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Recordings - Oral History

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Alumni Class Group Interviews

Alumni Individual Interviews

College Presidents Individual Interviews

Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Individual Interviews

Trustees Individual Interviews

Other Individual Interviews

Grouped Individual Interviews on Focused Topics

Group Interviews on Focused Topics



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Recordings - Oral History, 1971-2020 | Carleton College Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Recordings - Oral History, 1971-2020Add to your list.View associated digital content.

ID: 07/R4-OH

Extent: 0.0 . More info below.

Arrangement: Original non-digital recordings: audio and video cassettes are housed in numbered boxes, and a small number of reel to reel tapes are housed in a single separate box.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Approximately 500 recorded interviews with Carleton faculty, alumni, staff and others covering their individual experiences at Carleton.  Formally this program started in 1991 but the collection also contains older recordings of a similar nature back to 1971.

Online access to these recordings will be opened up on a recording by recording basis as the Archives secures permission from the interviewees.

Administrative Information

Repository: Carleton College Archives

Accruals: The entire analog portion of the collection was digitized in 2013.  The project was funded by a donation from Robert Andres, Class of 1972, for digitization of recordings in the College Archives.

Alternate Extent Statement: up to 10.5 cu. ft.

Access Restrictions: As stipulated for some interviews.

Appraisal Information: Value Code: 1

Processing Information: LOCATION CHECKED

Finding Aid Revision History: Narrator, Interviewer, Subjects


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Alumni Class Group Interviews],
[Series 2: Alumni Individual Interviews],
[Series 3: College Presidents Individual Interviews],
[Series 4: Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Individual Interviews],
[Series 5: Trustees Individual Interviews],
[Series 6: Other Individual Interviews],
[Series 7: Grouped Individual Interviews on Focused Topics],
[Series 8: Group Interviews on Focused Topics],
[All]

Series 6: Other Individual InterviewsAdd to your list.
Item 1: Deane Barbour (re: Margaret Evans Huntington Book Club), 2003Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Wife of Prof. Ian G. Barbour
Date(s): 2003-02-26
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Keishonda Simms
Narrator: Deane Barbour
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 22
Transcript: None
Item 2: Oletta Bowe, 2005Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Widow of Frank Bowe, former Farm Manager
Date(s): 2005-11-04
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Nancy Soth
Narrator: Oletta Bowe
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 13
Transcript: None
Item 3: William G. Dow, 1974Add to your list.
Son of the College's first graduates
Date(s): 1974-06-07
Estimated Run Time: 2 hours
Interviewer: Ruthmary Penick
Narrator: William G. Dow
Original Format / Location: Reel to reel audio tape / 07 R3 Box 11
Transcript: None
Item 4: Brenda Garrett Green, 2002Add to your list.
Former ABC (A Better Chance) student
Date(s): 2002-03-17
Estimated Run Time: 2 hours
Interviewer: Nancy Soth
Narrator: Brenda Garrett Green
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 12 (2)
Summary or Abstract: Available (Attached to the release form.)
Transcript: None
Item 5: Marion and Cecil Hutton, 2003Add to your list.
Northfield friends of Dacie Moses
Date(s): 2003-06-26
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Zoe Donnell
Narrator: Marion Hutton, Cecil Hutton
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 15
Transcript: None
Item 6: Doris Jarchow, 1994Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Widow of former Professor, Dean of Men, and Historian-in-Residence Merrill E. Jarchow
Date(s): 1994-06-14
Estimated Run Time: 64 min.
Interviewer: Zoe Donnell
Narrator: Doris Jarchow
Note: Archives given only the first of what was two tapes
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 5 (2)
Transcript: None
Item 7: Eben Wight Keyes II, 1992Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Descendant of William Carleton
Date(s): 1992-11-13
Estimated Run Time: 32 min.
Interviewer: Zoe Donnell
Narrator: Eben Wight Keyes II
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 20
Transcript: None
Item 8: Hedwig Klinefelter, 1992Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Widow of Donald Klinefelter, former Dir. of Admissions and Registrar
Date(s): 1992-07-09
Estimated Run Time: 32 min.
Interviewer: Deane Barbour
Narrator: Hedwig Klinefelter
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 20
Subjects: Campus administrators; Admissions
Tape Copy: Box 1c
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 9: Abraham Krawetz, 1997Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Student at Carleton in Army Specialized Training Program (German), 1943/44
Date(s): 1997-12-19
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Eric Hillemann
Narrator: Abraham R. Krawetz
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 8
Transcript: None
Item 10: Maggie Lee, 1995Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Northfield resident and historical observer; daughter of Carleton employee
Additional Information: Contains information regarding the Carleton News Office, purchasing policies; Ralph Fjelstad, D. Blake Stewart, Prof. Hoban
Date(s): 1995-04-12
Estimated Run Time: 56 min.
Interviewer: Molly Woehrlin
Narrator: Maggie Lee
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 6
Subjects: News Bureau; Purchasing; St. Olaf relationship; Northfield life; Ralph Fjelstad; D. Blake Stewart
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 11: Gayle Lewis, 2003Add to your list.
Former wife of Carleton President Stephen R. Lewis, Jr., with title "Associate of the President"
Access Restriction: No online access permission; contact Archives for off-line access
Date(s): 2003-11-10
Estimated Run Time: 2 hours
Interviewer: Judy Mason
Narrator: Gayle Foster Lewis
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 15 (2)
Subjects: Trustees; Campus policies; Buildings and Grounds
Tape Copy: Box 4c
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 12: Ruth Morgan, 1995Add to your list.
Widow of former Dean of the College Bruce Morgan; former Coor. of Campus Visits and Receptionist in Admissions
Date(s): 1995-10-22
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Molly Woehrlin
Narrator: Ruth Morgan
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 7
Subjects: Wellstone; Northfield life; Campus administrators; Admissions
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 13: Elizabeth J. "Libby" Muir, 1994Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Widow of Prof. of Botany William Muir
Date(s): 1994-03-15
Estimated Run Time: 106 min.
Interviewer: Deane Barbour
Narrator: Elizabeth J. Muir
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 4 (2)
Subjects: Teaching at Carleton; Biology Department; Greenhouse; ACM research station; D. Blake Stewart; Milic Capek; Irwin Kenknight; Russ Ferlen
Tape Copy: Box 2c
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 14: Frances Rayment, 1993Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Wife of Emeritus Prof. of Classical Languages Charles S. Rayment
Date(s): 1993-03-23
Estimated Run Time: 55 min.
Interviewer: Deane Barbour
Narrator: Frances Rayment
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 21 (2)
Subjects: Teaching at Carleton; Northfield life; Classics Department; Margaret Evans Huntington Book Club; hiring of David Porter
Transcript: None
Item 15: Mary Lou Street, 1996Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Prominent Northfield resident with multiple family connections to Carleton
Date(s): 1996-03-12
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Molly Woehrlin
Narrator: Mary Lou Street
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 7
Subjects: Northfield life; Fundraising
Transcript: None
Item 16: Jan Swearer, 1995Add to your list.
Widow of former Carleton president Howard R. Swearer
Date(s): 1995-04-17
Estimated Run Time: 78 min.
Interviewer: Nancy Soth
Narrator: Jan Swearer
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 6 (2)
Subjects: Presidents; Northfield life
Tape Copy: Box 1c
Transcript: Draft Available
Item 17: Rick Swearer, 2003Add to your list.
Son of former Carleton president Howard R. Swearer
Date(s): 2003-07-08
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Nancy Soth
Narrator: Rick Swearer
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 15
Transcript: None
Item 18: Jenny Vincent, 2005Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Member of the Fred B. Hill/Deborah Sayles Hill family
Date(s): 2005-08-05
Estimated Run Time: 90 min.
Interviewer: Craig Smith
Narrator: Jenny Vincent
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 22
Transcript: None
Item 19: Grace Wegner, 1999Add to your list.View associated digital content.
Widow of Emeritus Prof. of Mathematics Kenneth W. Wegner
Date(s): 1999-11-11
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour
Interviewer: Charlotte Smith
Narrator: Grace Wegner
Original Format / Location: Audio cassette / Box 9
Subjects: Presidents; Northfield life; Music Department
Tape Copy: Box 8c
Transcript: None

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Alumni Class Group Interviews],
[Series 2: Alumni Individual Interviews],
[Series 3: College Presidents Individual Interviews],
[Series 4: Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Individual Interviews],
[Series 5: Trustees Individual Interviews],
[Series 6: Other Individual Interviews],
[Series 7: Grouped Individual Interviews on Focused Topics],
[Series 8: Group Interviews on Focused Topics],
[All]


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