Documenting Student Life: The Use of Oral Histories in University Archives

dc.contributor.author Christian, Michele
dc.contributor.department Special Collections and University Archives
dc.date 2018-02-12T23:08:17.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T06:55:13Z
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dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2002
dc.date.embargo 2015-03-18
dc.date.issued 2002-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This article discusses a recent oral history project conducted by the University Archives, Iowa State University Library, which documents students' campus experience and concentrates on the university's annual celebration, VEISHEA. By focusing on current students, the University Archives has been able to actively document student life and become better aware of the numerous student activities on campus. The project has enabled the archives to build bridges to previously undocumented student groups. The contact through these interviews has led to the donation of records from these groups, and has made these students more conscious of their role in the university's history and their responsibility to document it.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>Originally published in <em>Archival Issues</em>, 27, no. 2 (2002): 111–124.</p>
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dc.identifier.contextkey 3001175
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/90148
dc.language.iso English
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dc.subject.disciplines Archival Science
dc.title Documenting Student Life: The Use of Oral Histories in University Archives
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