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60. Oral histories

 Record Group
Identifier: 60

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Craddock oral history project records

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-Craddock
Abstract

This collection consists of fifty-nine oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Emmie Craddock and her students as part of her graduate seminar. Topic vary widely and pertain to the local and regional history of San Marcos and the surrounding area, families and genealogy as well as experiences working or attending the at the university.

Dates: 1974-1978, undated

Department of History oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-HistoryDep-1991
Abstract

Nine oral history interviews conducted in 1991 with faculty members who had experience with the Department of History at Texas State University. The interviewees give accounts of curriculum changes, the University administration and the Department of History.

Dates: 1991

Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-GVEC
Abstract

The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) was established in 1938 with funds from the Rural Electrification Administration. Its purpose was to provide electricity to rural areas in the vicinity of Guadalupe and Gonzales counties, east of San Antonio, Texas. Many of the interviewees were charter customers and employees of GVEC. Interviewees were asked to comment on how their lives changed as a result of the availability of electricity, and their experience with GVEC services.

Dates: 1986-1987

NASA oral history project records

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-NASA
Abstract NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) began the Johnson Space Center Oral History Project in 1996 in an effort to document the experiences of everyone involved in the American quest for the moon. In 1999, NASA entered into a cooperative effort with Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) to interview NASA retirees living in the Texas Hill Country. Records consists of administrative files related to the project, recordings and transcripts of interviews,...
Dates: circa 1974-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1999-2001

Texas Sesquicentennial oral history project records

 Collection
Identifier: 70.100-Texas150
Abstract

Oral history project conducted as part of local Texas sesquicentennial celebrations by history students at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University). The interviewees shared their memories about the university and life in Central Texas.

Dates: 1985-1986