Seymour V Connor Seminar 1973-02-28

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Tape recording of a presentation on the Southwest Collection by the staff to Dr. S. V. Connor's seminar on historical methods, History 534.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Seymour V. Connor Seminar

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 28, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Basis of history is archives and manuscripts, Definition and explanation of archives, National Archives discussed, Disposition of Presidential papers, Various sources of archives listed.

Tape 1, Side 2: R. S. Dunn reviews scope of the Southwest Collection, Stresses importance of a scholar's use of imagination, Comments on the growth of specialized collections in the U. S., SWC staff introduced and duties summarized.

Tape 2, Side 1: Cites use of the receiving report, Inventorying of donations, Complete collections are catalogued in the Library of Congress, Notes increasing use of microfilming, Description of oral history program, Processing of the tapes explained.

Tape 2, Side 2: Indexing of the tapes outlined, Summarization of book cataloging system, Tour of the Southwest Collection.

Tape 3, Side 1: Explanation of the finding aids, Microfilm camera demonstrated.

Tape 3, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1973

Bulk Dates: 1973

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