Skip to main content

Voices of American Homemakers Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00419

Scope and Contents

The Voices of American Homemakers Oral History was conducted the National Extension Homemakers Council Oral History Project, 1981-82. Eleanor Arnold was project director and editor. The collection contains 172 audio cassettes and 182 transcripts. The transcripts are in 5 bound volumes, and arranged by state. A subject and state index is also included, as is a compilation of papers presented at a conference, "Seminar of Humanists and Homemakers," at Laramie, Wyoming on 3 August 1983.

Dates of Materials

  • 1981 - 1985

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Published as "Voices of American homemakers." Eleanor Arnold, editor and project director (Vale, OR: National Extension Homemakers Council, 1985). It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Extent

3 linear feet (3 boxes, 6 volumes)

Abstract

Oral Histories of 182 American homemakers (172 audio tapes and 182 transcripts).

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

As a preservation measure, researchers must use digital copies of audiovisual materials in this collection. Please consult with Special Collections staff or email specialcollections@smith.edu to request the creation of and access to digital copies.

Title
Voices of American Homemakers Oral History Project oral histories
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:17-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063