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Special Collections

History Resources

The American Indian Oral History Collection - Established in 1967, the primary focus is to preserves the history and culture of the Northern Plains Indians. 

American Institute of Physics: - Emphasizes the history of Physics.

Catoctin Center for Regional Studies - Created by Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland the center emphasizes the history and culture of central Maryland and it's neighboring states.

Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History - Preserves the history of Iranian Jews in the twentieth century.

Center for Oral History at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center - Preserves the history and development of the State of Connecticut.

Center for Oral History, University of Hawaii at Manoa - Preserves the history and culture of the Hawaiian people.

Center of Southwest Studies: Fort Lewis College - Established in 1964, serves as a museum and research facility helping to develop interdisciplinary Southwest curriculums.

Galveston/Texas History Center - Repository regarding the 1900 Galveston Storm.

The Hogan Jazz Archives: Tulane University - Resource for New Orleans jazz research.

Horry County Oral History Project - Recording local history in Horry County, South Carolina.

Invention History at the Lemelson Center - Historical documentation of invention and innovation in the United States.

John F. Kennedy Library: Oral History Interviews - Interviews regarding the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy. 

Northern Territory Archives Service - Preserves the history of the Northern Territory Government.

Oklahoma Historical Society - Preserving the history of Oklahoma.

Oral History Association: Dickinson College - Established in 1966, the OHA works to preserve the interest in oral history collections.

Oral History Research Center at Indiana University - Preserves the history of America, the State of Indiana, and the Midwest.

Redstone Arsenal: Oral History - Interviews with past commanders of the Redstone Arsenal (Desert Shield/Desert Storm). 

South Dakota Oral History Center - Institute of the American Indian Studies.

T. Harry Williams: Center for Oral History - Preserves and records the history of Louisiana State University.

University of California, Berkeley: Regional Oral History - Preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States.

University of California, Santa Cruz: Regional History Project - Documents the history of the Central Coast of California and the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Utah State University; Oral History Program - Emphases oral histories in three areas: 1) the Intermountain region of Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Colorado; 2) the Uintah Basin, near Vernal and Roosevelt, Utah; and, 3) Utah State University. 

Veterans History Project - Collects and preserves oral histories of American veterans (WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Gulf War).

Yellowstone National Park Archives: Oral History Collection - Preserves the oral history of Yellowstone National Park.