Chester Lewis oral history collection
The Chester Lewis oral history collection was compiled by the Sedgwick County Historical Museum of Wichita, Kansas with support by the Kansas Humanities Council, for use in a museum exhibit entitled "Chester I. Lewis: a Civil Rights Legacy".
- Creation: 2006
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
.25 Linear Feet (1 box + 7 audio cassette tapes, 8 mini-DVDs)
Language of Materials
Scope and Contents
The Chester Lewis oral history collection represents recollections of friends and family of Lewis collected by the Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Wichita, Kansas, with support by the Kansas Humanities Council, for use in a museum exhibit entitled "Chester I. Lewis: a Civil Rights Legacy."
The material dates from 2006 and includes typed interview transcripts and recordings, both on audiocassettes and mini-DVD. Audiocassettes from the collection are located at RH Cassette Tape 37; mini-DVDs are at RH Video 14.
RH MS 889
RH Cassette Tape 37
RH Video 14
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 2006.
- Guide to the Chester Lewis Oral History collection
- Chester Lewis oral history collection
- Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2007; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
- Support for the processing of this collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Chester Lewis oral histories, Kansas Collection, RH MS 889, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries