Oral History Project File, 1979, 1984-1985, 1990-1996, 2015, 2019-2020
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Brief Description:

Oral History Project File of project coordinators Pamela Parry (1984-85, 1991-93), Merrill Smith (1991-92), Lyn Korenic (1990-92), and Janis Ekdahl (1995-96) and of the ARLIS/NA Documentation Committee (2019) contains audio recordings, correspondence, guidelines, release forms, and transcripts pertaining to oral histories from ARLIS/NA founders, charter members, and selected oral history participants, including transfers of copyright to ARLIS/NA.

Hard copy holdings include correspondence (1984-85, 1990-93), guidelines and policy (1992, 1995-96), release forms (1990-93, 2015), and transcripts (1993, ca. 1995). Audiocassette holdings include 7th annual conference (1979), plenary session (1990), anniversary round table (1992), and interviews with Caroline Backlund, Florence Da Luiso, Wolfgang Freitag, Judith Hoffberg, Pamela Parry, Herbert Scherer, and Luraine Tansey (1990-94). Electronic WAVE holdings include 1991 interviews with Freitag and Parry. Electronic MPEG holdings include interviews with Freitag and Parry (1991) as well as Janis Ekdahl, Milan Hughston, Elizabeth O'Keefe, and Carol Terry (2019). Electronic PDF, WPD, DOCX, DOC, or TXT holdings include guidelines, policy correspondence, status report, transcripts (1993, ca. 1995, 2020), and release forms for 1990-92, 1994, and 2019 interviews; for access to electronic material, please contact an archivist.

Held at:
Art Libraries Society of North America
Record Series Number: 85/50/23
Created by: Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
Volume: 0.7 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 03/12/2009. 10/16/2015; 6/10/2019; 6/14/2019
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/alasfa/8550023a.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetical and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Art Libraries
Audio-Visual Materials
Oral History
Acquisition Notes: <p>Art Libraries Society of North America