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Oral Histories in Special Collections and University Archives

Guide describing the various oral history collections within Special Collections and University Archives.


Many oral histories have been digitized and made available online via Aviary, which provides full-text searching of captions and transcripts. To help facilitate browsing of our oral history collections, here's a listing by subject. Click on links to explore finding aids or links to digital content.

Agriculture and Environment



Science and Technology

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