Newly Processed and Updated Oral History Collections for September 2023
Newly-processed collections in the Libraries' Oral History Archives in September include the Cuban Voices oral history collection, which follows the transition to communist rule after the Cuban Revolution and events of the subsequent decades.
Noteworthy Acquisitions, Digitization, and Conservation for 2023
Archivists, curators, and subject specialists highlight a number of noteworthy acquisitions, conservation projects, and digitization efforts that are underway in 2023, including the Fly Papers that are now held by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Oral History A-to-Z | B…is for Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project
An A-to-Z guide to the Libraries' Oral History Archives: 'B' is for the Schlesinger Library’s Black Women’s Oral History Project, which memorializes women who had a significant impact on Black communities in the U.S.
An A-to-Z of Oral History at Columbia | The Addicts Who Survived Collection by David Courtwright
An A-to-Z guide to oral history at Columbia: A monthly series that begins with the Addicts Who Survived collection, which features interviews with drug addicts about family histories, patterns of drug use, and other topics.
What a New Oral History Reveals About Obama, and the Tradeoffs He Made
Upon the initial release from the Obama oral history collection, the New York Times reports on "the first of 470 interviews of Obama administration officials and others involved in the debates of the time," which "offer a fresh inside look at a consequential presidency."
An Expansive View into Obama’s Transformative Presidency
Columbia News reviews the people and process behind the Obama Presidency Oral History project, which will offer "an expansive view" into "the transformative nature of this presidency," beginning with a set of interviews released on May 31.