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History: Primary Sources: Oral Histories

Oral Histories

FYI: The American Historical Association recently announced in 2017 that oral history is excluded from review by Institutional Review Boards.  Read the Federal Register announcement of January 19, 2017.


Oral Histories Online

There are many different repositories for digitized oral histories. Ask your librarian for help finding ones relevant to your work!

Creating Oral Histories

Books on Researching With Oral Histories

History Librarian

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Charlotte Kiger Price
On leave until Dec. 2023. For assistance in History, contact CMU Librarian Ashley Werlinich, liaison librarian for English, Drama, and temporary liaison for History. For assistance in Modern Languages, use our general feedback forms.