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Oral History Project Collection, 1971-1983

 Record Group
Identifier: UR0031

  • Staff Only
  • Place requests at folder level.

Scope and Contents

Material documenting the University of Baltimore Oral History Project undertaken by Langsdale Library staff beginning in 1971. The collection includes a call for participation, five transcripts and eight interviews.


  • 1971 - 1983
  • Majority of material found within 1977 - 1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Digital versions of many of the oral history interviews and related documents in this collection are available online through this finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is held by the University of Baltimore.


0.75 Linear Feet

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The University of Baltimore Oral History Project Collection has been organized into two series.

Custodial History

The University of Baltimore Oral History Project was proposed in 1971 by Adele Newburger of Langsdale Library as a means to capture recollections from individuals of standing regarding the development of the University of Baltimore.The details of the provenance of this record group in relation to its acquistion by the University Archives is unknown.

Accessing Digital Copies

Digital versions of most items in this collection are available online. Locate records by using the "Print" button above, or browse records in “Collection Organization." Records with associated digital objects are identified with a red Digital Object icon.

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in July 2020. Five interview's tapes were digitized by Aiden Faust.Three transcripts and one folder were digitized by Fatemeh Rezaei in July 2020. Two transcripts for Clifford James interview and Kathleen Joyce and Clifford James interview created by Fatemeh rezaei and the electronic files added to the collection in July and August 2020. There are two missing audio tapes for Martha Ross and Catherine Gira. William Perl's interview was intellectually separated from the collection. Meb Turner interview tape is broken. But, it is repaired and digitized by the vendor.

Oral History Project Collection
Finding aid created by UB Special Collections & Archives staff. Revised by Fatemeh Rezaei.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Baltimore Institutional Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA