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Bernard LaFayette Oral History Project

Administrative Information

Acquisition:The tapes and index were transferred to the URI Special Collections Unit by James Findlay in 2004. The index was revised by Findlay in 2006 from the written transcripts.
Custodial history:The tapes and index were kept by Prof. James Findlay, (Emeritus History), until transfer. The transcripts were produced as a separate project and incorporated into the collection in 2006.
Processing information:The collection was processed by format of the physical material. Data was migrated as follows: The oral history interviews were converted to wmv files which are linked in this finding aid and the card index was transfered into an Excel spreadsheet. Transcripts were produced in MS Word and converted to PDF. The transcripts were also printed in hard copy.
Author:Finding aid prepared by Sarina R. Wyant.
Encoding:Finding aid encoded by Sarina R. Wyant on 2008 June 27, updated by Hailie D. Posey on 2009 September 16
Descriptive rules:Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)