University of Delaware Women's Studies oral history collection


Creator: University of Delaware. Department of Women and Gender Studies
Date(s): 2011-2013
Call Number: MSS 0664
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This collection consists of oral history interviews with faculty from the University of Delaware Department of Women and Gender Studies, conducted as part of the 2011 "Women at the Center" project. The interviews, mainly conducted by Professor Marie Laberge of the Women and Gender Studies Department, discuss various topics relating to the creation and development of the Women's Studies program at the University of Delaware as well as the personal experiences of each interviewee. The collection also features interviews with students from the 2012 graduating class of Women's Studies who were in Professor Laberge's Spring 2012 semester Senior Capstone class and additional interviews conducted by Professor Laberge in 2014. Each interview is accompanied by a tape log, which summarizes the topics discussed by the participants.
Physical Description:
  • 31.6 gigabytes (25 interviews in mp4 formats)
  • 1.2 megabytes (25 tape logs in PDF formats)
Source: Gift of Marie Laberge, 2013. Additional gift from Marie Laberge, June 2018.
Processing: Processed and encoded by E. Evan Echols, September 2013. Additional processing by Danielle Emerling, Tammi Kim and John Caldwell. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Alternative Format: Access to streaming video of the oral histories and PDFs of the transcripts is available by following the links in the finding aid below. These digitized files are housed in the University of Delaware Institutional Repository

An 18 minute, 46 second video consisting of edited interviews from the Women at the Center project is available on YouTube