Receipt for Special Tax for a retail liquor dealer in Helena (1 July 1868); and a letter from Olive Rand (28 July 1868). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Abram Joseph Ryan Letters sent Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Photostats of personal letters that Ryan wrote to "Maggie". [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Acadian Handicraft Project Series Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. The Acadian Handicraft Project existed from 1942 until 1962. It grew out of an earlier effort by the General Education Board to support French language and culture in Louisiana. In 1942, Louisiana State University's General Extension Program picked up the project. Louise Olivier (d. 1962), served as the Extension Program's field representative and purchased crafts, mostly textiles, from Acadian women and marketed them throughout the state. Interviewers Pam Rabalais of LSU's School of Human Ecology and Yvonne Olivier conducted these interviews with women who participated in the project for the Southeastern Crafts Revival at the University of South Carolina's McKissick Museum. The original tapes and transcripts are housed at the McKissick. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Across Borders Project Birzeit, Israel-Palestine. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ada Mae Brown Brinton Iowa City, Iowa, United States. In 1977 Brinton wrote an essay, “Sunshine and Rain in Iowa; Reminiscing Through 86 Years” which reflects on rural Iowa, hard work, church traditions, and the love of family and community. Brinton gives the rich details of her childhood, wedding, Sunday dinners, and husking corn. She explains the process for drying corn, testing oat seeds, removing chinch bugs, and the workings of a primitive electrical system. She offers a recipe for making soap, explains World War I rationing, describes roving gypsies, peddlers, the circus and Chautauquas. People and places in Stuart, Iowa are illuminated in her writing as well as the “brick” ice cream with the lavender wedding bell shipped in from Atlantic for her wedding dinner. She describes the depression of the 1930s, the preaching of Billy Sunday, a train trip through Iowa, which was her honeymoon, and explains the importance of woolen underwear and feather beds in winter. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adah A. E. Bickford Diary Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. The Adah A. E. Bickford Diary is 368 pages of a one-year diary kept for the year 1910. Also included is a 41 page typescript, which was prepared by Elizabeth Hampsten of the English Department, University of North Dakota, in 1978. The diary consists of personal accounts of Bickford's daily life. Dating from January 1, 1910 to December 31, 1910, she writes of the activities she participated in during the day, such as house work, mending, and writing letters, followed by daily visitors and other chores she did. Also in each entry was a record of the weather for the day and of news of other people's lives she was acquainted with. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adams Center (VMI) Cold War History Project Lexington, Virginia, United States. The Cold War Oral History Project is an initiative of VMI's John A. Adams '71 Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis. The Adams Center's mandate is "to promote innovation in military history and strategic studies," and its work focuses primarily on the Cold War. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [15 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Addicts Who Survived Project New York, New York, United States. Most of the interviews were conducted with long term heroin addicts, many of them enrolled in methadone programs. This collection also includes interviews with medical doctors, social workers and law enforcement officials concerned with heroin addiction. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adlai E. Stevenson Project New York, New York, United States. Friends and associates describe Governor Adlai Stevenson's life and career from a number of vantage points. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes recall his wit and contribute fresh material for a study of his personality. Political associates analyze and illuminate his career, particularly as Governor of Illinois (1949-53), as Democratic nominee for the Presidency (1952 and 1956), and as Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-65). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [103 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Adlai E. Stevenson Project Springfield, Illinois, United States. The narrators, political associates of Adlai E. Stevenson II (1990-1965), members of his staff, his son, and others, recall Stevenson's character, achievements, term as Illinois Governor (1949-1953), presidential campaigns (1952 and 1956), his work at the United Nations, later life and death. This series was donated by the Oral History Research Office of Columbia University. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adlai E. Stevenson Project II Springfield, Illinois, United States. Friends of Stevenson and his personal secretary recall his term as Illinois Governor, presidential campaigns, work as ambassador to the United Nations, and personal life. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Administrative History of the National Park of American Samoa Pago Pago, American Samoa. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adrienne Lacour Series Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Interviews conducted by Adrienne Lacour for a graduate class in landscape architecture on land use patterns and community history in the predominately African-American community of Four Corners, located south of New Iberia, Louisiana. Topics covered include growing and processing sugar cane; South Coast Plantation and other area plantations; plantation stores and debt peonage; recreation, including gambling and baseball; impact of World War II; and religion. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Adult Education Study Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Afghanistan Provincial Reconstruction Teams Project Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The experiences of Americans who served in Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan provide important lessons for current and future peace and stability operations. Provincial Reconstruction Teams are small, joint, civil-military organizations whose mission is to promote good governance, improved security and reconstruction. In November 2005, there were 22 PRTs in Afghanistan: nine were directed by the U.S. and countries belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force directed 13. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [53 interview(s) listed in this collection]

African American Artists of Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, United States. Interviews with such prominent African American artists as Betye Saar, John Outterbridge, and Noah Purifoy. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Catholic Women Morristown, New Jersey, United States. In February 2002, another grant was received from the New Jersey Historical Commission, in the amount of $3414. This funding will be denoted to the collection, transcription and preservation of oral history interviews with African-American Catholic women who live in two New Jersey communities with deep African-American roots - Newark and Montclair. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Experiences in Durham, North Carolina Durham, North Carolina, United States. The interviewees are African Americans who live in Durham, North Carolina. They talk about their family histories, their childhoods, their education, their careers, and their roles in their community. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American History Collection Fullerton, California, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Life and Culture Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. James Eddie McCoy interviews regarding African Americans in Granville County, N.C. Since 1981, McCoy of Oxford, N.C., has conducted interviews with elderly black citizens from all walks of life in Granville County, N.C. Nearly all of the interviewees are more than 80 years old; some are over 100. These interviews bring to life the tobacco fields of Antioch, the cotton plantations of Oak Hill, church services at Black Cat, and the hustle and bustle of black neighborhoods like Grab-All in Oxford. They tell what daily life was like in the black orphanage at Oxford, at Mary Potter School, and in lumber camps and cotton fields. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Mills Alums Oakland, California, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Pioneers in Flagstaff Oral History Collection Flagstaff, Arizona, United States. Ten interviews that chronicle the growth of Flagstaff's African-American community. Following World War II, a significant migration occurred when African-American sawmill workers from the southern states found they could earn a higher income in the southwest. In Flagstaff, they found a small logging town unaccustomed to their culture. Depending on their place of origin, some migrants perceived the city to be relatively accommodating while others did not. Most interviews include informal discussion of the timber industry, World War II, civil rights, and the Flagstaff police department. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African American Richmond: Educational Segregation and Desegregation Richmond, Virginia, United States. This portion of the VBHA is comprised of fourteen oral history interviews conducted in 1992 by Virginia Commonwealth University students with African-Americans residing in the Richmond, Virginia metropolitan area. While the interviews focused on the educational experiences of these individuals, other subjects and issues affecting the lives of African-Americans were also discussed by the participants. The typed transcripts of the oral histories were scanned in 1994 to be included in the Virginia Black History Archives database and are accessible from this site. A listing of the transcripts, with a brief index of topics discussed, can be found below. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [18 interview(s) listed in this collection]

African Americans in El Paso History El Paso, Texas, United States. A series of interviews with members of pioneer black families and others which document the experiences of African Americans before, during, and after desegregation in El Paso. The interviews examine racial and ethnic relations in our unique bi-national, multi-cultural community. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

African Americans in Southeast Idaho Boise, Idaho, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

AFSCME Oral Histories Detroit, Michigan, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

After the Day of Infamy: Man on the Street Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 Washington, District of Columbia, United States. After the Day of Infamy: "Man-on-the-Street" Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor presents approximately twelve hours of opinions recorded in the days and months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor from more than two hundred individuals in cities and towns across the United States. On December 8, 1941 (the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor), Alan Lomax, then "assistant in charge" of the Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center), sent a telegram to fieldworkers in ten different localities across the United States, asking them to collect "man-on-the-street" reactions of ordinary Americans to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent declaration of war by the United States. A second series of interviews, called "Dear Mr. President," was recorded in January and February 1942. Both collections are included in this presentation. They feature a wide diversity of opinion concerning the war and other social and political issues of the day, such as racial prejudice and labor disputes. The result is a portrait of everyday life in America as the United States entered World War II. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Agnes Just Reid Papers Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The Agnes Just Reid Papers (1850-1976) contains personal and business documents of this Idaho-born writer (born 1886). Included are biographical sketches, an oral history, some of Reid's writings, and personal correspondence with her mother (Emma Thompson Bennett Just). As well, biographical sketches and additional family correspondence with her son (Douglas Reid), her father (George Thompson), and her cousin in England is also present. Letters to Caxton Publishers and others concerning the publication and copyright of Letters of Long Ago (1923, a biography of her mother) are available. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Agricultural Equipment Collection King City, California, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Agricultural History College Station, Texas, United States. In 1974 the Research Historian for the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station (TAES), Irvin May, initiated a seven-year oral history project designed to enrich existing records of the station and expand knowledge of agricultural history. With the aid of the former director of TAES, R.D. Lewis, May conducted approximately 130 interviews with experts throughout the state. All interviews have been transcribed and are open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Agricultural History Santa Cruz County Santa Cruz, California, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [6 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Agricultural Information Oral History Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Agriculture, Water Resources, and Land Use Berkeley, California, United States. Interviews on California water rights issues and irrigation legislations, and cooperatives, crop development, labor, education, and economic aspects of agriculture in California. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Air Force Academy Project New York, New York, United States. In 1968 the faculty of the U.S. Air Force Academy initiated a series of oral history interviews with significant figures in military aviation. The major topics discussed include strategy and tactics in World War I, World War II, and Korea, the establishment of the Air Force Academy, and inter-service relationships. Two series of particular interest deal with black people in the Air Force and the introduction of women cadets to the Academy. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [121 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Air Force Oral History Program Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, United States. Oral history interviews with members of the United States Air Force. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alachua Portrait Gainesville, Florida, United States. Interviews that relate to Alachua County, FL. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alain LeRoy Locke Papers Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Afro-American teacher, philosopher, author, and critic. Correspondence; writings, including speeches, lectures, books, articles, reviews, and notes, relating to Locke's involvement in Afro-American and African literature and art and his role in the Harlem Renaissance; family papers, including correspondence, certificates, and legal and financial papers, of his grandfather, Ishmael Locke, and parents, Pliny and Mary Hawkins Locke; financial documents; organizational materials; and photographs. Includes material relating to Locke's involvement with Howard University and its community, with the Associates in Negro Folk Education and American Association for Adult Education, and with various organizations advocating cultural pluralism, including the Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion and the Progressive Education Association. Persons represented by correspondence and/or mss. include Richmond Barthâe, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Charles S. Johnson, and Renâe Maran. Bequest of Alain Locke. Locke's collection of sheet music, his personal library, and his art collection are also held by Howard University. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alamo Navajo Oral History Project Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. The Alamo Navajo Oral History Project collection consists of 23 interviews on 26 ninety minute cassettes. The interviews were conducted between 1977 and 1984 with people from the Alamo Navajo Reservation in southwestern New Mexico. The interviewees include: Louise Abeyta, Narciso Abeyta, John Anderson Pino, Denny Y. Apachito, Julian Apachito, Martiano Apachito, Billy Apachito, Hattie Apachito, Helen Apachito, Ida Apachito, Bessie Field Baca, John M. Baca. Thomas Gauadeuegro, John Guerro, Jose Guerro, Juanita Guerro, Chole Herrera, Husky Y. Monte Sr., Elise Monte, Pauline Padilla, Juan Vicente, Jake Vicente, and Altpah Vicente. There is also a tape of an Alamo revival meeting. Additionally, the collection contains background research materials such as a project description, a Master's essay on Alamo Navajo kinship systems, an ethnohistorical report on the Cañoncito and Alamo Navajo Bands, census data and correspondence. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alaska and Polar Regions Collections Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. The Oral History Program was established in 1981 to collect, preserve, and provide access to audio and video recordings that provide insight into Alaska’s history and the people who have contributed to its heritage. The UAF Oral History Collection consists of over 9,000 recordings, most of which were donated by organizations and individual interviewers who collected them over the years. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alaska Statehood Commission. Alaska Statehood Movement Oral History Project Anchorage, Alaska, United States. The Alaska Statehood Commission in 1981 embarked on an oral history project to record the recollections of those individuals who participated in the Statehood Movement. The investigators contacted and interviewed over 50 participants. The primary subjects were members of the Constitutional Convention, prominent individuals who promoted statehood, and participants in the government pro-statehood activities. Among these were Leo W. O'Brian, a Congressman from New York, who sponsored the statehood bill in the United States House of Representatives. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alaska Women's Oral History Project Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. The Alaska Women's Oral History Project was funded through grants from the State of Alaska Department of Education, the Alaska Humanities Forum, and the Alaska Historical Commission. Additional support was provided by the Alaska Historical Society and Anchorage Community College. The purpose of the project was to collect and compile the reminiscences of pioneer Alaskan women born between 1866 and 1937. The chief interviewer for the project was Maria Brooks. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alaskan Pioneers Project New York, New York, United States. This project gathers the reminiscences of pioneer settlers in Alaska, providing accounts of gold prospecting, mining, cattle driving, homesteading, and travel by trail and river. Included are descriptions of the social life of the pioneers as well as accounts of the depression of 1893 and the Klondike strike. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum Oral History Project Albany, Georgia, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albany Historical Society Oral History Collection Albany, Western Australia, Australia, Australia. Oral history interviews related to the history of Albany and its residents. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albert College Collection Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted between 1979 and 1992 to complete the research for the History of Albert College 1857-1992. English. Open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albert Francis Zahm Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, 1889-1953; manuscripts by Zahm; diaries, 1930-1941; publications and clippings by and about Zahm; correspondence, reports, and other records concerning his involvement with the Smithsonian Institution, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and its Committee on Aerodynamics, the Library of Congress Division of Aeronautics, the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, and the War Department; material collected by Zahm concerning the North Pole; records of his experiments including notes, design memoranda, lab records, notebooks, sketches, blueprints, and copyright and patent material; teaching and lecture notes; financial records; photographs; and personal effects including a will, membership cards, and addresses. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albert J. Nevins Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, 1948-1980; project and OSV office files, 1948-1980; Nevins' writings, such as editorials, articles, talks, and book reviews; reference material used in his work; material documenting Nevins' involvement with the Catholic Press Association (CPA) including press releases, correspondence, interviews, work papers, and financial records of CPA's Latin American Seminar, 1961-1962; minutes of board of director's meetings, and financial records of CPA, 1969-1980; minutes of the Catholic Journalism Scholarship Fund, 1970s; correspondence, minutes, directory and financial records of the Inter- American Press Association, 1970s; and minutes, newsletters and clippings of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 1970s. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albert L. Alford Papers Moscow, Idaho, United States. The papers include newspaper articles about Alford, personal and professional correspondence, office memoranda, several articles written by Alford, address lists, a file of articles on waterways, correspondence of Lewiston Lawyer Eugene Cox, and some photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alberta Evelyn Swan Lehman Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Alberta Lehman papers date from 1874 to 1932 and measure 9 linear inches. The papers are arranged in four series: Family, Correspondence, School, and Photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alberta Metcalf Kelly Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The papers date from 1899 to 1994 and measure 2 feet. The papers are arranged in three series: Personal life, Professional life, and Family. The papers reveal Metcalf Kelly's role as a national figure within Democratic party electoral politics during the 1950s and 1960s. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albertson Family Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Albertson Family Papers portray the personal and business affairs of Jacob Albertson, his sons, Josiah and Benjamin, and other members of their family. Jacob Albertson, 1755-1833, was originally from Cheltenham township in Pennsylvania but later settled in Plymouth Meeting. He and his wife, Mary, had six children. His land was mined for iron ore. The majority of the correspondence and documents in this collection concerns Jacob Albertson's two sons, Josiah and Benjamin. In the 1830s and 1840s, Josiah and Benjamin were involved in the lime business, mining their land as was common in the Plymouth Meeting area of Pennsylvania. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albina Ministerial Alliance Portland, Oregon, United States. Oral history interviews with members of the Albina Minsterial Alliance. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Albion State Normal School Boise, Idaho, United States. Interviews with those associated with Albion State Normal School. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alden W. Clausen Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The interviews give glimpses into the complexity of the Bank's evolution beginning in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference, where the Articles of Agreement of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were negotiated. They are conducted on an institutional level, with the goal of eliciting from the participant as full and accurate an account as possible. That is, capturing firsthand accounts of important events and experiences from those who observed and participated in them and, in some instances, supplemented with personal and anecdotal material to illustrate. The Oral History Program Interview Series has recently been re-established as an ongoing and integral function of the World Bank Group Archives. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander Family Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The correspondence and papers in the Alexander Family Papers were, with few exceptions, generated during the Civil War. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Isaac N. Alexander and his wife Rebecca (Alban) Alexander. Although some of these are courtship letters written during the 1850s, most of them were written by Isaac to his wife while he was serving in the 46th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The collection also contains some family correspondence to and from Rebecca and to and from members of the company that Alexander commanded. Some official correspondence and commissar's receipts from Alexander's company are also included in the collection. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The online version of the Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress comprises a selection of 4,695 items (totaling about 51,500 images). This presentation contains correspondence, scientific notebooks, journals, blueprints, articles, and photographs documenting Bell's invention of the telephone and his involvement in the first telephone company, his family life, his interest in the education of the deaf, and his aeronautical and other scientific research. Dates span from 1862 to 1939, but the bulk of the materials are from 1865 to 1920. Included among Bell's papers are pages from his experimental notebook from March 10, 1876, describing the first successful experiment with the telephone, during which he spoke through the instrument to his assistant the famous words, "Mr. Watson--Come here--I want to see you." Bell's various roles in life as teacher, inventor, celebrity, and family man are covered extensively in his papers. The digitization of this selection of the Bell Family Papers is made possible through the generous support of the AT&T Foundation. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander Henry Collection Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted in 1988. Interviews with past crew members of ice breaker Alexander Henry, now owned by the Marine Museum; interview with shipyard manager John Page, who built the vessel in 1959. Three interviews are not transcribed : with Clarence Peppiat about his career at Kingston shipyards during the 1920; with Clifford Gibson, a rivet passer at the Kingston shipyards in 1913; and with John Munn about his shipbuilding career, especially at Erieau and at Canadian Dredge and Dock in Kingston. Other topics include the Coast Guard, Port Arthur Shipyards (Thunder Bay), and the ship Kenoki. English. Open. Partial transcription (14 interviews). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander Marion Kirsch Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, 1888-1916; class lectures; grade book, 1904-1920; diary, 1886; books by Kirsch; U.S. Geological Survey Chart of Minerals, 1903-1904; a pamphlet titled "History of Christ Church, Alexandria, Va., 1773-1930"; and photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander Wilson Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The personal and business papers of Alexander Wilson, a manufacturer of agricultural machinery just below Newark in Pencader Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, span the dates from 1852 to 1890 (with bulk dates 1870 to 1890) and include letters, envelopes, brochures, receipts, checks, and ephemera. The Wilson family also owned property in Elkton, Maryland, and it is possible that Wilson grew up in Maryland. As a successful businessman in New Castle County, Delaware, Wilson was involved in county government. From evidence in the collection, Wilson was a Trustee of the Poor (1877), Secretary of School District 54, New Castle County (1875), and a commissioner of the New Castle County Levy Court. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexander-Crawford Historical Society Oral History Collection Orono, Maine, United States. Oral history interviews with those associated with the Alexander-Crawford Historical Society in Maine. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexandra Kollontai Project New York, New York, United States. This series of interviews on the life and career of Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) was undertaken by Sonya Baevsky as part of a larger project on the Russian revolutionary and diplomat, involving also a documentary film. Some of the taped interviews are with persons who knew Mme. Kollontai; others discuss the significance of her career for Russian history, revolutionary movements, and women's history. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [14 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Alexis Coquillard Family Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Newspaper clippings, obituaries, memorial cards, manuscripts, and a few letters involving members of the Coquillard family and Rev. Edward Sorin, CSC. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alexis Granger Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence concerning the distribution of Lourdes water, donations for the construction of Sacred Heart Church and the reconstruction of the Main Building of the University of Notre Dame after the fire that destroyed it in 1879; with letters from Father Edward Sorin, CSC, and American bishops regarding provincial matters, manuscripts of writings on the early history of religious in the Notre Dame area, notes on discipline and spiritual reading, records of the St. Vincent de Paul Society (1865), and an annotated copy of the Ordo Divini Officii Recitandi, Missaeque Celebrandae, juxta Rubricas Breviarii ac Missalis Romani (Cincinnati: John P. Walsh, 1862). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alfred Chester Letters to Curtis Harnack Newark, Delaware, United States. The Alfred Chester collection consists of 31 letters written by Chester to his friend Curtis Harnack, during the years 1951 to 1959, the period spanning his stay in Paris. Harnack, born in 1927, was also an author, and lived and worked in New York City and Iowa during this time. Chester, Harnack, and Hortense Calisher, Harnack's future wife, met while studying at Columbia University. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alfred Gratz Family Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. Although the Alfred Gratz Family Papers span the dates 1802-1894 (bulk dates 1880-1892) and include documents related to five members of the Gratz family, the papers chiefly are comprised of correspondence and documents generated during the initial years following Alfred Gratz's election as Register of Wills for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1888. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Algonquin Park Museum Collection Whitney, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted between 1970 and 1990 to obtain historical information pertaining to Algonquin Provincial Park. Long-time residents, visitors, staff, logging, recreation, camps, etc. Contains references to the Ontario Ministry of Natural resources. English. In some cases, permission to quote must be obtained from the interviewee. Listing of interviews, with some summaries of content. Partial transcription (ca. half). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice A. Dunnigan Papers Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Journalist, educator, and politician. Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, press passes, and invitations highlight the career of the first African American woman journalist acredited to the White House, Senate, and House of Representative Press Corps. The bulk of the material relates to Dunnigan's work as education consultant for the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers consist of the literary, professional, and personal papers of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. The papers include an extensive collection of her incoming correspondence. Of particular note is her correspondence (1895-1904) with Paul Laurence Dunbar, which also includes her letters to Dunbar. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers also include a comprehensive collection of manuscripts of her writing, including novels, stories, poetry, drama, and essays. Dunbar-Nelson maintained a daily diary for most of her adult life and the extent portions of her diaries are present in her papers. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson papers also include significant collections of family papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and memorabilia. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Gorton Hart, 1948-1988 Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Poet and teacher. Primarily personal journals and notebooks, with inserts, dated from 1948 to 1988. Her undergraduate life at Smith is well documented. Materials from student life at Smith in the 1950s are included. Later journals document her marriage, friendships, and close relationship with her mother. Among the subjects she explored were poetry, women's spirituality, dreams, and the feminist movement. There are also poems and writings and a letter from Aldous Huxley. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Griffith Carr Papers Dayton, Ohio, United States. The heart of the Alice Carr Papers is the correspondence in Series 1. The first part of this series consists of correspondence from Alice Carr and is arranged in simple chronological order. The individuals she wrote to most frequently were her sister, Katherine Carr Harris in McRae, Georgia and her aunt, Alice Ladley Totten, and cousin, Bessie Totten in Yellow Springs. Spanning the years 1901-1962, these letters cover the bulk of her life and are a rich source of information about her. They show her development from a bright, enthusiastic teenager, to a young nurse in World War I and postwar Europe, to her internationally recognized work as a public health administrator in Greece, to her retirement in Florida where she continued to be active, thoughtful, and innovative. She wrote candidly about her feelings and opinions as well as her experiences, and her personality, her views of life, and her work are interestingly and often humorously brought to light. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Kelley Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Alice Kelley papers date from 1926 to 2002 and measure 20 linear inches. The bulk of the papers consist of diaries Kelley kept from 1926 through 2001, a record of an Iowa woman from her childhood through her elderly years. The diaries include reports on the weather, social activities, appointments and both local and national events, including President Nixon’s resignation August 8, 1974 and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The papers also include the transcript of an oral history interview Kelley gave to Ilene Hammond of the History Committee of the First United Methodist Church in 2002. Kelley reminisces about her early years, attending school, living on the Iowa River, going to Girl Scouts and joining the Church. She also recounts working at both the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Press Citizen. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Marston Scrapbook Newark, Delaware, United States. The Alice Marston scrapbook, 1896-1906, chronicles a decade of Marston family life, revealing information about the social, cultural, and leisure activities of an ordinary upper-middle-class Philadelphia family at the turn of the twentieth century. This one-volume scrapbook includes approximately 150 photographs, tintypes, engraved wedding invitations, handmade party favors, artwork, scraps, postcards, programs from cultural and charity events, newspaper articles, and correspondence. Alice Marston, wife of Henry Ward Marston of Overbrook, Pennsylvania, collected and preserved these materials chronologically, over the period from 1896 to 1906. Occasionally, she captioned items with remarks about prominent Philadelphians whom the Marstons saw socially. The scrapbook pulls together into one place a variety of information about turn-of-the-century Philadelphia society, and sets them in the context of national news events. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Sophia Brant Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Alice Sophia Brant papers date from 1921 to 1956 and measure 6 linear inches. The papers are arranged in two series: Diaries and Family information. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Tapp Williams Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The Alice Tapp Williams Diaries record the daily occurrences of a young woman living in Toledo, Ohio from 1914 until her death from tuberculosis in 1918. They not only give excellent insight into the busy social life of an unmarried woman and her friends, but how that life changed after her marriage. The diaries express Alice's views on men, dating, work, marriage, concern over finances, her brother's failing health from tuberculosis, and her psychological dependence on her mother. Researchers will find it helpful not only for these reasons but also for its information about Toledo, Ohio in the early 20th century. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alice Williamson Diary Durham, North Carolina, United States. This small, leather-bound volume is the 36-page diary kept by schoolgirl Alice Williamson at Gallatin, Tennessee from February to September 1864. The main topic of the diary is the occupation of Gallatin and the surrounding region by Union forces under General Eleazer A. Paine. The diary relates many atrocities attributed to Paine. Frequently mentioned is presence of black contrabands in and around Gallatin, attempts to give them formal schooling, and their abuse by Union Eastern Tennessee troops. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

All Hallows College (Dublin, Ireland) Records Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Photostats, typewritten transcipts, and microfilm copies of original correspondence and reports of All Hallows College, Dublin, Ireland. Two reels of microfilm contains American missionary correspondence, 1842-1877, in part from members of the American hierarchy, to members and officers of All Hallows, including Bartholomew Woodlock, Daniel Moriarty, and Thomas Bennet (Provincial of the Carmelites). The third reel contains a calendar of the college's correspondence with bishops around the world during this period. Compiled by Patrick F. Murray as a master's thesis in 1956, it includes but is not limited to the letters in the first two reels. There are also photostats of letters to Father Woodlock, 1858-1873, and photostats of correspondence from the Diocese of Hartford, 1844-1847. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Allan Nevins Project New York, New York, United States. Associates of Allan Nevins during his long career at Columbia (1928-58) and later at the Huntington Library recall the man and the historian. Many of the interviews, contributed by Mort Lewis, a California Friend, deal largely with Nevins' last years. Included in the collection is a filmed (transferred to video) interview with Nevins conducted by Owen Bombard, on Nevins' views of Henry Ford. It was donated to the Collection by the Ford Motor Company in 1978. 536 pp. The Office also holds a collection of correspondence, reports, etc. on the establishment of the Oral History Research Office by Professor Nevins. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [19 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Allard K. Lowenstein Project New York, New York, United States. The interviews were conducted by Professor William Chafe of Duke University for a biography of Congressman Lowenstein. Professor Chafe, one of the leading historians of recent American history, has conducted more than eighty interviews for this work. The Allard K. Lowenstein Fund underwritten the transcribing and processing of the interviews, are part of our Collection. Aside from their detail on the life of Lowenstein, the interviews will also touch upon almost every liberal or radical movement of the post-World War II period. The interviews in this project are open with a few exceptions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [75 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Allinson Family Papers Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States. Papers include correspondence, poetry, commonplace books, journals and diaries, deeds, marriage certificates, diplomas, legal and financial papers, genealogical material, memorials, pictures, silhouettes, maps, scrapbooks, and clippings. Letters include those of thirty-one members of the Allinson family, plus those of related members of the Carey, Chattin, Cooper, Hinchman, Parker, and Taylor families, and others. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alma Erickson Swanson Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Alma Erickson Swanson papers date from 1897 to 2000 and measure 9 linear inches. The collection is divided into four series: History and biography, Correspondence, Diaries, and Photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Almira Safely Rutledge Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The papers of Almira Safely Rutledge measure 1 linear foot and date from 1885 to 1950. The collection consists of photocopies of diaries and photographs. The diaries were written by Almira Safely Rutledge from 1885 to 1950 and a few photographs. There are no diaries for the years 1886, 1889 to 1893, 1900 to 1901, and 1933. The first entry was written when Almira Safely was fifteen years old, the last the day before her death. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alpha Evans Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Alpha Evans papers date from 1977 to 2001 and measure 3.5 linear inches. They are arranged in three series: Biographical, Professional, and Clayton County Sesquicentennial Committee. They demonstrate the creativity and innovation in rural education. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alternate Service in World War II Oral History Project Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. In 1974 and 1975 the Institute of Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies at Conrad Grebel College sponsored an oral history project to interview Mennonite men who has served in Alternative Service Camps during World War II. David Fransen, a graduate student studying at the College, carried out the interviews in 1974 and 1975. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center Oral History Interview Series Beltsville, Maryland, United States. Oral histories are in-depth, face-to-face interviews. Staff of the Alternative Farming Systems Information Center are conducting videotaped oral history interviews with people who have provided leadership and inspiration in the field of alternative or sustainable agriculture. Our goal is to record the recollections of people who have influenced the direction of American agriculture, both for current use and as an historical record. To date, eleven interviews have been concluded. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alumni-in-Action Oral History Project Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Interviews recorded since 1987 by university alumni with alumni who have had distinguished and/or interesting careers, particularly in the field of agriculture. Includes interviews with Kenneth McPhee, President of the Canadian Institute of Food Technology, Bill Watson, Ontario Livestock Commissioner and Assistant Deputy Minister (1928-1933), N.R. Richards of the Canadian Agricultural Research Council, Alfred Dryden Hales, a Conservative MP, Dr. Robert Sheldon Gowe, director of the Animal Research Centre in Ottawa, and R.W. Goble, Provincial Entomologist from 1948 to 1953. English. Open. Index by name of interviews; some tapes have summaries. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Alvan Stewart Papers Coral Gables, Florida, United States. Alvin Stewart's diary covers his international travels. It begins across the Atlantic, New York to Liverpool and ends with his return across the Atlantic, Havre to New York. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Amarilla Hamblin Lee Interview Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The Amarilla Hamblin Lee Interview (1970) was conducted by P. T. Reilly. Lee, born in Pleasanton, New Mexico, in 1884, was the 24th and last child of Mormon polygamist Jacob Hamblin. In the interview, Lee relates stories heard from her mother, siblings, and Hamblins' other wives. She also discusses her own childhood and immediate family. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amber McClintic Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Amber Jacobsma McClintic papers date from1976 to 1979 and measure 5.5 linear inches. The papers highlight Amber Jacobsma’s 4-H activities in 1977. The collection consists of Jacobsma’s 1977 4-H record book, describing her activities in the club with words and photographs. There is also a 1977 scrapbook detailing Jacobsma’s summer trip to Holland with the Iowa Caravan to the Netherlands. Also preserved in the collection is the 1977 I Dare You award for qualities of leadership and the 1976 book “I Dare You” presented to Jacobsma at the same time. Jacobsma’s 4-H badge, the O’Brien County Fair Queen ribbon she wore, a project on Iowa and correspondence from the Dutch family she stayed with during her stay in Holland are also preserved. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ambleside Oral History Ambleside, England, United Kingdom. Oral history interviews regarding daily life in Westmorland County and surrounding areas in the United Kingdom. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ambrose (A.) Henry Hayward Papers Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The Ambrose Henry Hayward Collection consists primarily of correspondence from the period April 14, 1861 through August 17, 1864. The bulk of the letters were written by A.H. Hayward to his father, sister and brothers, but the collection includes 3 letters written by Melville Hayward of the 7th New York (6/22/1862, 7/10/1862, 7/23/1862), letters from Henry's commanding officers regarding his service and four letters regarding Henry's death. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

America at War Collection Oral History Interviews Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States. following collections contain significant primary source material for scholars and students involved in research on World War II, ranging from personal reminiscences of active duty and life at home to official documents relating to the war. Material concerning World War II is not limited to these collections. Please contact our office by telephone at (405) 744-6311 or by Email at: lib-scua@okstate.edu for further information or regarding donation of new material. Special Collections also houses several collections dealing with other conflicts, including the Civil War, World War I, Korean War, and Vietnam War. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

America to 1860: Selected Primary Resources Newark, Delaware, United States. Historical manuscripts and archives include the papers, letters, diaries, photographs, account books, ledgers, and records of individuals, families, and organizations. Unpublished finding aids to manuscript and archival collections are available in Special Collections, and a growing number of these have been posted on the Library's server for access via the Internet. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Academy of Pediatrics Oral History Collection Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States. Through its Oral History Program, the Center conducts interviews with selected pediatricians and other leaders in the advancement of children's health care, preserving the recordings and transcripts. The Pediatric History Center preserves and organizes these materials to make them available for use by Academy members, staff, and outside researchers. Assistance with historical research is available through the archivist; however, individuals wishing to conduct extensive research are encouraged to make an appointment to visit the archives. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Academy of Pediatrics Project New York, New York, United States. Two interviews with founders of the field of pediatrics in the United States collected as part of a pilot program on the history of pediatrics. Undertaken through support by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 447 pp. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Association of Physics Teachers Project New York, New York, United States. Founding members discuss the formation of the American Association of Physics Teachers in 1930 and describe its relations with the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [5 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Association of University Professors Storrs, Connecticut, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Bar Association Section Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Bar Foundation Oral History Program Chicago, Illinois, United States. In 1974 the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation authorized the organization of an Oral History Program for the purpose of assembling a historical record about the legal profession and the organized bar. During the following two years Olavi Maru of the American Bar Foundation conducted over fifty interviews with a group of legal professionals that included Lewis Powell, Dallin Oaks, Geoffrey Hazard, Jr. and A. James Casner as well as a number of former and current officers of the American Bar Association. Many of the interviewees had been active in ABA affairs as early as the 1930s and witnessed watershed events not only in ABA history, but American legal history in general. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [12 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American China Mission Project Oral History Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The American China Mission Project (twenty-five interviews) chronicles Wayne Anderson's involvement with Episcopalian missionaries who traveled throughout China between 1917 and 1950. Of significance are the interviews with the group's leaders, the Reverend Leslie and Mary Fairfield. The Mission introduced churches, schools, and medical facilities to impoverished communities in China and trained individuals to manage these institutions independently. The narrators discuss their reasons for joining the missionary, their experiences in China, their religious beliefs, and their relations with the Chinese people. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Civil War: Letters and Diaries Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries knits together more than 1,000 sources of diaries, letters, and memoirs to provide fast access to thousands of views on almost every aspect of the war, including what was happening at home. The writings of politicians, generals, slaves, landowners, farmers, seaman, wives, and even spies are included. The letters and diaries are by the famous and the unknown, giving not only both the Northern and Southern perspectives, but those of foreign observers also. The materials originate from all regions of the country and are from people who played a variety of roles. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Craftspeople Project New York, New York, United States. Over 150 interviews with a wide range of craftspeople working in a variety of mediums; cloth, metals, wood, glass, etc. The interviews document the transformation of the crafts to objets d'art. The project was made possible by Dr. Richard Polsky, who conducted the interviews and directed the transcription. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [53 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Cultural Leaders Project New York, New York, United States. This series of interviews was conducted by Joan Simpson Burns to provide material for a study of patterns in American cultural life, published in her book The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist & the Institution in America. Mrs. Burns' interest centered on her subjects' family backgrounds and early exposure to the arts as well as on their later contributions to American culture. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [18 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Entrepreneurs Project New York, New York, United States. Five interviews with major American entrepreneurs in finance, publishing, electronics, food processing and other industries. Undertaken under a gift from the price institute for the Study of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with the UCLA Oral History Program. 1254 pp. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [7 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Falls CLG Collection Boise, Idaho, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Federation of Teachers Oral History Project Detroit, Michigan, United States. AFT-sponsored series of interviews conducted between 1985 and 1987 by Renee Epstein with leading figures in the union. Topics discussed include the rise of the militant teacher, first collective bargaining, first strikes, AFT political structure, Shanker vs. Selden fight, and Oceanhill-Brownsville. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Foundations Oral History Project Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Gay Community Project Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The American Gay Community Project contains one interview conducted shortly before the oral history program was discontinued. The narrator discusses his experiences as a young African-American man coming to terms with his sexuality. Other topics include religion, the Harvard Divinity School, Princeton University, the Ku Klux Klan, African-American culture in the late 1970s and 1980s, and rural and suburban gay communities. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Historians Project New York, New York, United States. A series of interviews conducted with leading historians, conducted by Professor John Garraty, dealing with such topics as westward expansion and economic change to 1860; slavery in the United States; American nationalism, social and cultural changes in the United States between the Civil War and World War I; Reconstruction Period; the United States in world affairs from 1918 to 1945; and problems of interpretation of history. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [28 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Indian Oral History Project Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. The American Indian Oral History Project consists of manuscripts, taped interviews and transcripts on various topics of the American Indian cultural heritage through a project initiated during the summer of 1968 and funded by several agencies including the University of North Dakota. The tapes and transcriptions in this collection consist of several interviews with members of the Red Lake Indian Reservation located in central Minnesota. Topics covered include Indian hunting and fishing techniques, burial rites, agriculture, medicine, child rearing, treaties, religion, and pow-wows. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Indian Studies: American Indian Lives Long Beach, California, United States. Founded in 1969, the American Indian Studies program at CSULB attracted a wide range of native community-based activists as well as non-native students interested in American Indian culture and society. Women played a very prominent role both in departmental activities and in planning campus events. Although there was no sustained plan to collect oral histories, the women taking courses in American Indian studies and in women’s studies frequently chose to interview their classmates and family friends. Some of these interviews are incorporated into the American Indian Lives series. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [6 interview(s) listed in this collection]

American Jewish Committee General Biography Collection New York, New York, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jewish Committee Oral History Collection New York, New York, United States. A collection of interviews with staff and lay leaders who have contributed significantly to the development and growth of the American Jewish Committee. The project was conducted in conjunction with AJC's 75th Anniversary. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jewish Experience in the 20th Century New York, New York, United States. Over 156,000 pages of transcripts, 6,000 hours of taped interviews, 2,250 informants: this incomparable repository of unique and unpublished primary source material for the study of what is often called “the American Jewish experience in the 20th century” is the mother of all American Jewish oral histories and one of American Jewish culture’s most substantial monuments. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jewish Family Across Three Generations New York, New York, United States. This ongoing project, which focuses upon the changing American Jewish family, presently consists of over 100 memoirs covering three generations of 30 families in the New York City area. The parenthetical number preceding an individual's name indicates first, second or third generations. The project is a joint collaboration of the Wiener Oral History Library and the William Petschek Jewish Family Center of the American Jewish Committee. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jewish Historical Society Gainesville, Florida, United States. Oral history interviews with members of the American Jewish Historical Society. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jewish Women of Achievement New York, New York, United States. Authors, attorneys, choreographers, publicists, mothers, wives, community workers -- all different voices, recorded in this collection of American Jewish women of the 20th century. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jews in Israel: Collection I New York, New York, United States. Two collection of interviews with American Jews who immigrated to Israel. Collection I focuses on why these American citizens chose to live in Israel and how they adjusted to their new society and culture. It was developed by Elaine Sternberg, Wiener Library oral historian, who conducted the interviews in 1983. All of the interviews are available on tape only; they have not been transcribed. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jews in Israel: Collection II New York, New York, United States. Two collection of interviews with American Jews who immigrated to Israel. Collection II is made up of Americans who transplanted their association with American Jewish organizations to similar groups in Israel. The memoirists speak about their involvement in political, cultural and religious life in Israel. The project was conducted by Ava Kahn, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California at Santa Barbara. The collection was acquired for the Oral History Library under the auspices of the AJC's Institute on American Jewish-Israeli Relations. All the interviews are "open". [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jews in Sports New York, New York, United States. A collection of interviews with American Jews who were or are currently involved in sports. Interviews were conducted with individuals involved in sports. Interviews were conducted with individuals in sports promotion, as well as participants in baseball, boxing, football and basketball. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Jews of Sephardic Origin New York, New York, United States. This collection brings to the AJC Oral History Library firsthand testament to the rich cultural and religious heritage of Sephardic Jewry. It contains over one hundred memoirs of people who trace their origins to more than twenty countries and five continents. Included are Sephardim who were born in the United States, those who immigrated as children and those who came as adults. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement - A Digital Library and Learning Center Madison, Wisconsin, United States. American Journeys contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later. Read the words of explorers, Indians, missionaries, traders and settlers as they lived through the founding moments of American history. View, search, print, or download more than 150 rare books, original manuscripts, and classic travel narratives from the library and archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Life Histories, Manuscripts from the Federal Writers Project, 1936-1940 Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The Library of Congress collection includes 2,900 documents representing the work of over 300 writers from 24 states. Typically 2,000-15,000 words in length, the documents consist of drafts and revisions, varying in form from narrative to dialogue to report to case history. The histories describe the informant's family education, income, occupation, political views, religion and mores, medical needs, diet and miscellaneous observations. Pseudonyms are often substituted for individuals and places named in the narrative texts. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Meteorological Society Boulder, Colorado, United States. Oral history interviews with members of the American Meteorological Society. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Printing History Association Oral History Project New York, New York, United States. The American Printing History Association Oral History Project records the voices, knowledge, and insights of printers, illustrators, designers, and members of allied trades. We are interviewing senior members of these trades, so that their experiences and skills will not be lost. We will question and record well known individuals as well as those less likely to write their own stories: including but not limited to job printers, dot etchers, typographers, linotype operators, and others whose skills became obsolete during the computer revolution. In addition to collecting historical material, we would like to register current developments in the printing trade by documenting the careers of digital type designers, computer typesetters, contemporary graphic artists, managers, and owners of printing businesses. We also want our project to extend to members of all the book production professions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

American Samoa Humanities Council Oral History Project Pago Pago, American Samoa. The recently established American Samoa Humanities Council is wholly funded through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Historic Preservation Office works with the Humanities Council on oral history and oral tradition projects, and other joint projects are planned. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Americanism Collection Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence of William Henry O'Connell, rector of the North American College in Rome (1895-1901) and Cardinal Archbishop of Boston (1907-1944), and John Ireland, Archbishop of Saint Paul (1888-1918), with Countess Sabina di Parravicino of Milan, the Italian translator of Ireland's speeches; correspondence of John Joseph Glennon, Cardinal Archbishop of St. Louis (1903-1946); John Joseph Keane (1839-1918), Bishop of Richmond (1878-1888), first rector of Catholic University (1889-1896), administrator in the Vatican (1896-1899), and Archbishop of Dubuque (1900-1911); John Lancaster Spalding, Bishop of Peoria (1876-1908); and John Zahm, CSC, scientist, author, professor at the University of Notre Dame (1875-1892), and provincial of the Congregation of Holy Cross (1895-1906). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Americans in Vietnam Series Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. LSU Professor Beatrice Spade and student conducted these interviews with American servicemen and a few Vietnamese people now living in America. The interviewees discuss their experiences in Vietnam and their attitudes toward American involvement in Southeast Asia. In addition, the soldiers, representing a variety of ranks and all branches of the military, discuss their military training and contact with the Vietnamese people and their culture, and the civilians relate their background and the experience of immigrating to the United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amherst Island Collection Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted in 1986 about the history of Amherst Island. Includes references to schooner Annie Falconer, lost near the island in 1904. English. Open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amherst Island Project Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted in 1982 by a research team led by Catherine Wilson, a doctoral candidate at Queen's University, during research for her thesis. Each interviewee was guided through the same list of questions, designed to elicit specific information about Island life. Topics include women, wage labour, childhood, beliefs, courtship, and architecture. English. Research use permitted. No duplication of recordings or use for commercial purposes. Publication of quotations by permission. Summaries of subjects for each tape. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amish Mennonite Experience in Ontario Oral History Project Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. In 1999 the Institute of Anabaptist Mennonite Studies approved an oral history project on the Amish Mennonite Experience in Ontario, as a means to seek and preserve stories, recollections and descriptions of their experience in Southwestern Ontario. In addition of recollections of significant events, persons and anecdotes, the project wanted to record changes in the piety and worship style of those persons who were part of the Ontario Amish Mennonite Conference, which became the Western Ontario Mennonite Conference, which merged into the Mennonite Conference of Eastern Canada in 1988. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amnesty International: International Secretariat Oral History Interviews Amsterdam, Netherlands. Contents : Records of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in London consisting of agenda papers and other documents concerning the International Council Meetings (ICM) 1961-1983, agenda papers and other documents concerning the International Executive Committee (IEC) 1963-2002; circulars sent to sections (AI Indexed Documents, including publications and newsletters) in English 1961-1999, in French (1975-) 1978-1999, in Spanish 1975-1999 in Arabic 1983-1997 and Urgent Actions 1974-1979, 1981-1991; transcripts of interviews 1983-1986, 1990, correspondence and other documents concerning the Oral History Project 1961-1969 (-1978). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Amos Beebe Eaton Papers Coral Gables, Florida, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Amy Johnson Dayton, Ohio, United States. Amy Johnson's papers are organized into three Series: Series 1, Manuscripts, has several book manuscripts written by Amy Johnson's sister, Betty Falconer-Stewart. Manuscript 1, "My Sister Amy", is dated 19-2-43 and runs 1-215 pages. Manuscript 2, a serial article called "Britain Did It First", is dated 27-4-51 and runs 20 pages. Manuscript 3 is dated 11-5-53, runs for 14 chapters, and Manuscript 4, no date, runs for 1-245 pages. All of these manuscripts are variations on the same work, Manuscript 1. There is also a grouping of various rewritten chapters and notes. All of these manuscripts are incomplete. There are also two articles written by Amy Johnson contained in this Series: "What Next" (August, 1938) and "4000 Miles in a Car" (October, 1938). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anabeth Koob Voigts Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Anabeth Koob Voigts papers date from 1976 to 1999 and measure 2.5 linear feet. The papers are arranged in four series: Campaigns, Iran Working Group, Scrapbooks and Videocassettes. The Campaigns series consists of the correspondence between Voigts and various congresspersons leading up to the passage of the Hostage Relief Act. There are also correspondence, pamphlets and articles representing the Family Liaison Action Group (FLAG), the Free the American Hostages Rally, the Free the Hostages pin project, the Hostage cross project, Stand Up for America, the Yellow Ribbon Campaign, church and prayer services (including the memorial service for the eight servicemen who died in the failed rescue attempt), and Voigts’ personal drive for prayers to be said for the hostages nationwide. Voigts’ handwritten speech notes are also included in this series. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anaheim Community History Project Fullerton, California, United States. The interviewees are Anaheim residents and they discuss the city's history, government, and traditions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Oral history interviews with members of the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andersonville Diary of Alfred H. Voorhees Morrisville, New York, United States. Alfred H. Voorhees enlisted in the 1st NY Cavalry (the Lincoln Cavalry) on Aug. 5, 1861. He was captured in May of 1864 and was incarcerated in Andersonville Prison. He died of disease on Aug. 13, 1864. The material that follows is a transcription of the original Alfred Voorhees Diary, done by his sister, Rebecca. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andrew Altman Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The Andrew Altman Papers consist of both originals and transcripts (primarily provided by Malcolm Campbell) of over 150 Civil War letters written by a private serving in Co.D, 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry between 1861 and 1865, or by other members of the Altman Family. The majority of the letters, between Andrew and his father John, describe the military activities of the 68th as well as family matters and personal events. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andrew Brown and Jeanette Hall Family Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The Andrew Brown (A. B.) and Jeanette Hall Family Papers is a rich and varied collection of family history. The papers include correspondence, photographs, financial documents, literary productions, scrapbook materials, legal documents and an audio recording. Also included are several family Bibles and a large collection of postcards. The collection also includes documentation on the Hall Hardware Store in McComb, Ohio; the McComb Philomath Club; and the Presbyterian Church and Woman's Home Missionary Society, McComb, Ohio. The entire collection of family papers, comprising thirteen linear feet, spans the years 1833-1992. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andrew Franklin Hilyer Papers Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Lawyer and accountant, of Washington, D.C.; trustee of Howard University; Treasurer of the Coleridge-Taylor Choral Society, Washington, D.C. Chiefly correspondence, programs, and announcements, relating to S. Coleridge Taylor Choral Society, and memorabilia about Samuel Coleridge-Taylor; together with drafts of articles and speeches by Hilyer on the social and economic status of blacks in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; and travel journal, autograph album, and photos, of Hilyer's second wife, Amanda Gray Hilyer, pharmacist and teacher. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andrew Gulliford Oral History Collection Durango, Colorado, United States. This collection was conducted by Dr. Andrew Gulliford while he was writing his book, Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andrew Wood Cooley Family Papers Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Offering biographical and genealogical materials relating to Andrew Wood Cooley (1837-1887, a prominent member of the Mormon Church) and other members of the Cooley family, The Cooley Family Papers (1842-1993) includes Cooley Family Association of America material, family correspondence, material from the related Eldredge and Huntington families, mission correspondence (1906-1908) to and from Henry W. Cooley, and the nineteenth century diaries of James Eldredge and Robert Hazen. The collection also holds an oral history interview with Marcus Cooley. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Andy Stevens Psychiatric Nursing Interviews London, England, United Kingdom. Interviews recorded as part of a doctorate focusing on a psychiatric hospital, Essex Hall/Turner Village in Essex. Most interviewees are former employees, mainly nurses but also a psychiatrist, the oldest born in 1906. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig Oral History Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Angelica Lynn Rose Atalig oral history interview was recorded on November 17, 1999 by Jennifer Lee Manders in Coralville, Iowa. The interview consists of one audiocassette and a 22-page transcript of the interview recording a young woman’s life as a child of a bilingual, biracial family in a small rural Iowa community and at the University of Iowa. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Angelina Weld Grimké Papers Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Author and educator. Includes Grimké's diaries, and manuscripts of her writings, including "Mara." Also contains correspondence, notebooks, financial papers, and educational material. Gift, 1960. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Animal Advocates Oral History Project Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The project is particularly interested in animal advocates who have been actively and directly involved with animal protection in the 1970s or earlier. ( We have already missed the opportunities to record the life stories of three leading figures from the 1960s and '70s: Cleveland Amory, Helen Jones, and Henry Spira all died in 1998). The project also seeks to include individuals from different areas of animal protection and to cover different types of effort. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Animal Welfare Activists London, England, United Kingdom. A growing collection of oral history interviews with people active in the animal welfare and animal rights movement in Britain, including the Hunt Saboteurs Association, Chickens Lib, RSPCA Reform Group, League Against Cruel Sports, Animal Liberation Front, Compassion in World Farming and other organisations campaigning against animal experimentation and maltreatment. Includes interviews with: William Jordan (C894/01); Richard Ryder (C894/02); Dave Wetton (Hunt Saboteurs, C894/03); John Bryant (League Against Cruel Sports, Ferne Animal Sanctuary: C894/04); Angela Walder (C894/05); Clare Druce (Chickens' Lib: C894/06) [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anita Loos Letters to Ray Pierre Corsini Newark, Delaware, United States. The Anita Loos Letters to Ray Pierre Corsini comprises twenty-one letters from American novelist and playwright Anita Loos to her agent and friend, Ray Pierre Corsini, between 1962 and 1979 (Carey, p. 319). The collection also includes a copy of a letter from Loos to a Miss Taylor. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anita Thompson Dickenson Reynolds Collection Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Afro-American psychologist, teacher, art instructor, actress, dancer, and model. Diaries, correspondence, programs, invitations, numerous photographs, drafts of an autobiography entitled Tan Experience, artifacts, memorabilia, 27 cassette tapes, and transcripts relating to Reynolds's activities in the United States, Europe, North Africa, and particularly St. Croix, Virgin Islands, where she was manager of the Virgin Islands. Correspondents include Ralph Bunche, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, Ernest Schachtel, Kristians Tonny, and Richard Wright. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ann Harrigan Makletzoff Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence (1930s-1983) with Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Paul Hanley Furfey, Reynold Hillenbrand, Bernard J. Sheil, and Leo R. Ward, and a letter from Dorothy Day; diaries, 1940s-1980s; her writings, including articles and lectures; original notes and multiple drafts of the manuscript of her unpublished memoirs; scrapbooks and clippings about both Makletzoff and Friendship House, with a folder concerning the court- martial case of Bernard James; minutes of directors' meetings and other documents relating to Friendship House, 1942-1948; and printed matter including pamphlets and newsletters. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ann Larimer Letters Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Ann Larimer letters date from February to July of 1865 and consist of 9 letters, each of them written by Larimer to her husband. The letters are arranged in chronological order. Their importance lies in their personal, first-hand depiction of rural life in Iowa during the Civil War. The ink on the letters is faint in places and the handwriting is difficult to read. The original letters have been filed separately because of their fragility, but may be consulted by researchers. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ann Wardrop Collection Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted in 1976, 1977 and 1979, concerning local history of Glengarry County, Ontario, and particularly Lancaster. Topics include pioneer life, trapping, rural conditions, roads and small businesses. English. See archivist about restrictions. Listing. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anna Beebe Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Anna Beebe Papers consist of a collection of letters written to Anna Beebe during the period 1906-1919. Beebe's primary correspondents are members of her family, school friends, and acquaintances. The letters typically discuss social events, personal affairs, school activities, and family news. Of particular interest are the copies of letters from her brother, Dr. Richard Beebe, during his service as a medical officer in Europe with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. (Note: original letters were transferred to the Historical Society of Delaware at the request of the donor). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anna Julia Cooper Papers Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Educator, author. Includes writings by Anna J. Cooper, biographical data, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and material for her book about the Grimké Family. Also contains materials relating to Cooper's tenure as President of Frelinghuysen University, 1930-1941. Gift of Regia Bronson, 1971. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anna Maria Gove Collection, 1864-1952 Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Anna Maria Gove was born July 6, 1867, in Whitefield, New Hampshire. After her education at MIT and Woman's Medical College of New York Infirmary, from which she was graduated in 1892, Dr. Gove served for a year in the New York Infant Asylum. In 1893 she came to the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG). She remained at the school as resident physician, professor of hygiene, and director of the Department of Health until her retirement in 1937. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anna Susan Moore Cheney Diaries Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Anna Susan Moore Cheney diaries date from 1892 to 1953 and measure 2 linear inches. The collection consists of a large, bound journal, several loose pages from a schoolgirl diary, and ephemera and notes inserted into the diary. Entries from the early years are daily or weekly, including long, rich narratives about school, church, and her courtship with Burton Cheney. Entries from later years are monthly or semi-annual. They describe warmly the development of her first child and less warmly the tasks of a minister’s wife. Annual entries are thoughtful, candid, and descriptive, recounting the important events of the year and the details of recent days. Loose items—programs, a bank statement, lockets of hair, notes, and the obituary of Burton Cheney have been collected in a separate folder, identified according to the page number in which they were found. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anne Avantaggio Meyer Papers Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. History notes : Meyer (A.B., Radcliffe College 1947, A.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1966), married Albert J. Meyer, professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard, and taught at the American Community School in Beirut. Summary : A series of interviews with American women who were born or had lived in Lebanon: Susan Fitzgerald, Margaret Bliss Leavitt, Rachel Hall, Margaret Dale Penrose, Belle Dale Poole, and Nancy Lawrence Schuller. Also supplementary information. Tapes shelved separately (T-198). Provenance : Gift of Anne Avantaggio Meyer, 1987. Notes : Unprocessed but available for research. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anne Halsey Ross Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Anne Halsey Ross Papers collection consists of 4.8 linear feet of material dating from the 1860s to the 1930s. The material pertains to Ms. Ross and her family, and includes correspondence, files, postcards, photographs, books, and the Halsey family crest. There are postcards and other papers related to her travels abroad. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anne Thackeray Ritchie Biographical Introductions to The Compete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Newark, Delaware, United States. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray with Biographical Introductions by his Daughter, Anne Ritchie was published in 1899 by Smith, Elder and Co., of 15 Waterloo Place, London. The proofs and galleys of the introductions to each of the thirteen volumes, as well as ten letters related to their publication, comprise the .3 linear feet (29 items) of this collection. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Annette Cech Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The» Annette Cech papers date from 1974 to 2002 and measure 1 linear inch. They consist of a timeline of Annette Cech’s life and the programs, photographs, and private journal in which she described the Nobel Prize ceremony honoring her son Thomas Cech held December 10, 1989 in Sweden. In addition Cech has written a memoir dedicated to her grandchildren, describing a loving and frugal childhood in Chicago, family gatherings with special foods and memories, the joy of marriage, and the work and promise that comes with raising a family. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Annie Laurie Turnbull Panning Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The main focus of the Annie Turnbull Panning Collection is the wealth of material concerning the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1949. Extensive newsclippings and magazine articles concerning the WACs at a national level as well as more individually oriented clippings from regular Army Base publications along with many photographs taken while Annie was on active duty make up the bulk of the collection. The largest group of photographs, taken during her European tour of duty (1945-1947) provide visual documentation of the effects of World War II on the people and the cities of Europe. Unfortunately, many of the photographs, while identified, are not clearly explained, and this lack of written documentation does leave unanswered questions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anthony Benezet Papers Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States. Letters (ALS and AL), also typed and handwritten transcripts, photocopies and other papers. Many letters relate to Benezet's views on slavery and his work to end the slave trade. Other topics discussed are: the use of taxes to pay for war; the condition of American Indians; Benezet's school and thoughts on teaching. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anthony J. Lauck Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Personal and departmental correspondence as well as correspondence from the University Art Gallery, the Governor's Fine Arts Commission, the Indiana Art Commission, the Indiana Academy, and the nominating committee of the Midwest College Art Conference, 1940- 1982; clippings concerning Lauck's work and the Notre Dame Art Gallery; catalogues, invitations, and annoucements of exhibitions by Lauck and other artists at Notre Dame; and photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anthony Kerrigan Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, including letters from Saul Bellow, John Dos Passos, Robert Graves, Edwin Honig, Russell Kirk, and Mark Mirsky; manuscripts of book reviews, essays, poetry, short stories and translations, including works by Jorge Luis Borges, Camilo Jose Cela, Reinaldo Arenas, Jose Ortega y Gasset, and Miguel de Unamuno; personal records and documents, including the FBI's file on Kerrigan; clippings on Cuba and Nicaragua under Communist regimes; and books and journals containing Kerrigan's work. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anthropology Project New York, New York, United States. Nine interviews conducted in 1987 with members of the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University. Interviews discuss both the history of the Department and the field. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Antique and Classic Boat Society Collection Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Interviews conducted in 1985 by the Antique and Classic Boat Society, Topics included boatbuilding in Rideau, Rockport, Barriefied and Toronto (Ontario), the building of the famous Peterborough canoe by the Lakefield Canoe & Boat Company, pleasure boats and boating on Lake Ontario. Also contains references to the W. T. Andress Company. English. Open. Partial transcription (1 interview). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anton Hanson Family Papers Moscow, Idaho, United States. The papers of the Anton Hanson family span the years 1909 to 1939 with the bulk of the material covering the years 1925 to 1939. The papers include correspondence, legal and financial papers, newspaper clippings about family members, and greeting cards sent on the occasions of birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, and other holidays. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Anton-Herman Chroust Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Personal and professional correspondence, 1930s-1981; correspondence, testimony, and financial records dealing with his divorce from Elizbeth Redmond Chroust, 1940s- 1950s; Chroust's writings including book-length manuscripts on Aristotle and on The Rise of the Legal Profession in America (1965); his unpublished poetry, 1920s; articles collected by Chroust; exams, student evaluations of Chroust, student papers, and his class lecture notes; tax information and financial records, 1946-1980; photographs; and printed material including Harvard Magazine, 1979-1981, and the ATLA (Association of Trial Lawyers of America) Newsletter, 1969-1981. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Apartheid Project Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The Apartheid Project also contains only one interview conducted shortly before the program was discontinued. Daniel Gouws, the narrator, was a Northeastern Student at the time of the interview. Over the course of the interview, he addresses the issues surrounding his life in South Africa as a middle-class, Caucasian male involved in protest and anti-apartheid activities, as well as his involvement in the military. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Appalachian Oral History Project, 1986-1991 Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. The collection covers 1986-91, with the bulk of the collection in the year 1991. Collection consists of interview tapes and interview tape logs of oral history interviews conducted by student interviewers in Dr. Jean Speer's Appalachian Community Studies class in the Department of Humanities at Virginia Tech, and by a student of Dr. Bohland. Interviewees include Frank W. Bannister, Lillie A. Beavers, Julia T. Bratton, Thomas Cartmel Brown, Carol M. Caldwell, Freeman A. Cockram, Virginia B. Creger, Robert and Josephine Dolinger, Ora Evans, Donald R. Fessler, Anne W. Frame, David H. Halsey, Mildred S. Richardson, Judith C. Sale, and Elizabeth M. Weatherford. Restricted interviews include Georgia Croy, Carlton Harmon, Jack and Lillian Minnick, and Ellison A. Smyth. Transcript available for Kenneth S. Hamblin, Sr., interview. The collection also includes undated tapes of the Shapenote Singing School and a tape of Presentation Music/Interview with Keith Webb, Arkansas Shapenote Gathering Concert. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Appalachian Quilt Project Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. CASSETTE TAPES, 1978-79. 0.8 cu. ft. Oral history project conducted by the Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Related Art at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of recorded interviews with forty-three quiltmakers in Floyd and Washington counties, Virginia. Transcripts available. Ms81-097. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arboretum History Oral History Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Interviews on the history of the Arboretum conducted by a member of the Arboretum staff and contributed to the Oral History Project collection (except for the interview with William R. Jordan, III, 392): [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Archer Gilfillan Papers Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The collection consists primarily of coded diaries maintained during his time as a sheepherder in South Dakota, from 1924 to 1933, and include transcripts of this diary by his sister, Emily, and the former Special Collections Curator in the University of Minnesota Libraries, John Jensen. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, publications, clippings, reviews and personal papers. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Architects' Interviews Collection Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Collection includes interviews by George M. Goodwin of four architects: Gunnar Birkerts, Helmut Jahn, Philip Johnson, and Cesar Pelli, who express their opinions on significant examples and influences on 20th century architecture. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Architects Oral History Collection Perth, New South Wales, Australia, Australia. Oral history interviews conducted with architects in New South Wales. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Architecture Project New York, New York, United States. Discussion focuses upon philosophies of design, aspects of their various architectural projects, and the juncture of architecture and city planning. Also included are earlier taped conversations with Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [7 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Archive of Pagany Newark, Delaware, United States. The archive of the little magazine Pagany: a native quarterly consists of 5.5 linear feet of material, which spans the dates 1925-1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1929 to 1933. The collection includes Richard Johns's personal papers and all known surviving material related to the publication of Pagany (some letters and manuscript were destroyed in a 1932 fire or stolen from Johns's car the same year). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Archive of The Park 1 Newark, Delaware, United States. The Wivenhoe Park Review was a short-lived British journal of contemporary poetry, essays, and criticism edited by poets Andrew Crozier and Thomas Clark (an American) beginning in 1965. It was originally published by the University of Essex Department of Literature, but with the third issue, Crozier shortened the name of the journal to The Park, and began to publish it at his own newly founded Ferry Press. The Park issue numbers (after The Park 1) continued the original number sequence of the Wivenhoe Park Review. After the title change a double issue, # 4/5, was published in the summer of 1969. The last issue of The Park was issue # 6. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Archives of the National Extension Homemaker's Council College Park, Maryland, United States. The records of the National Extension Homemakers Council consist of audio tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews with homemakers conducted in preparation for the publication Voices of American Homemakers. The collection is unprocessed. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Argentina Project New York, New York, United States. Argentine industrial and manufacturing figures describe technological changes, relationships with foreign enterprises, and attitudes toward organized labor. Political leaders discuss internal organization and practices of political groups, with examples from municipal and national campaigns. The interviews were conducted by staff members of the institute. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [99 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Arizona Historical Society Oral Histories Flagstaff, Arizona, United States. The collection contains taped interviews, video recordings, and film regarding the history of Flagstaff, Arizona, including Pow Wow commentaries and films, interviews with longtime residents, radio coverage of the Mayhew Lodge fire, and promotional videos. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arlene Gardner Hall Papers Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Arlene Gardner Hall papers date from ca. 1912-1999 and measure 10 linear inches. The papers are arranged in three series: Biographical Information, Photographs, and Diaries. The collection focuses on the activities of a rural, working woman of the twentieth century and the details of her daily life and relationships. The majority of the collection consists of Hall’s personal diaries from the early 1930s to 1995, which document a youthful courtship; three marriages--one apparently abusive, one long and happy, one very short; the raising of her daughter and the ensuing estrangement between them; the relationship between Hall and her own mother, both of whom had three husbands and worked as housekeepers and washerwomen; the particular aspects of daily life in rural southern Iowa; as well as almost fifteen years of life in a home for the elderly. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arlo Bates and George L. Vose Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Arlo Bates and George L. Vose Papers comprise .3 linear feet (153 items) of letters, photographs, and an unidentified manuscript fragment. The collection spans the years 1879 to 1916 and includes correspondence from many well known novelists, poets, biographers, scholars, editors, publishers, composers, and statesmen. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Armed Forces at University of British Columbia Oral History Collection Vancouver, British Columbia, United States. Each interview was originally recorded on a reel-to-reel tape. Cassette reference copies have been made and typescript interview transcripts are available for all but one of the interviews. Each transcript also includes a handwritten form with a brief interview summary. The interviews have been arranged by tape number. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [27 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Oral History Program Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Oral history interviews conducted by Charles Stuart Kennedy (Georgetown University) with over 23 AFIP directors and staff members. Most are recorded on videotape; some on audiotape. Includes transcripts and curriculum vitae. The interviews discuss the subjects' backgrounds, their fields, and the history and staff of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [33 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Armed Forces Oral History: Korean War Studies and After-Action Reports London, United Kingdom. Armed Forces Oral Histories: Korean War Studies and After-Action Reports is a themed microfiche collection relating to material produced by the Historical Detachments of the US Army during the Korean War, 1950-1953. The scope and content of the interviews and studies therein was influenced by the nature of the conflict and by the types of units employed in combat. Despite the involvement of United Nations forces and the US Marine Corps, all units interviewed by the Historical Detachments were from the US Army. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Armed Forces Oral History: US Senior Officer Oral History London, United Kingdom. Armed Forces Oral Histories: US Army Senior Officer Oral Histories is a themed microfiche collection of 96 interviews of senior US Army personnel, 1971-1986. The interviews cover the entire career of the interviewee. As biographical interviews, they emphasise the significant events in which the subject took part and the personalities with whom the subject came into contact. Many of the interviewees had long careers that spanned World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. However, many of the interviews relate to non-combat roles, including the formulation of major doctrinal and policy programmes for the US Army. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Armed Forces Oral History: World War II Combat Interviews London, United Kingdom. Armed Forces Oral Histories; World War II Combat Interviews is a themed microfiche collection of 375 typescript combat interviews, together with narrative accounts and official supplementary materials including field orders, periodic and operations reports, statistical data, sketch maps and overlays, 22 May 1944-10 May 1945. Documents include accounts relating to US 1 Infantry Div during Operation NEPTUNE, the amphibious assault on France, 6 Jun 1944, the landing at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, 6 Jun 1944, the Battle of Aachen, Germany 8 Oct-22 Oct 1944, the defensive in the Ardennes Forest, 16 Dec-31 Dec 1944, the drive to the Rhine and subsequent bridgehead established at the Ludendorff bridge, Remagen, Germany, 17-31 Mar 1945; US 2 Infantry Div during the Brest Campaign, France, 25 Aug-18 Sep 1944, and the drive from the Rhine river to Leipzig, Germany, 21 Mar-20 Apr 1945; US 3 Infantry Div during the invasion of Southern France, Aug 1944-Feb 1945; US 4 Infantry Div and the liberation of Luxembourg, 16 Dec-24 Dec 1944; US 5 Infantry Div during operations at Fort Driant, Belgium, and Metz, France, 9 Nov-24 Nov 1944; 8 Infantry Div operations during the reduction of the Crozon peninsula, France, 1 Sep-19 Sep 1944; 9 Infantry Div and the US aerial bombing of US troops during the Normandy breakout, 24-29 Jul 1944; (etc...) [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Armed Forces Radio in Sitka and Kodiak Oral History Project Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. The Armed Forces Radio in Sitka and Kodiak Oral History Project was begun in 1981. Its purpose was to document the history of the Sitka and Kodiak armed forces radio stations in order to add to the understanding of the relationship between the military and Alaska during the World War II period. The majority of the work on the project was done by Suzi McClear. The work consisted of conducting oral history interviews with people who had worked in the armed forces radio stations at Kodiak and particularly at Sitka. The project also involved transcribing tapes of interviews done earlier by soldiers stationed at Sitka, transcribing tapes of original armed forces radio broadcasts from Sitka, and gathering and correlating materials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Air Force Arctic Broadcasting Squadron at Elmendorf Air Force Base. The project was funded by the Sitka Historical Society, and the Alaska History Commission. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arms Control Policy and the National Security Council Oral History Washington, District of Columbia, United States. During the cold war, arms control policy was a focal point in relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. The progress of negotiations was closely tracked by observers both within and outside of successive administrations, and the outcome of such negotiations frequently proved to be a harbinger of the entire superpower relationship. Thus the process for making policy was crucial. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [14 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Armstrong-Rea Collection Fergus, Ontario, Canada. Interview recorded in 1984 with A. Marjorie Armstrong, discussing the genealogy of the Rea and Armstrong families, who settled in Eramosa Township. She also talks about immigration and pioneer life. English. Open. Summary description. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Army Museum of Western Australia Oral History Collection Bridgetown, Western Australia, Australia, Australia. Recollections of army veterans of WA life and times; emphasis on military service. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arnold H. Ehlers Oral Histories Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The Arnold H. Ehlers Oral Histories (1987-1988), prepared by the James Moyle Oral History Program, contains two typescript oral histories of Arnold H. Ehlers. Ehlers was an architect who worked for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church Building Committee from 1951 to 1971. Ehlers was born in Germany in 1901 and moved to Utah after his family joined the LDS Church in 1906. In his teenage years, he took several design courses and soon became an apprentice to architect John Fetzer. He moved to Philadelphia in 1926 to work for a firm called Heacock and Hokanson. He returned to Salt Lake City in 1927 and married Thelma Erikson, then returned to Philadelphia for two more years. He returned to Utah for a short time in 1929, but moved to San Francisco where he worked until 1932. In 1932, he joined with Lorenzo Snow "Bing" Young to form Young and Ehlers, Architects. In 1951, he accepted employment with the LDS Church, where he remained until he retired in 1971. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arnold McMahan Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The William J. Sullivan Collection/21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Records consist of approximately 10 linear feet of morning reports, muster rolls, battle reports, equipment and ordnance lists, orders, correspondence, and miscellaneous loose papers of the 21st Regiment O.V.I., dating from 1861 through 1865. The collection also includes postwar correspondence from 1866 to 1891 of Arnold McMahan, Colonel of the Regiment, primarily relating to the Battle of Chickamauga. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aroostook Oral History Project Orono, Maine, United States. Oral history interviews regarding the history of Aroostook, ME. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Art Gallery of Ontario Collection Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Interviews recorded since the 1970s. Canadian artists (painters, sculptors, graphic artists) are occasionally interviewed concerning their work in the Gallery's collection, or in preparation for a special exhibition. English. No duplication. Index. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Art History: Oral Documentation Project Los Angeles, California, United States. Scholars and museum people who were instrumental in establishing art history as a discipline in the United States in the mid-twentieth century. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Art, Music, and Performing Arts Oral History Collection Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Australia. Preservation of memories and experiences of people involved in art, music, and the performing arts in Australia, especially Victorians. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur B. Thornthwaite Collection Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. Interview conducted in 1982 with Arthur B. Thornthwaite, who worked as a Royal North West Mounted Police (R.N.W.M.P.) officer in the Yukon, at Carmacks, Rampart House and Old Crow (1919-1933). Mr. Thornthwaite describes his service with the police. He also refers to Fort Yukon (Alaska), and Whitehorse. English. Open. Inventory entry. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Carl Lichtenberger Project New York, New York, United States. Friends and associates comment on the life and career of Bishop Arthur C. Lichtenberg (1900-1968), especially his period as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, 1959-1962. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [4 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Arthur Harvey Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, memoranda, essays, talks, bibliographies, term papers, critiques, scripts, and other material, dating from 1947 to 1999, documenting Father Harvey's career as a priest, teacher of speech and drama, and producer and director of plays at the University of Notre Dame; photographs, 1954-1991, and audio tapes, 1950-1969, most of them from Notre Dame theatrical productions. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Horner Study Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. A study concerning Arthur Horner, South Wales Miners' Federation President and later National Union of Mineworkers General Secretary. The study tackles the theory of "Hornerism", and also records the opinions of his daughter. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur J. Hope Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence; manuscripts of his History of Notre Dame, Life of J.W. Cavanaugh, Life of James French, and Life of John F. O'Hara; research material used in his works; James Corbett's typewritten History of Notre Dame, used by Hope; yearly chronicles of Notre Dame life prepared by Hope, 1955-1961; and photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur J. Riley Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, notes, and drafts of manuscripts regarding the organization and subsequent history of San Salvador Council, No. 1, Knights of Columbus, New Haven, Connecticut, established in 1882; the history of the Knights of Columbus in Connecticut; early councils of the Knights of Columbus; and the financial difficulties of Catholic University in 1904. Correspondents include Thomas McAvoy, CSC. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Levitt Project New York, New York, United States. The career of Arthur Levitt (1900-1980) is recounted by family, friends, and associates, with particular emphasis on his redefinition of the role and function of New York State Comptroller, a post which he occupied from 1954-1978. His contribution to the office included a new concept of fiduciary responsibility and giving it the character of an aggressive auditor of state and local monies; he believed he had converted the office into a nonpartisan one, in the same sense as a judgeship. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [13 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Arthur Mizener Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Arthur Mizener papers, spanning the dates 1943 to 1976 (bulk 1943 - 1951), consist of the American educator, author, and critic's draft of the first F. Scott Fitzgerald biography, The Far Side of Paradise, and correspondence with Edmund Wilson, Delmore Schwartz, and various publishers and others involved in Mizener's research and publishing activities. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Motley Papers Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The bulk of the collection includes copies of his speeches, often reworked for different audiences, and tapes of his presentations. Other professional materials relate to his presidency of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and administrative office files. Also included are family correspondence and recordings. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Preuss Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Letters (1895-1935) from John J. Ming, S.J., of St. Ignatius College in Cleveland, Joseph H. Meier of the Official Catholic Directory, Frederick P. Kenkel of the Catholic Central Verein, Joseph M. Schifferli of the (Buffalo) Echo, Peter Guilday of the American Catholic Historical Association, Simon Baldus of the Catholic Press Association, and others; correspondence between Preuss and F. Makert, SVD, of the Mission Press, Techny, Illinois (1905-1931); correspondence with and concerning fraternal orders and secret societies; and a few other letters written by Preuss. Also microfilm containing letters of condolence on the death of his first wife (1900); correspondence in German relating to personal and business matters, including a series of letters from his father Edward; and a twelve- page typed diary (May to October 1906). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur Reginald Marsden Lower Collection Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Interview conducted on April 13, 1971 with Arthur Reginald Marsden Lower, historian and Professor of History, Queen's University. A discussion of recent Canadian history, as well as Dr. Lower's views as expressed in the book Canadians in the Making. Dr. Lower also answered various questions concerning his philosophy of history as it relates to his philosophy of life. Open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Arthur T. Lewis Oral History Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. A typescript of Phyllis I. Lewis' interview with her father, The Arthur T. Lewis Oral History Interview Transcript (March 1971) is 67 pages in length. The interview was conducted as part of a community oral history project at California State College at Fullerton. In the interview, Lewis recalls his childhood in Salt Lake City in the years 1898 to 1915, his travels within the state and the region, travels to Denver and Chicago, and his eventual settlement in California upon retirement. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Artistes Mumbai, India. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ashes and Tears Interviews Portland, Oregon, United States. This report consists of interviews with a small cross section of the Guam asylum seekers. It is to some extent representative of their demographics, in terms of ethnicity and gender. The interviewees have given us a great bounty of significant new information and details about recent conditions in Burma. Their interviews are presented here verbatim and in their entirety, aside from minor editing for clarity and to protect interviewees' families and associates back in Burma. Sections where the transcripts were edited are indicated by brackets. Some of the interviewees' names have been changed or omitted for security purposes; others have been included, particularly if their cases have already been publicized. The interviews were all conducted on Guam, from March 14 to 18, by Project Maje's director, Edith T. Mirante. Some were conducted in English, others with translation. The word "government" was often used to specify the military regime ruling Burma, in the questions and answers; it is used for clarity only and is in no way meant to imply legitimacy for that utterly illegal dictatorship. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Asian Americans: South Bay/Los Angeles Nisei Long Beach, California, United States. When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Issei (first generation immigrants) and their Nisei children were well established in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Some raised fruit, vegetables and flowers on undeveloped land that they rented or farmed as sharecroppers. Others formed cooperatives or corporations to sell and distribute produce while still others started small businesses to serve Japanese and other residents in the area. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [16 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Asian Garment Workers in New York City New York, New York, United States. NYU undergraduate Bichiluyen Nguyen conducted these interviews as part of an internship in the history department in 1989. She interviewed garment workers from Vietnam, China, the Philippines, and California, mainly in English, but also partially in the interviewee's native language. Transcripts or indexes exist in English for all of the interviews. Interviews are with ILGWU members and staff, and one interview is with a garment manufacturer. Topics covered include emigration to the U.S., working conditions, joining the ILGWU, and major strikes. These interviews are open for research. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Asians in Minnesota Oral History Project St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Thirty-nine Minnesotans speak about their Asian backgrounds. Some immigrated from Asian countries as children early in the 20th century and grew to adulthood in Minnesota. Others were born in the state, the children or grandchildren of immigrants. Still others came to Minnesota more recently, arriving in the 1960s and 1970s. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Askew Family Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. Photocopies of three letters of Matthew, James, and Robert Askew to their sister Hannah, living in England. Matthew who served in Co.D, 1st O.V.I. describes his experiences during the Battle of Stones River; James who was in Co.A, 12th O.V.I. writes about camp life in the Kanawha Valley and his brief period as a prisoner; and Robert who was a clergyman who did not join the service, explains the mood of the country in the Fall of 1861. Transcript available online. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aspen Historical Society Oral History Collection Aspen, Colorado, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Association for the Aid of Crippled Children Project New York, New York, United States. Interviews with members of the Association's board and staff focus on the transition from service agency to foundation made possible by the bequests of Milo Belding. In the last quarter century the Association's grants have supported research in prenatal and perinatal problems, genetics, and embryology, as well as conferences on prematurity, the placenta, limb morphology, and teratology. Studies of learning disabilities, mental retardation, and accident prevention are detailed. The Association's international collaborative studies with the University of Aberdeen, the Karolinska Institute, and the University of Kyoto are described. Staff cooperation with the NIH and the background of President Kennedy's Panel on Mental Retardation are recalled. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [11 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario History Project Collection - Oral History Interviews Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The ACAATO History Project was intended to resculpt in a narrative covering the origin of Ontario's Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAATS) and how they developed differently out of common legislation, to be entitled, "The Formative Years of the Ontario CAATs"; and to gather documentation of a future history of the Colleges. The project Co-coordinator, Donald Craighead, recorded interviews from 1973 to 1975 with charter presidents and Board of Governors chairmen of the CAATs, chairmen of the Ontario Council of Regents for CAATs, key Ministry of Colleges and Universities College Affairs Branch personnel. And other persons associated with the Minister in the development of the CAATs. Includes references to Bill Davis. Tapes were not studio recorded; a few recordings are poor and several tapes are damaged. English. Some restrictions. List of interviews and dates. Complete transcription. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Assumption University Archives Collection Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Interviews recorded in 1980 with four former teachers at Assumption College and Assumption University. Fr. James Alexander Donion, S.S.B., former Pastor of Assumption Church, Fr. Ernest Joseph Lajeunesse, C.S.B., Friar J. Stanley Murphy, C.S.B., founder of the Assumption University Christian Culture series, and Fr. Thomas MacDonald, C.S.B., President of Assumption University from 1931 to 1940, tell of their lives and personal reflections. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Atikokan Centennial Museum and Historical Park Collection Atikokan, Ontario, Canada. Interviews with local residents telling about life around Atikokan in its early days, including logging, the lumber trade, mining and railroads. English. Open. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Atlanta's Black Community and Education, Series O Atlanta, Georgia, United States. This site provides only abstracts of all 14 interviews. The interviewees are individuals who are associated with the Atlanta Student Movement for Civil Rights in 1060-1961. Topics include sit-ins, the Montgomery bus boycott, faculty and parental support for the students, and civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Atrisco Oral History Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. The Atrisco Oral History Project, also known as Herencia: The Atrisco Community, was conducted over nine months in 1984, with the exception of one interview which was conducted in 1981. The project was directed by Dr. Raymond Burrola and consists of interviews with 35 residents of the Atrisco area in Albuquerque's South Valley. The project was sponsored by the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute at the University of New Mexico, in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum and University of New Mexico General Library; the project was funded in part by a grant from the New Mexico Humanities Council. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Attack on America: September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The following are a series of interviews with Coast Guardsmen undertaken by PAC Peter Capelotti (Ph.D.), USCGR, among others, as part of the Historian's Office's attempt to document the Coast Guard's response to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on this country and the impact those attacks had on what the service is called upon to do for the country. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [14 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Aubrey DeVere Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Four letters written by Aubrey DeVere -- one to Professor Lyons (20 June 1884), one to Father Burtsell (21 August 1897), and two to "Dear Sir" (4 July 1856 and 14 February 1877); manuscript of a poem "The Chivalry of Industry"; and "Unpublished Letters of Aubrey DeVere" (pages from the Irish Monthly, 1911-1914). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Oral History Collection Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The Oral History Collection complements the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Collection. Preserved on videocassette tapes, audiocassette tapes and transcripts, this expanding collection seeks to enhance and make available collected oral histories of historical and significant cultural organizations, individuals, institutions and communities. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Audio Archive Rondebosch, South Africa. Our AUDIO archive has over 1500 hours of recordings and is open to the public. Subject to interviewee restrictions all audio, transcriptions and translations are available. The audio collection contains interviews that include the following topics… [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Audio-Visual Services Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

August Ruihley Papers Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The August Ruihley Papers, 1876-1979, mainly document the personal history of Ruihley and the history of the park in Archbold, Ohio that bears his name. The material includes incoming and outgoing personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial documents, legal documents, and photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Augusta Gustafson Swanson Correspondence Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Augusta Swanson papers measure 5 linear inches and date from 1884 to 1938. They consist of photocopies of letters written in Swedish by Augusta Swanson to her family in Sweden, along with English translations of the letters. The papers are divided into three series: Correspondence, Transcripts, and Newspaper clipping. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Augusta Historical Society Oral History Collection Augusta, Western Australia, Australia, Australia. To uncover and preserve history and to record histories of residents in the Augusta region. Research is carried out and papers are prepared and presented. It collects, classifies and preserves records relating to local history which is housed in the Library in the Museum. Established and maintains memorials. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Auguste Lemonnier Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Letters received, 1856-1874; transcriptions of letters to his family in Ahuillé, France, 1857-1874; diaries, sermons, notebooks, and essays generated during his seminary study and his tenure at Notre Dame; a scrapbook about Lemonnier's life, compiled after his death; a Mass card; and a lock of hair. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Augustus F. Bull Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The Augustus F. Bull Papers consist of a series of Civil War era letters, primarily from Augustus Bull, of New Haven, Connecticut, to his cousin, Roxanna (Roxie) DeWitt, of Wyandot County, Ohio. The collection also includes a letter from Lizzie Bull, Augustus' sister, to Roxie, as well as some genealogical information on the family. Some items relating to other members of the family, including a letter of Erastus Ranger to Electa Ranger (the aunt of Roxie DeWitt), and materials on Francis Riddell Stewart, Roxie's husband, have been separately cataloged. (Francis R. Stewart Collection, MS 744) [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

AURA: Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aurora Interview Collection Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. For more than 25 years, Athabasca University staff have been speaking with academics, educators, song-writers, and literary notables about their creative processes and latest projects. The collected interviews offer new insights into over 100 Canadian and internationally known thinkers and writers including Leonard Cohen, Pierre Berton, Neil Bissoondath, Timothy Findley, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Doug Roche, Susan George, Helen Caldicott, Paolo Freire, George Ritzer, Michael Parenti, E.P. Thompson and many more. Moments in time, the interviews remain relevant to today's reading public interested in tracing an essayist's development, or for academics seeking new entry points into a writer's monographs, research, and reflections. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ausonia Club Oral History Project Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. The mission of the Ausonia Club was to preserve Italian traditions in America, as well as offer support to the community. This collection includes interviews of the six female Ausonia Club members, as well as two male relatives. For each subject there are audiotapes and transcripts of the interviews, some in Italian with English translations. There is also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, and photographs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Austin E. Ford Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence with John W. Mahan dating from the time of Ford's work on the Irish World; correspondence with Thomas O'Gorman, professor of church history at Catholic University in Washington D.C. and later bishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Bishop John Ireland of St. Paul, Minnesota, concerning the Americanist controversy in the 1890s; correspondence with Frank Dosert concerning the production in Rome in 1893 of a Mass which he wrote; correspondence with John W. Munson and others concerning Ford's attempts in the 1890s to sell the Freeman's Journal or bring in a partner or business manager; manuscript drafts of articles for the Irish World and the Freeman's Journal; notes, photos and newspaper clippings; with material on James G. Blaine and Irish affairs. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Austin O'Malley Papers Notre Dame, Indiana, United States. Correspondence, 1897-1898; clippings, 1897-1901; New York Freeman's Journal and Catholic Register, 1898; catalogue for the College of Holy Cross, 1896-1897; and pamphlets. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australia Bureau of Statistics Oral History Project Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Australia. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian Antarctic Division Oral History Collection Kingston, Tasmania, Australia, Australia. Conservation of Australia's Antarctic history including the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian National Maritime Museum Oral History Collection Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Australia. (ANMM) Information about the relationship of Australians to the sea. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian National University Oral History Project Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Australia. To document the history of the Australian National University and to make the holdings available for research. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian Performing Arts Oral History Collection Port MacQuarie, New South Wales, Australia, Australia. To document through recorded interviews the achievements of Australian performing artists, particularly those who have had important recording careers. The project embraces all musical genres, concentrating on older musicians [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian Rural Medicine Oral History Project in History Bega, New South Wales, Australia, Australia. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame Oral History Collection Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Australia. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Austrian Project New York, New York, United States. Austrian immigrants to the United States discuss their careers in music, painting, and writing, and the influence of colleagues and teachers such as Oskar Kokoschka. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [24 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women Iowa City, Iowa, United States. The Autobiographical Sketches of Rural Iowa Women collection dates from 1998 to 1999 and 2003; it measures 0.5 linear inches. The northeast and northwest corners of the state are the principal areas represented. Included in the collections are newspaper columnist Dorothy Blunt, farm woman Artis England, the active Mennonite Gladys Fisher, care facility activity coordinator Irma Jacobsma, church organist Charlotte Vaughn, Clara Winkie who passed her General Education Development (GED) test at age 60, and Farm Bureau leader Doris Wright Zimmerman. Also included are the recollections of five Plymouth County farm women: Elsie Easton, Laura Lauter, Doris Ludwigs, Lois Newberg and Randy Oetken. For the most part, these women were born and raised on farms and raised their own families on farms during the Depression and World War II. Newspaper clippings, family histories, and church histories accompany some of the sketches. While not extensive, this collection offers perspectives from rural women who have not created many records or found representation in major repositories. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Edward O. Craft Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Ernest D. Butler Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Hobert Billingsley Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: John M. Cooper Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Mary M. Barr-Koon Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Raymond Seifert Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autobiography: Robert C. Wiles Bloomington, Indiana, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Autograph Abraham Lincoln Documents from the Lincoln Collection at the University of Delaware Newark, Delaware, United States. The following list of material includes all of the documents in the University of Delaware’s Lincoln Collection that contain Abraham Lincoln’s original signature or other autograph writing. These documents, housed in the Special Collections Department of Morris Library, are part of a much larger collection of Lincolniana that came to the University from the Lincoln Club of Delaware in 1972. The collection includes over two thousand books and pamphlets, photographs, artwork, sculpture, artifacts, historic documents, and miscellaneous material pertaining to the life and career of Abraham Lincoln. There are thirteen documents in this collection signed by Lincoln or written in his hand, as well as several related letters and photographs. Included are a signed broadside edition of the Emancipation Proclamation (Item #8), a signed copy of the resolution proposing the Thirteenth Amendment (Item #11), and a small collection of documents related to Lincoln’s contact with Civil War veteran and Delaware native Ashland B. Swiggett (Item #4). [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Auto-Lite Strike Oral Histories Detroit, Michigan, United States. Interviews conducted by Philip A. Korth and others At Michigan State University as part of his research on the 1934 Auto-Lite strike in Toledo, Ohio, 1973. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers Corvallis, Oregon, United States. Linus Pauling (1901-1994), a 1923 OSU graduate and the only recipient of two unshared Nobel Prizes, (Chemistry, 1954; Peace, 1962) undertook a wide range of studies during his seventy-year career as a scientist, humanitarian andpeace activist. The collection, comprised of over five hundred thousand items, contains all ofPauling's personal and scientific papers, research materials, correspondence, photographs, awards, and memorabilia. Not only does the Pauling archive reflect Linus Pauling's long and varied scientific career, the presence of Ava Helen Pauling's (1903-1981) papers also indicates their mutual devotion to world peace and to each other. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Avalon Beach Historical Society Oral History Collection Avalon Beach, New South Wales, Australia, Australia. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Aviation Project New York, New York, United States. Those interviewed included designers, engineers, pilots and executives, stunt flyers, and barnstormers; their recitations are informal and seasoned with anecdote. Veterans of World War I describe the development of aerial warfare in that conflict. Scores of recollections trace the rapid progress of aviation between the two World Wars: commercial aviation, air mail development, record flights, technological improvements, air races and polar flights, gliders, and lighter-than-air crafts. General William Mitchell's campaign for strengthening military aviation and Charles Lindbergh's solo flight to Paris provide focal points for many accounts of this period. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [114 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Aviatrix Pioneers Houston, Texas, United States. This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [11 interview(s) listed in this collection]

Avis Childers Cowan Oral History Transcript Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. One bound 108-page typed transcript of 17 hours of audiotaped interviews of Thelma Cone Childers Cleveland (Cowan's mother). In the interviews Cleveland discusses the period 1906--1922, from her birth until her marriage. She provides a detailed account of life in a poor farming family that homesteaded near Redland, New Mexico, and later Gasoline, Texas. Includes descriptions of farming, social life, and schools in eastern New Mexico and west Texas in the early 20th century. A genealogy chart of the Cone family (Thelma's maiden name) proceeds the text of the transcript. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ayer Family Papers Newark, Delaware, United States. The Ayer Family Papers document the lives of two generations of the Ayer family of Massachusetts, and later Pennsylvania. The papers are arranged in two series. Series I consists of correspondence between Caroline E. Roberts and Joseph Cullen Ayer. The bulk of this series dates from 1860-1880. Series II contains correspondence and other papers of Joseph Cullen Ayer, Jr., the second son of Caroline and Joseph Cullen Ayer, who was an Episcopal minister and Professor of Theology. Bulk dates of this series are 1920-1935. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Azalia Emma Peet, 1902-1974 Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Missionary and teacher. The Azalia Peet papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and speeches. Of particular interest in the collection diaries and letters written by Peet from Japan, and from the Japanese American internment camps in the United States during World War II. Her early diaries reflect her home life and her personal struggle to come to terms with her vocation. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Azerbaijan Oral History Project 1988-1991 Amsterdam, Netherlands. International Institute of Social History has started to record the oral history of the Caucasus in the period 1988-1991. The project plans to explore the last days of Gorbachev and the beginning of independence. The first interviews were held with political leaders of the independence movement in Azerbaijan. In addition to the interviews, newspapers, periodicals, and archival material from this period have been collected. The IISH now holds a unique and complete collection covering the transition to independence in Azerbaijan. Copies of the interviews go to the BBC World Service. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]