Oral histories (document genres)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Stanhope Bayne-Jones papers
Call Number: MS 1271
Overview: Memoirs, correspondence, reports, and printed matter largely reflecting Stanhope Bayne-Jones' service as dean of the Yale School of Medicine, 1935-1940. The most significant part of the papers are his memoirs in the form of a transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Dr. Harlan Phillips for the National Library of Medicine in 1966. In the interviews, Bayne-Jones describes his education, his service in World War I, his research and his career. Included also are papers relating to his...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Stanhope Bayne-Jones papers
James Alport Donovan, Jr. papers
Call Number: MS 1249
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, writings, printed matter, photographs, and personal material documenting Donovan's coursework in the Linguistics department at Yale (1937-1940), his career as a translator and special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1941-1946), and in his various service positions in the Department of State (1946-1980). The bulk of the papers relates to his work for the State Department on various cultural exchange programs, particularly with...
Isidore Sydney Falk papers
Call Number: MS 1039
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, professional files, research materials, writings, personal papers, and printed matter documenting Isidore Falk's career as an advocate of national health insurance and other programs related to public health. Of particular significance are the materials from his years with the Social Security Board (1936-1954), which document the campaign for government supported health insurance in the United States. Falk conducted public health and medical care surveys...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Isidore Sydney Falk papers
Griswold-Brewster Oral History Project, Yale University
Call Number: RU 217
Overview: The records consist of audiotapes and transcripts of the Yale Griswold-Brewster Oral History Project.
Roger Kent papers
Call Number: MS 1401
Overview: The papers consist of an oral history typescript entitled, "Building the Democratic Party in California, 1954-1966," containing interviews with Roger Kent conducted by Anne H. Brower and Amelia R. Fry in 1976 and 1977. The volume was compiled and published by the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, in 1981.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Roger Kent papers
Jacques E. Levy research collection on Cesar Chavez
Call Number: WA MSS S-2406
Overview: The collection consists of audiotapes, transcripts, notebooks, correspondence, documents, printed material, and writings accumulated by Levy while conducting research for his book, Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa. The collection documents the life of Cesar Chavez as well as the early history of the United Farm Workers union. The collection contains a large oral history component, 314 audiotapes totalling ca. 500 hours of interviews, with extensive interviews of Chavez, Chavez family...
Oral histories documenting New Haven, Connecticut
Call Number: RU 1055
Overview: The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral histories conducted by New Haven Oral History Project staff with New Haven, Connecticut, citizens.
Oral histories documenting Yale University women
Call Number: 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.
Oral History Project Documenting Yale University
Call Number: RU 1037
Overview: The materials consist of audio recordings and transcripts of oral histories conducted by Judith Schiff with Yale University affiliates. The materials document the administrations of Yale presidents Hanna Gray, A. Bartlett Giamatti, Benno Schmidt, Jr., Howard R. Lamar, and Richard C. Levin.
Henry Schmidt papers
Call Number: MS 1381
Overview: Typescript Henry Schmidt, "Secondary Leadership in the ILWU, 1933-1966," an oral history conducted 1974-1981 by Miriam F. Stein & Estolv Ethan Ward, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Henry Schmidt papers
Toba Pato Tucker photographs and papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2604
Overview: Portraits of individuals from other communities and locales include street portraits of pedestrians in New York City; residents of a drug rehabilitation program at facilities throughout New York State; the people of Heber Springs, Arkansas, the rural town photographed decades earlier by Mike Disfarmer; and African American members of the First Baptist Church of Riverhead, New York. Tucker's commission work includes portraits of individuals, couples, and families. Her personal photography...
Dates: 1950-2015, bulk 1977-2017
Yale University Women's Organization oral history project records
Call Number: RU 924
Overview: The materials consist of audiotapes, a videotape, transcripts, and project and background files relating to "One Story, Many Voices: An Oral History of the Yale University Women's Organization."