Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Scope Note: Society of American Archivists website - Oral history: An interview that records an individual's personal recollections of the past and historical events; the audio or video recordings, transcripts, and other materials that capture and are associated with such an interview. Art & architecture thesaurus online - oral histories: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Elko County Ranching Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: NC1312
Abstract

In 1985, the Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with Archaeological Research Services conducted five oral history interviews with individuals associated with ranching in eastern Nevada used to complete the report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada," released in 1985. Collection contains two audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted between July and October 1985.

Dates: 1985-2008; Majority of material found within 1985-1986

Errea Family Recordings

 Collection — Box BSQAP0018
Identifier: BAQ009
Abstract

Includes a letter, a cassette and three photos.

Dates: 1969-1977

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

 Collection
Identifier: NC1329
Abstract JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

Fourth Street-Prater Way Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1370
Abstract In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area but safety and livability. The oral history portion of the project served the dual purpose of documenting the corridor’s past and expanding public participation in planning its future. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, signed...
Dates: 2011-2019

Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: NC1404
Abstract

The Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral History Project begain in the mid-2000s as a way to preserve and document the cultural heritage of the Great Basin in over 60 interviews with individuals who were raised and worked in the White Pine County, Nevada and Millard County, Utah. The collection primarily contains oral history recordings by Dave Tilford completed over the course of approximatly 15 years from the mid-2000s-2019.

Dates: 2005-2021

Jennifer Rochelle Smith research collection

 Collection — Box BSQAP0097
Identifier: BAQ043
Scope and Contents

BSQAP 0097 1992

-Two copies of the undergratuate thesis A Different View of Flight: Understanding Basque Women’s Immigration to the United States through Oral History by Jennifer Rochelle Smith.

- Interviews (tapes and transcriptions) Denise Gortari, Nekane Gavica, María Vega, Mary Echeverry and mom, Alicia Garijo, Jesusa Flamarique, and Mary Jane Chabot.

Dates: 1992

Midtown Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1369
Abstract

The Midtown History Project was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, and copyright forms for the Midtown Oral History Project from 2015 to 2019.

Dates: 2015-2019

Reginald Meaker Interviews

 Collection — Box BSQAP0096
Identifier: BAQ042
Scope and Contents

Tapes and transcripts of the oral history to Reginald Meaker conducted by Collette Etchart in 1976. Also, a manuscript of Menaker's book.

Dates: 1976

Rollan D. Melton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-28
Scope and Contents

Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.

Dates: 1960s-2010

Slavin-Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-27
Abstract

The Slavin-Reed Family papers include genealogical notes, oral histories, and other documents about the 19th and 20th century history of the Slavin and Reed families and those families connected by marriage. The bulk of the collection appears to have passed through the hands of Lucille Slavin Clark, and builds on the recorded memories of her grandmother, Maude Rose Hanley Reed Bruno (1882-1965).

Dates: 1870-2001