Finding Aid for the North Mississippi Women's History Project Collection

MUM00169

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00169/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator - Interviewee
Armstrong, Gwen
Creator - Interviewer
Bailey, Dionne
Creator - Interviewer
Copeland, Tom
Creator - Interviewee
Dunlap, Ruby
Creator - Interviewer
Fox, Andy
Creator - Interviewer
Payne, Elizabeth Anne, 1943-
Creator - Interviewee
Sample, Jessie
Creator - Interviewee
Savely, Libby
Creator - Interviewer
Smith, Wendy
Creator - Interviewee
Williamson, Luddie
Creator - Interviewee
Wilson, Betty
Title
North Mississippi Women's History Project Collection
ID
MUM00169
Date
2005-2006
Extent
9.0 Items (3 born-digital documents and 6 audio recordings)
Language of Materials
English
Abstract
The North Mississippi Women's History Project was administered by Dr. Elizabeth Payne, a professor of history at the University of Mississippi. The collection contains audio recordings of interviews with elderly women from North Mississippi, 2005-2006, describing various aspects of their lives. Also included is a partial transcript of one interview, a blank interview template, and a quiz from an African-American History class.

Preferred Citation

North Mississippi Women's History Project Collection (MUM00169), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Historical Note

The North Mississippi Women's History Project was administered by Dr. Elizabeth Payne, a professor of history at the University of Mississippi. The project involved interviewing women in North Mississippi, mostly in Union County, to learn about their lives and experiences growing up in the region.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains audio recordings of interviews with elderly women from North Mississippi, 2005-2006, describing various aspects of their lives. Also included is a partial transcript of one interview, a blank interview template, and a test from an African-American History class.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries April 2013

Access Restrictions

The North Mississippi Women's History Project Collection is open for research.

Collection files are accessible from J.D. Williams Library computers.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid created by Kathryn Michaelis, April 2013.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • examinations (documents)
  • interviews

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mississippi -- History

Subject(s)

  • African American women -- Mississippi
  • Women -- Mississippi -- Interviews
  • Women -- Mississippi -- Social conditions

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Collection Inventory

Gwen Armstrong, interviewed by Tom Copeland in New Albany, Miss., 8 March 2006 

Scope and Content

Running time: 1:29:04

Ruby Dunlap, interviewed by Wendy Smith in Ingomar, Miss., 12 April 2006 

Scope and Content

Running time: 43:15

Jessie Sample, interviewed by Elizabeth Payne in Ridgeland (Richland?), Miss., 13 October 2005 

Scope and Content

Running time: 1:19:56

Libby Savely, interviewed by Wendy Smith in Ingomar, Miss., 12 April 2006 

Scope and Content

Running time: 1:08:53

Luddie Williamson, interviewed by Andy Fox and Dionne Bailey in New Albany, Miss., 8 March 2006 

Scope and Content

Running time: 1:02:35

Betty Wilson, interviewer unspecified, location unspecified, circa 2006 

Scope and Content

Running time: 1:31:25

Partial transcript, Luddie Williamson interview 

Blank interview template 

African American History Since 1865 quiz