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University of Rhode Island oral history

Repository: University of Rhode Island. Special Collections and Archives

Collection Description (Extant): The collection consists of interviews with University of Rhode Island administrative staff and faculty regarding events that had a direct influence on the students, staff, and faculty of the University primarily during the mid 1960's through to the early 1970's.

Access Copy Note: The collection consists of a series of interviews with 26 members of the University of Rhode Island administrative staff and faculty . . . .

The collection contains 38 original tapes and 9 duplicate copies. There are no transcripts for this collection. Except for where noted, signed release forms accompany each interview.

A comprehensive index listing of subjects, individuals, and events was compiled in the summer of 1980 by Ms. Karen Romanko. The index is included at the end of the collection.

Date(s): 1979, 1981

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Mss. Gr. 39

Extent: 4 boxes (3 linear feet)

Finding Aid URL: http://www.uri.edu/library/special_collections/registers/oral_histories/msg39.xml External Link

Language: English

Physical Location: University of Rhode Island. Special Collections and Archives

Related Archival Items: The collection is related to the University of Rhode Island Centennial oral history collection (Mss. Gr. 109).

Interviewees: Francis Allen, Werner Baum, Carl Beckman, Elizabeth Crandell, Agnes Doody, Hollis Farnum, William Ferrante, Eugene Fiske, Richard Galli, Freda Goldman, Robert Gutchen, Charles Hall, Robert Harrison, Francis Horn, John Knauss, Rae O'Neill, Charles Polk, Elton Rayack, Niels Rorholm, Richard Sabatino, Judith Scarfpin, Arthur Stein, Eugene Sullivan, William Tirpaeck, Alton Wiley, Heber Youngken

Rights (Extant): Open for research. Terms governing use and reproduction: Photocopying and scanning of materials is a fee based service available in the repository and is allowed at the discretion of the Archivist.

Subjects:

African American college students--Rhode Island
Black power
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights--Rhode Island
College teachers
University of Rhode Island

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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