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History of Oregon State University oral histories and sound recordings

Repository: Oregon State University. Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The History of Oregon State University Oral Histories and Sound Recordings consist predominantly of oral histories conducted in 1956 by Lillian Van Loan for her doctoral dissertation on the history of Oregon State College and subsequent interviews done by Ilona Fry in 1980 on the development of liberal arts at Oregon State University . . . . Miriam Orzech was Assistant Director and Academic Coordinator for the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) from 1969 to 1974, when she became Director of the program . . . . The Orzech interview is focused on the Educational Opportunities Program and academic support services for minority students at Oregon State; Orzech discusses the Chicano Student Union, Black Student Union, and Native American Students Association as well as racial prejudice in Corvallis.

Access Copy Note: Collection is open for research.

Date(s): 1956-1980

Digital Status: No

Extent: 0.9 cubic foot, including 22 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 11 audiocassettes (3 boxes)

Finding Aid URL: http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv40216 External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: For collections in the OSU Archives specifically pertaining to African American people and culture in Oregon see: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives/oma/african_american.html

Interviewees: Miriam Orzech

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American college students--Oregon
African American college students--Societies, etc.
African Americans--Education (Higher)
Oregon State University
Oregon--Race relations
Race discrimination--Oregon

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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