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Finding Aid for the Barnard Observatory Oral History Collection (MUM00520)

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Finding Aid for the Barnard Observatory Oral History Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00520/
Title: Barnard Observatory Oral History Collection
Dates: 4 October 1978
Collector: University of Mississippi
Physical Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00520
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The collection contains sound recordings of an oral history of the Barnard Observatory at the University of Mississippi.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, May 2012.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Technical Requirements

Recordings on 7" magnetic tape are unable to be played. Please use cassettes.


Subject Terms

University of Mississippi -- History


Formats

magnetic tapes
audiocassettes


Historical Note

Built between 1857 and 1859, Barnard Observatory is named for former University of Mississippi chancellor F.A.P. Barnard. Today it houses the Center for the Study of Southern Culture.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains sound recordings of an oral history of the Barnard Observatory at the University of Mississippi.


User Information

Preferred Citation

Barnard Observatory Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Barnard Observatory Oral History Collection is open for research.

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.


Related Material

Resources at the University of Mississippi

F.A.P. Barnard Collection (MUM00519), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library


Container List

Folder 1.1 “Oral History of the University Observatory” (informational handwritten document), 4 October 1978
Reels 1-2 “Oral History Recording University of Mississippi Observatory” original recordings, 4 October 1978
Scope: Two 7" magnetic tape reels
Cassettes 1-2 “Oral History Recording University of Mississippi Observatory” cassette copies, undated
Scope: Two cassette tapes (copies of 7" magnetic tapes)

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