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Oral History Research Office Records, 1900-1987 

Creator: 
Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Phys. Desc: 
25 linear feet boxes and (25 linear feet boxes and 18500 items in volumes; 59 oversize folders)
Call Number: 
MS#0951
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to the memoirists who were interviewed by the Oral History Office. Included are original papers, printed materials and microfilm copies of materials not retained by Columbia. One half of the collection consists of original notes, draft transcriptions, related correspondence and documents related to the Radio Pioneer Project. Of those papers only available on microfilm, about one-third have a list of contents While the majority of these papers relate to memoirists, a few acquired by the Oral History Office do not. In 1950 when these papares were given to Special Collections, those papers numerous enough to constitute separate collections were so processed. See a separate description sheetfor each of the following individuals: James T. Adams; Eleanor R. Belmont; John A. Dix; Genevieve Earle; Abraham Epstein; Bella Fabian; George McAneny; Herbert Parsons; William Prendergast; Joseph M. Price; Henry A. Wallace; Charles S. Whitman.