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Scope and Contents note

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Description of Series

Oral History: World War II service 2012

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Dr. Harold Hyman oral history interviews, 2012 MS 610



creator Interviewer (ivr) Davidson, Chandler
Title: Harold Hyman oral history interviews
Dates: February 10, 2012-April 18, 2012
Abstract The Harold Hyman oral history interviews is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Chandler Davidson, featuring audio recordings and a transcript of interviews with Dr. Harold Hyman on his experiences of service in the Marines during World War II.
Identification: MS 610
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft.
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Repository: Woodson Research Center

Biographical/Historical note

HYMAN, HAROLD M. (Harold Melvin), (1924-). Harold Hyman, the William P. Hobby Professor Emeritus of History at Rice University, taught at Rice from 1968 through 1997, and continued to teach graduate seminars at the university for some years. He specialized in legal and constitutional history, the Civil War and Reconstruction, urban, 19th century political and entrepreneurial history. His numerous publications include Era of the Oath: Northern Loyalty Tests during the Civil War and Reconstruction, for which he received the Albert J. Beveridge Award from the American Historical Association, and Oleander Odyssey: The Kempners of Galveston, TX, 1854-1980s, which was awarded the Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize for the Best Book on Texas History. Dr. Hyman was elected to the Society of American Historians in 1974, and named a Fulbright 40th Anniversary Distinguished Fellow in 1986. Other awards received by Dr. Hyman include the Sidney Hillman Foundation Prize in 1960, the Freedom Foundation Award in 1983, and the Allan Nevins-Douglas Southall Freeman Award of the Civil War Round Table in 1986 for distinguished relevant scholarship.

A native of Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Hyman served in the U. S. Marine Corps during World War II, during which time he was an aerial photographer-gunner in campaigns in the South Pacific. He was married to the late Ferne Hyman for 65 years, and has three children and nine grandchildren.

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Scope and Contents note

The Harold Hyman oral history interviews is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Chandler Davidson, featuring audio recordings and a transcript of interviews with Dr. Harold Hyman on his experiences of service in the Marines during World War II. The interviews were held on February 10, 2012 and April 18, 2012.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Harold Hyman oral history interviews must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Interviewee (ive) Hyman, Harold
Subjects
World War II

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Harold Hyman oral history interviews, 2012, MS 610, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

The Harold Hyman oral history interviews were received on April 23, 2013 from Dr. Chandler Davidson, Tsanoff Professor of Public Affairs Emeritus, who conducted the interviews with Dr. Hyman.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Oral History: World War II service 2012

Box Folder
1 1 CD of Harold Hyman oral history interviews 2012
2 Cassette tapes (2) of the Harold Hyman oral history interviews 2012
3 Transcript of the Harold Hyman oral history interviews 2012

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