A Guide to the Oral History of the Principalship Records, 1987-1995 Oral History of the Principalship Records Ms1989-040

Oral History of the Principalship Records, 1987-1995

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1989-040


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1989-040
Title
Oral History of the Principalship Records, 1987-1995
Physical Characteristics
8.0 cu. ft. 54 boxes
Location
Please note: Boxes 1-3 of this collection is in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Language
English

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.



Scope and Content

Ongoing project designed to interview retired elementary, middle, and high school principals for their views, reminiscences, and accumulated wisdom. Most of the interviewees are from the Southeast (mainly Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, District of Columbia, and West Virginia), with representative materials from Ohio, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The Project Director is Dr. Patrick W. Carlton, Associate Professor of Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Materials consist of cassette tapes and transcripts of over 230 interviews.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University