Harvard (and Radcliffe) History Alumni Project
Harvard Professor Zach Nowak is looking for Harvard and Radcliffe alumni/ae who had a concentration, joint, or secondary in History to take part in an oral history project.
Next semester he’ll be teaching his course on the history of Harvard College, HIST 1636: Intro to Harvard History. While there are excellent first-hand narratives of college life in the 1800s, there are very few diaries and letters from students after the 1950s. As part of the course requirements, his current Harvard College students will record an oral history with an alum, transcribe it, and deposit a copy printed on archival cotton paper in the Harvard University Archives. This will give them a much better history of the last seventy years of our institutions (both Harvard and Radcliffe) and get more voices into the Archives. Recent graduates are also welcome. We expect the time commitment to be no more than two hours and you can review the transcription before it is deposited.
1:00PM Mon 14 Dec 2020 - 11:59PM Sun 31 Jan 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )
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