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Sesquicentennial Oral History Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of the MSU Sesquicentennial Oral History Project. Also included are release forms and correspondence about the project.

Digitized versions of the audio records, along with transcripts of the interviews are available online: It is recommended that researchers use the digitized copies.


  • Creation: 1999 - 2005


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Please consult the reference archivist for access to the audio tapes and transcripts.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Michigan State University Sesquicentennial Oral History Project was conducted from 1999 to 2005 to celebrate the University's 150th anniversary in 2005. The project's goal was to document the lives and careers of Michigan State University presidents, faculty, staff and trustees through audio interviews. The project was created by Jeff Charnley of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures and Fred Honhart, Director Emeritus of the University Archives & Historical Collections.


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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Sesquicentennial Oral History Project records
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US