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Community Organizer Genealogy Project oral history interviews

Access & Use

Access to the collection: There are no restrictions on access with the exception of the raw footage of the oral history interviews recorded on the miniDV tapes which are restricted for 50 years, until 2060. The interviewees only gave permission for the edited version of the oral history recorded on the DVDs to be released to the public. The interview of Kelly Ford is restricted for 50 years as it only exists on the miniDV tape, there is no edited DVD for that interview. The collection can only be seen by prior appointment. Some materials may be stored off-site and cannot be produced on the same day on which they are requested.
Use of the materials: All researchers seeking to publish materials from the collections of the John Hay Library are requested to complete a Notice of Intent to Publish, prior to reproducing, quoting, or otherwise publishing any portion or extract from this collection. Although Brown University has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it does not claim literary rights. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the literary rights and to obtain any necessary permissions from them.
Preferred citation:Community Organizer Genealogy Project oral history interviews, Ms.2015.016, Brown University Library.
Contact information: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu