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Chester Lewis oral history collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 889

Overview

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".

Dates

  • 2006

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

.25 Linear Feet (1 box + 7 audio cassette tapes, 8 mini-DVDs)

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.

Physical Location

RH MS 889

Physical Location

RH Cassette Tape 37

Physical Location

RH Video 14

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 2006.

Related Materials

Chester I. Lewis papers, RH MS 558, Spencer Research Library (Kansas Collection).

Title
Guide to the Chester Lewis Oral History collection
Subtitle
Chester Lewis oral history collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2007; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Sponsor
Support for the processing of this collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0238907863
Preferred citation
Chester Lewis oral histories, Kansas Collection, RH MS 889, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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