Oral History of the Principalship RecordsMs.1989.040

Oral History of the Principalship RecordsMs.1989.040


[logo]

Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Business Number: 540-231-6308
specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu

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
Creator
Oral History of the Principalship (Project)
Location
Please note: Part of this collection is in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Oversize materials are on-site. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for more information.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The Oral History of the Principalship Records are from a Virginia Tech project, started in 1989 by Virginia Tech professor Dr. Patrick W. Carlton, 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. Materials consist of cassette tapes and transcripts of over 230 interviews.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.

Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research.

Existence and Location of Copies

The Oral History of the Principalship project website contains transcripts and some audio from interviewees.

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.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in several accruals beginning in 1989.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001.


Historical Note

The Oral History of the Principalship was a Virginia Tech project designed to interview retired elementary, middle, and high school principals for their views, reminiscences, and accumulated wisdom. Most of the interviewees were 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 was Dr. Patrick W. Carlton, Associate Professor of Education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Scope and Content

The Oral History of the Principalship Records are from a Virginia Tech project, by Virginia Tech professor Dr. Patrick W. Carlton, 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. 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/).

Container List

box 1box 2box 3box 4box 5box 6box 7box 8box 9box 10box 11box 12box 13box 14box 15box 16box 17box 18box 19box 20box 21box 22box 23box 24box 25box 26box 27box 28box 29box 30box 31
Records
box V. 1 BOX 1box V. 2 BOX 1box V. 3 BOX 1box V. 4 BOX 1box V. 5 BOX 1box V. 6 BOX 1box V. 7 BOX 1box V. 8 BOX 1box V. 9 BOX 1box V. 10 BOX 2box V. 11 BOX 2box V. 12 BOX 2box V. 13 BOX 2box V. 14 BOX 2box V. 15 BOX 2box V. 16 BOX 2box V. 17 BOX 2box V. 18 BOX 3box V. 19 BOX 3box V. 20 BOX 3box V. 21 BOX 3box V. 22 BOX 3box V. 23 BOX 3
Records
Physical Location: Please note: This portion of the collection is in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Oversize materials are on-site. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for more information.