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The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens staff oral history collection
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Description
A collection of oral histories, conducted from June 13 2019 - March 6 2020, recording the background and work experiences of staff in the Facilities and the Botanical Divisions of The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
Background
Dr. José Orozco, of Whittier College, conducted the interviews, in collaboration with Clay Stalls of the Huntington Library. The Huntington Library's oral history project documents the work and lives of non-managerial staff employed in Facilities and the Botanical Division of The Huntington. They are the staff directly responsible for maintaining The Huntington's grounds, gardens, and buildings. The interviews are purposely intended to develop the Huntington's institutional archives' holdings on non-managerial staff in Facilities and the Botanical Division. As institutional history, the interviews have been accessioned into the Huntington's institutional archives.
Extent
203 Gigabytes (9 digital files)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.