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Iowa State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project Collection

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 0/11/7

Scope and Content

This collection (2001-ongoing) contains transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the staff of the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives and other individuals affiliated with Iowa State University. The interviewees consist of a selection of Iowa State administrators, faculty, staff, and former students discussing their experiences at Iowa State. Where noted, a CD copy of the interview is included with the transcript.

Dates

  • 2001-2007

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Due to preservation concerns, no audiovisual material may be played in the reading room. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for more information.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Iowa State University, founded on March 22, 1858, marked the sesquicentennial anniversary (150th year) of its founding with a year-long, university-wide celebration. Starting with kick-off events held during VEISHEA 2007, the celebration continued throughout the following twelve months, culminating with concluding ceremonies held during VEISHEA 2008.



The Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives initiated an oral history project leading up to and coinciding with the sesquicentennial celebration. Members of the staff, along with other individuals affiliated with Iowa State University, conducted interviews with Iowa State administrators, faculty, staff, and former students discussing their experiences at Iowa State.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Universal 1.0 Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license.

Abstract

The Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives initiated an oral history project leading up to and coinciding with the Iowa State University sesquicentennial celebration. Members of the staff, along with other individuals affiliated with Iowa State University, conducted interviews with Iowa State administrators, faculty, staff, and former students discussing their experiences at Iowa State. This collection contains transcripts of the oral history interviews. Where noted, a CD copy of the interview is included with the transcript.

Arrangement

The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 0/11/7. Sesquicentennial oral history project, Iowa State University collection, 2001-2007
Date
February 6, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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