Oral History of the Principalship RecordsMs.1989.040

Oral History of the Principalship RecordsMs.1989.040


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1989.040
Title
Oral History of the Principalship Records1987-1995
Quantity
8 Cubic Feet 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
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Oral History of the Principalship Records, Ms1989-040, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Scope and Contents

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

  • Faculty
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Oral histories (literary works)
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Oral History of the Principalship Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).