"The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" oral histories
Oral history recordings, transcripts, notes, and related material pertaining to "The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" project, active from 2003-2008, which interviewed alumni, faculty, medical professionals, and staff affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Notable figures interviewed for this project include Ben Carson, Levi Watkins, and Frederick I. Scott (the first Black student to graduate from Johns Hopkins University). More information about the project is located here: https://wayback.archive-it.org/3181/20150629211224/http:/afam.nts.jhu.edu/ (Accessed 2017 May 8).
- 2003-2006 and undated
- Johns Hopkins University (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is closed because we do not have release forms for the interview subjects. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
.38 Cubic Feet (One letter size box.)
74.5 Gigabytes (Digitized audio and video)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Most of these oral histories are either on audiocassettes or optical media and therefore require special players to access the content. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Other Finding Aids
A spreadsheet exists offline with details about each interview relevant to the collection. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
The collection was located in the office of librarian Sharon Morris, who asissted in the project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred to Special Collections in Fall 2016. At this time, ownership of these oral histories has not been transferred by interview subjects.
Existence and Location of Copies
The oral histories in this collection have been digitized. Please contact Special Collections for more information. Please note that the digital copies of these oral histories are subject to the collection's access restrictions, explained in the Conditions Governing Access note.
Processed by Jordon Steele, May 2017.
- African American college students
- African Americans in medicine
- Black Student Union
- Carson, Ben
- Knight, Franklin W.
- Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
- Universities and colleges--Employees
- Universities and colleges--Faculty
- University history (university function)
- Warren, Mame, 1950-
- Watkins, Levi, Jr., 1944-2015
- electronic records (digital records)
- oral histories (literary works)
- Guide to "The History of African Americans at Johns Hopkins University" oral histories
- In Progress
- Jordon Steele
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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