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“UMass Dartmouth 1960-2006: trials and triumph ” oral history project interviews and research files

Identifier: URC-076

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of audio and accompanying documentation for oral history interviews conducted with alumni, students, faculty, staff, trustees and administrators of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth since 1960. Interviews were conducted by the project director, Fred V. Gifun, and a graduate assistant. The original interviews are available as digital files, by request only, at this time. File folders contain release forms for participation in the UMD at 40 project, and curricula vitae for selected subjects. Selected interviews have been transcribed.


  • 2004 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

unrestricted. Project was sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth Chancellor’s office.

Biographical / Historical

Interviews conducted as research for the publication UMass Dartmouth, 1960-2006: Trials and Triumph, by Fred V. Gifun, 2006.


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12.4 Gigabytes (90 electronic audio files)

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Physical Location

Archives and Special Collections, Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, N. Dartmouth, MA 02648. Telephone 508- 999-8686.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The digital audio interviews were transferred by Fred V. Gifun, project director, acc. # 11-04, and the research files by Fred Gifun and Debra Smook in acc. # 08-17 in June 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Judy Farrar, October 2012.

“UMass Dartmouth 1960-2006: trials and triumph ” oral history project interviews and research files“
Judy Farrar
October 2012
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Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA