Brief Overview of Collection, MC45

Name: UAB Archives Oral History Collection

Dates: 1950-1995 (bulk: 1989-1995)

Extent (size): 10 cubic feet

Historical Note:This artificially created collection consists of numerous oral history interview transcripts and audio tapes which have been combined to form one collection of oral histories.

Scope & Contents: Over 190 interviews with transcripts and/or audio tapes, also includes some resumes and other biographical materials.

Arrangement: Organized into four series: 1) Transcripts, 2) Drafts, Notes, CVs, etc., 3) Deeds of Gift (Restricted), and 4) Tapes, and within each organized into subseries for the discrete oral history projects.

Accession Number: various

Provenance: This artificial collection was formed in the Fall of 1998 from numerous oral history projects which had been conducted by UAB personnel between 1985 and 1995. Additional items may be added to this collection if other oral history projects are conducted at UAB or by the UAB Archives staff.

Finding Aid: Printed descriptive guide by Tim L. Pennycuff available in repository.

Access Points:
Birmingham (Ala.) x Officials and employees x Interviews.
College administrators z Alabama z Birmingham x Interviews.
Dentists z Alabama x Interviews.
Emerson, Geraldine M.
Fisher, Virginia Elizabeth.
Medical centers z Alabama z Birmingham x History.
Medicine z Alabama z Birmingham x History.
Physicians z Alabama x Interviews.
Universities and colleges z Alabama z Birmingham x Administration.
University of Alabama. b Medical Center.
University of Alabama at Birmingham.
University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Women physicians z Alabama x Interviews.

Document Types:
Audio tapes.
Interviews.
Oral history.
Resumes.
Transcripts.

Location: Manuscript Stacks

Related Series: Other oral history interviews or collections: MC10, MC11, MC22, MC24, and MC36

Physical Condition: These materials have been placed in acid-free boxes. The transcripts have also been placed in acid-free folders. The tapes have been organized by oral history project.


This page last updated on 7 July 1999.

Copyright:  The University of Alabama Board of Trustees.