Guide to the Oral Histories Tapes and Videos, 1989-2004

Collection number: UA 17/19
Size: 3 boxes (.66 cu.ft.)

About the Oral Histories Tapes and Videos

This series contains audio (cassette) and video (VHS) tapes of oral history interviews.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Oral Histories Tapes and Videos, 1989-2004, UA 17/19, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives during 1989 through 2014.

Collection Arrangement

This collection has been organized into four series: Series 1: Departmental History; Series 2: Centennial Oral History Project; Series III: Feminist Oral History; Series IV: Miscellaneous

Collection Contents

Series I: Departmental History,

(.3 box)
Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1June 25, 1998Chemistry Dept. interview with Prof. Helmut M. Haendler (VHS and video 8)
Box 1, Folder 2June 5, 1998Forestry Campers (video 8)
Box 1, Folder 3June 14, 2001Ocean Engineering: interview with Prof. Savage (2 cassette tapes)

Series II: Centennial Oral History Project,

(1.3 boxes)

The Centennial Oral History Project was designed to tape record interviews with members of the university community in order to document their memories of the university during their student/teaching careers and their reflections of the changes that have occurred at the university over the years. The project was sponsored by the University Museum and interviews were conducted by graduate student Lynne E. Benoit.

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 4June 10, 2004Carl Wentworth At Kingman Farm (VHS)
Box 1, Folder 51992Proposal, Centennial oral history project
Box 1, Folder 61991Helen Henderson Scull (c-1, c-2)
Box 1, Folder 71993Maynard Heckle (C-3)
Box 1, Folder 81993Herb and Helen Jackson (C-4)
Box 1, Folder 91993Francis Robinson (C-5, C-6)
Box 1, Folder 101993Evelyn Brown (C-7)
Box 1, Folder 111993Jere Chase (C-8, C-9, C-10)
Box 1, Folder 121993Frank Heald (C-11)
Box 1, Folder 131993Marion Beckwith (C-12)
Box 1, Folder 141993Jere Lundholm (C-13)
Box 1, Folder 151999Muriel Knecht (C-14)
Box 1, Folder 161999Amelia Dutka (C-15)
Box 1, Folder 171999Sylvia Blake (C-16)
Box 1, Folder 182004Carl Wentworth (B. 1, F. 4)
Box 2
Box 2, Tape 18/16/1991Helen Henderson Scull, tape 1
Box 2, Tape 28/16/1991Helen Henderson Scull, tape 2
Box 2, Tape 32/4/1993Maynard Heckle
Box 2, Tape 42/19/1993Herb and Helen Jackson
Box 2, Tape 53/10/1993Francis Robinson, tape 1
Box 2, Tape 63/10/1993Francis Robinson, tape 2
Box 2, Tape 7Fall 1993Evelyn Brown
Box 2, Tape 87/7/1993Jere Chase
Box 2, Tape 97/20/1993Jere Chase, tape 1
Box 2, Tape 107/20/1993Jere Chase, tape 2
Box 2, Tape 111993Frank Heald
Box 2, Tape 127/1993Marion "Manny" Beckwith
Box 2, Tape 137/1993Jere Lundholm

Series III: Feminist Oral History,

(.3 box)

This series contains audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted in 1999 as part of a class assignment for WS76: "Doing Feminist Oral History". These three women were selected because they were all long-term employees of UNH in various roles as secretaries and administrative assistants.

Box 2
Box 2, Tape 1411/8/1999Muriel Knecht
Box 2, Tape 1511/9/1999Amelia Dutka
Box 2, Tape 1611/18/1999Sylvia Blake

Series IV: Miscellaneous,

(.3 box)
Box 2
Box 2, Tape 171/20/1999Dorothy Wilcox
Box 2, Tape 1810/29/1989Phil Wilcox
Box 3
Box 3, Tape micro 19a & 19bc. 1996Roger Arnoldy, founding director of the Space Science Center. (by Carrie Sherman)
Box 3, Tape micro 20c. 2003Michael DePorte, chair of the English Dept. (by Carrie Sherman)
Box 3, Tape micro 21c. 2000Jill Gravink, founder, Northeast Passage (by Carrie Sherman)
Box 3, Tape Master copiesMaster copies of tapes in box 2