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Oral Histories about Lehigh University Traditions and Experiences

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0112
The collection consists of audio and video tape recordings, related release forms, and some transcripts.

Dates

  • 2003

Access Restrictions

Access Restrictions: Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Use Restrictions

Collection is open for research.
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Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Overview

This collection consists of fourteen student conducted oral history projects related to Lehigh University. The course (History 303) was taught by Professor Kim Carrell-Smith in the Fall semester of 2003. Through the course, the students studied the standards of oral histories and as a final project, they interviewed Lehigh alumni, staff and faculty about Lehigh University, its history, traditions and experiences. Some of the interviews are restricted since the interviewees did not sign the release forms (see notes and marks), and some lack of recordings and/or release agreements. The collection is kept as it was received.

Biographical / Historical

Kim Carrell-Smith is a professor of practice at Lehigh University who the director of the Public History program. In her course of History 303, her students prepared oral histories about the traditions and experiences of Lehigh University by interviewing faculty, staff and alumni of Lehigh.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged by format, and processed as they were delivered.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Prof. Kim Carrell-Smith on January 27, 2006.

Related Materials

There are oral history interviews in the South Bethlehem Historical Society Archives [SC MS 0250]
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.
Sponsor
Lehigh University Library and Technology Services.

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
Linderman Library
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
610-758-4506
610-758-6091 (Fax)