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Reminiscences of the Dust Bowl

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 271

Overview

This group of oral history tapes, recorded on thirteen 90 minute cassette tapes, was collected by Donald Worster, Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Hawaii when conducting research for his book on the Dust Bowl. The objectives of the interviews conducted in September 1977, in southwestern Kansas and the panhandle of Oklahoma, were to ascertain personal backgrounds of the interviewers and to record their recollections. The interviews were generally informal with no advance warning given to the interviewees.

Dates

  • September 1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

13 items (13 audio cassette tapes)

Physical Location

RH MS 271

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Donald Worster, 1978.

Related Materials

Personal papers of Donald Worster, PP 453, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

A River Running West literary archive, Kansas Collection, RH MS 981, Kenneth Spencer Reserach Library, University of Kansas.

Title
Guide to the Donald Worster Collection
Subtitle
Reminiscences of the Dust Bowl
Author
Finding aid prepared by lgg, 9/1978. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2017.
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/3617747469
Preferred citation
Reminiscences of the Dust Bowl, Kansas Collection, RH MS 271, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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