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Guide to the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research Interview Transcripts and Recordings
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Copyright Information
  • Notes on Access
  • Preferred Citation
  • About the Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research interview transcripts and recordings
    Dates: 1959-present
    Collection number: Contact the library for individual interview transcript call numbers
    Creator: UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
    Collection Size: The program's collections total more than 1,100 interviews. 32 selected online items available.
    Repository: UCLA. Library. Center for Oral History Research
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Abstract: Oral history interviews related primarily to the history of Southern California and the Los Angeles metropolitan region. Major subject areas include the histories of communities of color, social movements, politics and government, visual arts, jazz, books and fine printing, water resources, and UCLA history.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Copyright Information

    All transcripts and recordings published by the Center are protected under the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). These interviews are being made available for private study, scholarship, and research purposes only, and no part of any transcript or audio may be reproduced, disseminated, or quoted for publication without the written permission of the head of UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.

    Notes on Access

    Interview transcripts and recordings not available through this Web site can be accessed in person at UCLA's Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections. Transcripts, but no recordings, of interviews conducted before 2006 are also available in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
    To purchase a copy of an oral history transcript or recording, please fill out the Oral History Copy Request Form .

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research, University of California, Los Angeles.

    About the Collection

    The UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research was established in 1959 and is one of the oldest and largest oral history programs in the country. It documents the social, cultural, and political history of the Los Angeles metropolitan region through interviews with individuals who have been involved in historically significant events.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Histories of Communities of Color
    Social Movements
    Politics and Government
    Visual Arts
    Books and Fine Printing
    Water Resources
    UCLA History