North Carolina State University Oral Histories 2014-2016

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
North Carolina State University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Size
58 files; 107.9 gigabytes
Call number
MC 00449
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Digital audio and video recordings of interviews conducted with former North Carolina State University faculty, staff, and students as part of the Institutional History Documentation Initiative. Interviews were conducted by Virginia Ferris beginning in 2014.

Contains oral histories gathered as part of the Institutional History Documentation Initiative, a project undertaken by the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center to chronicle the experiences and impact of former North Carolina State University faculty, staff, and students. The collection of the histories began in 2014 and is ongoing. This is an artificial collection, and is maintained and updated by Special Collections Research Center staff.

Biographical/historical note

Contains oral history interviews gathered as part of the Institutional History Documentation Initiative, a project undertaken by the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center to chronicle the experiences and impact of former North Carolina State University faculty, staff, and students. The collection of the histories began in 2014 and is ongoing. This is an artificial collection, and is maintained and updated by Special Collections Research Center staff.

Scope/content

Digital audio and video recordings of interviews conducted with former North Carolina State University faculty, staff, and students and faculty as part of the Institutional History Documentation Initiative. Interviews were conducted by Virginia Ferris, 2014-2015. Copies of transcripts, mp4 format videos, and mp3 format audio are available upon request.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into two series: Institutional Oral Histories, and General Oral Histories. Within each series, interviews are organized alphabetically by last name of interviewee.

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University Oral Histories, MC 00449, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Processing information

Processed by Virginia Ferris, 2014-2016; Machine-readable finding aid created by Virginia Ferris, 2014-2016; Digital materials processed by Jessica Rayman, 2016 April.

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Institutional Oral Histories 2014-2015
Size: 35 files

Contains video oral history interviews and transcripts of interviews with faculty at North Carolina State University. Interviews were conducted to highlight the history of academic departments at NC State University. Interviews were conducted by Virginia Ferris, 2014-2015.

Barker, Kenneth 3 March 2015
Size: 84:15 minutes; 5 files; 4.8 gigabytes
Hren, John 9 February 2015
Size: 63:06 minutes; 4 files; 11 gigabytes
Johnston, David 27 January 2015
Size: 68:57 minutes; 7 files; 4 gigabytes
Massey, Frances W. 5 October 2015
Size: 48:20 minutes; 2 files; 4 gigabytes
Palmour, Hayne III 9 March 2015
Size: 73:17 minutes; 4 files; 6 gigabytes
Wahls, Harvey 18 November 2014
Size: 60:47 minutes; 3.4 gigabytes; 3 files
Zia, Paul 6 January 2015
Size: 106:44 minutes; 3 files; 9.8 gigabytes
Williams, Paul F. 15 June 2015
Size: 79:01 minutes; 6 files; 7.5 gigabytes
General Oral Histories 2014-2016
Size: 9.8 gigabytes (3 Files); 7.3 gigabytes (3 Files); 2.3 gigabytes (3 Files); 865 Kilobytes (4 Files); 15 gigabytes (2 Files); 315 Kilobytes (3 Files); 9.8 gigabytes (2 Files); 12 gigabytes (2 Files)

Contains video oral history interviews and transcripts of interviews with former students, staff, and administrators of North Carolina State University. Interviews were conducted by Virginia Ferris and Todd Kosmerick beginning in 2014.

Allen, Nina 23 May 2016
Size: 113:12 minutes
Bowers, Henry 10 November 2014
Size: 112:35 minutes; 3 files; 9.8 gigabytes
Funkhouser, Edward T. 24 May 2016
Size: 92:21 minutes
Holmes, Irwin R., Jr. 20 October 2014
Size: 120:37 minutes; 3 files; 7.3 gigabytes
Malecha, Marvin J. 26 October 2015
Size: 4 files; 2.3 gigabytes; 127:00 minutes

Digital copy exists. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

File count is approximate and may exclude system files, deleted files, and duplicates that may have been created during processing.


Shawcroft, Brian 7 March 2016
Size: 157:46 minutes; 2 files; 15 gigabytes; 3 Files (3 Transcript and Notes files are in Word, and PDF formats.); 315 Kilobytes (3 Transcript and Notes files.)

Digital copy exists. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

File count is approximate and may exclude system files, deleted files, and duplicates that may have been created during processing.

Stewart, Debra 1 March 2016
Size: 116:50 minutes; 2 files; 9.8 gigabytes
Warren, Alice 23 February 2016
Size: 93:22 minutes; 2 files; 12 gigabytes
Harris, Edwin F. "Abie" 19 December 2016
Size: 120 minutes; 2 files
Suggs, Charles 16 April 2018
Size: 75:08 minutes

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University Oral Histories, MC 00449, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.