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Several oral history projects have been undertaken at UMBC. The first, led by Dr.
Ed Orser for the 30th anniversary, was completed in the mid 1990s and a half hour
compilation was completed, titled "UMBC: The First Years." In preparation for the
40th anniversary in 2006, additional interviews were conducted by Joseph Tatarewicz
and Barry Lanman of the Martha Ross Center for Oral History; this project, which is
still active, is called the UMBC Founders Oral History Project. Additionally, Dr.
Larry Wilt and Dr. George La Noue have both conducted interviews with UMBC-related
administrators for the 40th anniversary and 50th anniversary, respectively.
Collection material has been sent from several different sources depending on the
interviewer or the group that created the recordings. Accessions: UARC1993-01, UARC1996-18,
UARC2001-06, UARC2001-09, UARC2002-16-02, UARC2007-22, UARC2009-48, UARC2009-49, UARC2009-103,
UARC2010-028. Additional materials were transferred from Collections 196 and 207.
Accessions: UARC 2010-07 and UARC 2015-21.
Each interview has been assigned a unique number (e.g., OH-001), which applies to
all formats in which the interview is held. Successive interviews with the same interviewees
are given another number. These numbers provide the physical organizing principle
for the collection. At the first processing, the numbers were assigned based on an
alphabetical ordering of the names of interviewees, but subsequent additions to the
collection will be assigned new numbers and the alphabetical arrangement will not
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
Finding aid available.
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll055.php
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Please review the guideline, Use of UMBC Oral Histories (https://wiki.umbc.edu/display/library/Use+of+UMBC+Oral+Histories),
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Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Martha Ross Center for Oral History
Wilt, Lawrence J. M.
LaNoue, George R.
Lanman, Barry Allen
Orser, W. Edward
Tatarewicz, Joseph N.
Willard, John D., V.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Administration
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- History
University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Students
Barker, Evelyn M. -- Interviews
Bass, Scott A. -- Interviews
Behm, Mark -- Interviews
Brown, Charles R. -- Interviews
Burchard, Robert -- Interviews
Carmi, S. -- Interviews
Chisholm, Guy -- Interviews
Dietrich, Mimi -- Interviews
Dietrich, Robert -- Interviews
Dorsey, John W., 1936- -- Interviews
Eckert, Kevin -- Interviews
Finklestein, Jonathan -- Interviews
Glascoe, Betty -- Interviews
Grabill, Vin -- Interviews
Haskell, John, Jr. -- Interviews
Hess, Carol -- Interviews
Hickman, Timothy -- Interviews
Hrabowski, Freeman A. -- Interviews
James, Beverly Rankin -- Interviews
Jeffries, John W., 1942- -- Interviews
Johnson, Arthur T. -- Interviews
Kaplan, Louis L. (Louis Lionel), 1902-2001 -- Interviews
Korenman, Joan Smolin -- Interviews
Kuhn, Albin Owings, 1916- -- Interviews
Langenberg, D. N., 1932- -- Interviews
Lasher, Lawrence M. -- Interviews
Mandel, Marvin, 1920- -- Interviews
McCready, Sam -- Interviews
Miller, Cheryl M. -- Interviews
Nedeloff, Cecilia -- Interviews
Neville, Richard F., 1931- -- Interviews
Orser, W. Edward -- Interviews
Rawlings, Howard P. -- Interviews
Roberts, Richard -- Interviews
Robinson, Alice M., 1922- -- Interviews
Roswell, May -- Interviews
Rothstein, William G. -- Interviews
Rouse, Gail Williams -- Interviews
Schamp, H. W. (Homer Ward), 1923- -- Interviews
Schwartz, Jim -- Interviews
Suess, Jack -- Interviews
Walton, Elizabeth -- Interviews
Watts, Dick -- Interviews
Wilson, Sue -- Interviews
Woolston, Charles -- Interviews
Yager, David -- Interviews
Zerrlaut, Kathy -- Interviews