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Oral histories documenting Yale University women

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1051

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of sound recordings and edited transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Florence Minnis with women faculty, administrators, and staff affiliated with Yale University. The edited transcripts, produced for readability, do not closely match the audiorecordings.

Administrative files relating to the project are maintained as part of Administrative Records of the Dept. of Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University (RU 129), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

Dates

  • 2007-2009

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the materials is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged by accession.

Extent

0.46 Linear Feet (23 envelopes )

44744.96 Megabytes

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.1051

Overview

The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Florence Minnis with women faculty, administrators, and staff affiliated with Yale University.

Biographical / Historical

Florence Minnis is the Director of the Yale Women's Oral History Project, Manuscripts and Archives. Before coming to Yale, she worked for many years in British television, specializing in social historical documentary film. (See Collection Contents for detailed biographical notes about the interviewees.)

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 49 (YRG 49), Papers and projects on Yale.

Processing Information

Original interviews are preserved as WAV files; original transcripts are preserved as DOC files. MP3 files and print transcripts are created as use copies of the interviews.
Title
Guide to the Oral Histories Documenting Yale University Women
Author
compiled by Florence Minnis and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
June 2007
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 2017: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)