Oral History Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains transcripts and supporting documentation of oral histories conducted by Dr. James R. Sweeney, professor of history and University Archivist, and others related to the history of Old Dominion, Massive Resistance, Virginia Symphony Orchestra and other topics. Some of the information contained in the folders include the oral history transcript, interview questions, and biographies of interviewees. The audio recordings and transcripts have been digitized and can be found in the Oral Histories in Perry Library and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Oral Histories digital collections. Oral HIstories related to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra can also be found in the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Records (MG 81-A).
- 1974-2006, undated
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974
- Sweeney, James R. (Person)
1.60 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged alphabetically by interviewee's last name.
Source of Acquisition
Dr. James R. Sweeney, University Archivist
Method of Acquisition
Container list was compiled by Alicia Brown, Special Collections and University Archives Student Assistant, in November 2017.
- A Guide to the Oral History Collection
- Steven Bookman, University Archivist
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.