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"The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0782
Oral history recordings, transcripts, notes, and related material pertaining to "The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" project, active from 2003-2008, which interviewed alumni, faculty, medical professionals, and staff affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Notable figures interviewed for this project include Ben Carson, Levi Watkins, and Frederick I. Scott (the first Black student to graduate from Johns Hopkins University). More information about the project is located here: https://wayback.archive-it.org/3181/20150629211224/http:/afam.nts.jhu.edu/ (Accessed 2017 May 8).

Dates

  • 2003-2006 and undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not open for use pending acquisition of release forms by the interview subjects. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

.38 Cubic Feet (One letter size box.)

74.5 Gigabytes (Digitized audio and video)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Most of these oral histories are either on audiocassettes or optical media and therefore require special players to access the content. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Other Finding Aids

A spreadsheet exists offline with details about each interview relevant to the collection. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Custodial History

The collection was located in the office of librarian Sharon Morris, who asissted in the project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to Special Collections in Fall 2016. At this time, ownership of these oral histories has not been transferred by interview subjects.

Existence and Location of Copies

The oral histories in this collection have been digitized. Please contact Special Collections for more information. Please note that the digital copies of these oral histories are subject to the collection's access restrictions, explained in the Conditions Governing Access note.

Related Materials

Johns Hopkins University oral history collection, MS.0404.

Processing Information

Processed by Jordon Steele, May 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA