Older Persons' Records Project records and tape recordings, 1976-1979.
Collection Number: 3776

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Older Persons' Records Project records and tape recordings, 1976-1979.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
3776
Abstract:
Interviews and reminiscences with senior citizens; also, organizational and administrative material associated with the project.
Creator:
Older Persons' Records Project
Quanitities:
2.4 cubic feet.
70 audiocassettes.
Language:
Collection material in English

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Interviews and reminiscences with senior citizens; also, organizational and administrative material associated with the project.
Access Restrictions:

Access to tape 693 side two restricted to the permission of Lakeside Nursing Home employees
Access to tape 759 side two restricted to William P. Fisher and family.
Conditions Governing Use

Due to the fragility and potential degradation of moving image and sound recordings, viewing and listening is limited to items that have been digitized. If an item is in another media format, you may request to have the item digitized for access. Information on ordering access copies may be found on the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections webpage. Audio visual material that has been digitized: TR-701, TR-711

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

Older Persons' Records Project records and tape recordings, #3776. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

SUBJECTS

Subjects:
Older people -- New York (State) -- Tompkins County.
Form and Genre Terms:
Oral histories.
Reminiscences.

CONTAINER LIST
Container
Description
Date
Name and subject index for the collection: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/EAD/pdf_guides/RMM03776.pdf
An additional list of the tapes can be found here starting on page 62: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/EAD/pdf_guides/Tape_Recording_Inventory.pdf
Material relating to the project
Scope and Contents
Organizational files, forms filled out by participants, biographies, cassette tapes.
Box 1
Material relating to the project
Box 2
Material relating to the project
Box 3
Material relating to the project
TR-691 - TR-759
Reels
Tape Recording 691 TR-691
Mary Abrahams, side 1; Anna Genung, side 2
Lucy Berry,
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Abrahams, Mary
Tape Recording 692 TR-692
Philip Allan, side 1; Edith Wells, side 2
1979-02-08-1979-05-21
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Allan, Philip
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Wells, Edith
Tape Recording 693 TR-693
Anonymous, side 1; Ruth Eastman, side 2
1979-04-23-1979-05-02
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Eastman, Ruth
Access to tape 693 side two restricted to the permission of Lakeside Nursing Home employees.
Tape Recording 694 TR-694
Robert Banks, side 1 John and Helen Vandervort, side 2
1978-11-08-1978-12-05
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Banks, Robert
creator: Vandervort, John
Tape Recording 695 TR-695
Eleanor Barnard, side 1; Ruth Place, side 2
1978-10-29-1979-05-08
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Barnard, Eleanor
creator: Place, Ruth
Tape Recording 696 TR-696
Helen Bower, side 1; Earl and Mabel Clarke, side 2
1979-07-26-1979-08-07
creator: Crooker, Mary
creator: Bower, Helen
creator: Clarke, Earl
creator: Clarke, Mabel
Tape Recording 697 TR-697
Stewart Coats, side 1; Benjamin and Gladys Duddleston, side 2
1979-05-01-1979-06-28
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Coats, Stewart
creator: Duddleston, Gladys
creator: Duddleston, Benjamin
Tape Recording 698 TR-698
Stuart Cobb, side 1; Caleman Taber, side 2 -died 11-81
1979-05-07-1979-06-21
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Cobb, Stuart
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Taber, Caleman
Tape Recording 699 TR-699
Lillian Cox
1977-02-09
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Cox, Lilian
Tape Recording 700 TR-700
Louise Cummings
1977-03-04
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Cummings, Louise
Tape Recording 701 TR-701
Sophie Dean
1979-06-14
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Dean, Sophie
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Tape Recording 702 TR-702
Mary Dormady, side 1; Peg J. Rial, side 2
1979-07-10
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Dormady, Mary
creator: Rial, Peg, J.
Tape Recording 703 TR-703
Gertrude Drake, side 1; Elaine Reynolds side 2
1979-07-05-1979-07-06
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Drake, Gertrude
creator: Reynolds, Elaine
Tape Recording 704 TR-704
Clara Dunn, side 1; Percy Dunn, side 2
1978-08-24-1978-09-21
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Dunn, Clara
creator: Dunn, Percy
Tape Recording 705 TR-705
Eugene and Mary Durham
1978-12-15
creator: James, Colbert
creator: Durham, Mary Porter.
creator: Durham, Eugene.
Tape Recording 706 TR-706
Margery Edsall, side 1; Fred & Florence Ashton, side 2
1978-10-09-1978-12-07
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Edsall, Margery
creator: Ashton, Florence
creator: Ashton, Fred
Tape Recording 707 TR-707
Carl & Elsie English, side1; Ralph & Mary Williamson, side 2
1979-04-09-1979-04-16
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: English, Carl
creator: English, Elsie
creator: English, Carl
creator: Williamson, Mary
creator: Williamson, Ralph
Tape Recording 708 TR-708
Thelma Fish- side 1; Clara Millard, side 2
1979-06-13-1979-07-02
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Fish, Thelma
creator: Millard, Clara
Tape Recording 709 TR-709
Edith Freeborn
1977-03-11
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
Tape Recording 710 TR-710
Malcolm Freeborn
1978-10-19
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
Tape Recording 711 TR-711
Hilda Guterman, side 1; Rev. James Moore, side 2
1979-04-02
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Guterman, Hilda
Digital
The digital preservation copy may be made available on request if a delivery copy is not already online.
Divorce
Tape Recording 712 TR-712
James Moore
1979-04-30
creator: Berry, Lucy
Tape Recording 713 TR-713
Dewey Kilborn
1977-03-12
creator: Zimbalist, Judy
creator: Kilborn, Dewey
Tape Recording 714 TR-714
Joseph and Alma Kramer
1979-05-17
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Kramer, Alma
creator: Kramer, Joseph
Tape Recording 715 TR-715
Morrel and Frances Long
1979-06-05
creator: Long, Morrel
creator: Long, Frances
Tape Recording 716 TR-716
Laurence and Frances MacDaniels
1979-05
creator: Allan, Philip
creator: MacDaniels, Frances
creator: MacDaniels, Laurence H.
Tape Recording 717 TR-717
John and Marian Mack
1979-11-09
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Mack, Marian Lucille Joslyn, 1910-1988.
creator: Mack, John
Tape Recording 718 TR-718
Ruth McMillan
1978-10-31
creator: McMillan, Ruth
TR-719
Ione Mendenhall, side 1; Nora Dodd, side 2
1979-09-11-1979-09-19
creator: Mendenhall, Ione
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Dodd, Norad
Tape Recording 720 TR-720
Myrtle Naylor, side 1; J. Lawrence Smith, side 2
1978-12-16-1979-03-19
creator: Naylor, Myrtle
creator: Smith, J. Lawrence
Tape Recording 721 TR-721
Oak Hill Manor
1977-09-27-1977-10-04
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Oak Hill Manor
Tape Recording 722 TR-722
Oak Hill Manor
1978-01-24-1978-04-03
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Oak Hill Manor
Tape Recording 723 TR-723
Oak Hill Manor
1978-04-11-1978-06-27
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Oak Hill Manor
Tape Recording 724 TR-724
Mary Parlett
1977-04-01
creator: McGowan, Nancy
creator: Parlett, Mary
Tape Recording 725 TR-725
Annie Douglass Payne
1978-11-17
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Douglass Payne, Annie
Tape Recording 726 TR-726
Jessilyn Peake, side 1; Otis Drew, side 2
1979-07-24-1979-07-27
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Peake, Jessilyn
creator: Allan, Philip
creator: Drew, Otis
Tape Recording 727 TR-727
Pioneer Senior Citizens
1978-09-13
creator: Bowman, Jewel
creator: Pioneer Senior Citizens
Tape Recording 728 TR-728
Pioneer Senior Citizens
1978-09-20
creator: Bowman, Jewel
creator: Pioneer Senior Citizens
Tape Recording 729 TR-729
Pioneer Senior Citizens, side 1; Elizabeth Reed and Mary James, side 2
1979-02-13-1979-02-14
creator: Bowman, Jewel
creator: James, Mary
creator: Pioneer Senior Citizens
Tape Recording 730 TR-730
Alice Pridham, side 1; Ida Taube, side 2
1977-02-11-1977-03-04
creator: Zimbalist, Judy
creator: Pridham, Alice
creator: Taube, Ida
Tape Recording 731 TR-731
Warrena Ramsey, side 1; Gladys Goldsmith, side 2
1979-04-05-1979-05-29
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Ramsey, Warrena
creator: Cartagena, Lillian
creator: Goldsmith, Gladys
Tape Recording 732 TR-732
Jean Schomberg
1979-05-18
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Schomberg, Jean
Tape Recording 733 TR-733
Bernice Schwardt, side 1; Floyd Morter, side 2
1976-10-16-1976-10-19
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Schwardt, Bernice
creator: Morter, Floyd
Tape Recording 734 TR-734
Merrill Shipherd, side 1; Edna Graham, side 2
1976-10-11-1976-10-15
creator: Shipherd, Merrill
Tape Recording 735 TR-735
Hulse Smith
1979-06-05
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Smit, Hulse
Tape Recording 736 TR-736
Alice Smithcors
1978-05-19
creator: Smithcors, Alice
Tape Recording 737 TR-737
Walter Stanton
1979-05-23
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
Tape Recording 738 TR-738
Lena Wilson
1977-03-25
creator: Zimbalist, Judy
creator: Wilson, Lena
Tape Recording 739 TR-739
Isadore Yavits
1979-05-10
creator: Colbert, James L., 1905-1984.
creator: Yavits, Isadore
Tape Recording 740 TR-740
Organizational tape # 1
1976-08-16-1977-01-26
Tape Recording 741 TR-741
Organizational tape # 2
1977-01-29-1977-03-13
Tape Recording 742 TR-742
Organizational tape # 3
1977-02-14
Tape Recording 743 TR-743
Organizational tape # 4
1977-03-20-1977-04-20
Tape Recording 744 TR-744
Organizational tape # 5
1977-04-28-1977-06-15
Tape Recording 745 TR-745
Organizational tape # 6
1977-11-13-1978-08-24
Tape Recording 746 TR-746
Organizational tape # 7
1978-09-18-1978-10-02
Tape Recording 747 TR-747
Organizational tape # 8
1978-10-17-1978-11-14
Tape Recording 748 TR-748
Organizational tape # 9
1978-11-09-1979-02-12
Tape Recording 749 TR-749
Organizational tape # 10
1979-02-20-1979-03-02
Tape Recording 750 TR-750
Organizational tape # 11
1979-03-07-1979-03-14
Tape Recording 751 TR-751
Organizational tape # 12
1979-03-15-1979-03-24
Tape Recording 752 TR-752
Organizational tape # 13
1979-03-25-1979-04-12
Tape Recording 753 TR-753
Organizational tape # 14
1979-04-24-1979-04-25
Tape Recording 754 TR-754
Organizational tape # 15
1979-05-11-1979-05-16
Tape Recording 755 TR-755
Organizational tape # 16
1979-06-04-1979-07-02
Tape Recording 756 TR-756
Organizational tape # 17
1979-08-02-1979-08-13
Tape Recording 757 TR-757
Organizational tape # 18
1979-08-30-1979-10-02
Tape Recording 758 TR-758
Organizational tape # 19
1979-11-14
Tape Recording 759 TR-759
Helen Avery, side 1; Madelyn Mahoney, side 2
1979-08-08
creator: Berry, Lucy
creator: Avery, Helen
creator: Mahoney, Madelyn
Mahoney restricted to all except William P. Fisher and family