Shawnee Community College Oral History collection, 1870-1976
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Brief Description: The Shawnee Community College Oral History Collection, with its taped interviews, transcripts, and newspaper clippings, will be used by students, researchers, and residents who are interested in southern Illinois history and culture. Besides the individual narrative tapes recorded in 1975 and 1976, often first-person accounts of well-known events, the researcher will find additional resources in print material such as newspaper clippings, written memorabilia, and files indexing transcript and tapes by individual and subject.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/6/MSS 362
Volume: 6.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2015.
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in four series: Series 1, Transcripts; Series 2, Scrapbooks; Series 3, Research Files; and Series 4, Audio tapes
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Alexander County (Ill.) - History
Cairo (Ill.) - History
Illinois - History, Local
Massac County (Ill.) - History
Pulaski County (Ill.) - History
Union County (Ill.) - History
Genres/Forms of Material
Oral history
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Gift from Shawnee Community College
PreferredCitation: [Item], Shawnee Community College Oral History collection, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.