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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Adele E.U. Edisen, March 23, 2009

Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County 2007

Corinne Saldana, March 21, 2009

Rudolf Richard Scheffrahn March 2003

Arleigh Templeton, October 14-16, 2003

Virginia Lee White, March 20, 2005

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Oral History Collection, 2003-2008



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Title: Oral History Collection
Dates: 2003-2008
Creator Abstract: This is the general oral history collection of University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, release forms, oral history recordings on audiocassette and interview transcripts.
Identification: MS 200
Extent: 1 linear feet (2 Boxes)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

This is the general oral history collection of University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, release forms, oral history recordings on audiocassette and interview transcripts.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Chester, Daniel.
Edisen, Adele E.U.
Hearne, Katherine.
Saldana, Corrinne.
Scheffrahn, Rudolf Richard.
Templeton, Arleigh B.
White, Virginia Lee.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination.
Oswald, Lee Harvey.
Organizations
Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc.
University of Texas at San Antonio--History.
Subjects
Birth control clinics--Texas.
College presidents--Texas.
Conspiracies--United States--History--20th century.
Emigration and immigration--History--20th century.
Mexican American women--Interviews.
Mexican Americans--Education.
Minority women--Health and hygiene--United States.
Women--School administrators--San Antonio (Tex.)
Women's health services--Texas, South.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States.
Locations
Berlin (Germany)--Social life and customs.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Hidalgo County (Tex.)
McAllen (Tex.)
New York (State)--New York.
Rastenburg (Germany)--History--20th century.
United States--Armed Forces--Women.
Genres/Formats
Oral histories.
Audiocassettes.
Correspondence.
Transcripts.
Local Subjects
Oral History Interviews
Mexican Americans
Women
UTSA History

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Related Material

  • Arleigh B. Templeton Papers, 1965-1990, UA 99.0001, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
  • Planned Parenthood of San Antonio and South Central Texas Records, 1896-2008, MS 83, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Oral History Collection, MS 200, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Processing Information

The collection has been encoded by Nikki Lynn Thomas, Manuscripts Curator. More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.

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Inventory of the Oral History Collection

 

Adele E.U. Edisen, March 23, 2009

Edisen is a neurophysiologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She has been involved in medical researching and teaching for several decades. In 1963, Edisen had interactions with Jose Rivera that led her to a different outcome regarding JFK's assassination than that which was reached by the Warren Commission.
Topics:experiences with Jose Rivera, JFK assassination, Lee Harvey Oswald.
Box
1 Administrative materials
Transcript
Read Transcript
Box
AV1 Audiocassette
[3 cassettes]

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Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County 2007

Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County operates health clinics in the cities of McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco. They provide family planning and sexual health care services for men and women. Daniel Chester is a medical doctor and has served on the Planned Parenthood of Hidalgo County Board. Kathryn Hearn was the Community Services Director at the time of the interview.
Topics: Birth control, abortion, reproductive rights
Box
1 Daniel Chester Transcript
Read Transcript
Kathryn Hearn Transcript
Read Transcript

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Corinne Saldana, March 21, 2009

Saldana grew up in San Antonio and was the first member of her extended family to earn a college degree. She became a math teacher and taugher for many years at Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in San Antonio's Northside Independent School District. Saldana served as principal from 2003 until her retirement in 2007.
Topics: Growing up in San Antonio, discrimination, education, teaching career
Box
1 Administrative materials
Transcript
Read Transcript
Box
AV1 Audiocassettes
[2 cassettes]

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Rudolf Richard Scheffrahn March 2003

Scheffrahn was born in East Prussia in May 1918 and spent his childhood in Rastenburg. He was drafted into the German Army at the onset of World War II and served from 1939-1945. After the war he and his wife immigrated to the US under the Displaced Person's Act. Scheffrahn worked as a watchmaker in California and moved to Boerne, Texas after retirement.
Topics: Life in Rastenberg, Germany, World War II, immigration
Box
1 Administrative materials
Transcript
Read Transcript

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Arleigh Templeton, October 14-16, 2003

Arleigh B. Templeton was the first President of the University of Texas at San Antonio. He served as President from 1970 through December 1972. Before coming to UTSA, he was President of Sam Houston State University, 1963-1970, and later served as President of the University of Texas at El Paso, retiring in 1980.
Source: Arleigh B. Templeton Papers, 1965-1990, UA 99.0001, Archives and Special Collections, University of Texas at San Antonio Library.
Topics
About UTSA: being the president, the establishment of the university, the establishment of the Library (and his work w/O'Neil Ford on the building), the controversy surrounding the placement of UTSA in northwest San Antonio, hiring faculty and administrators, his relationship with Tomas Rivera, Bicultural-bilingual studies, academic programs he initiated, why he left UTSA, criticisms of the administration of UTSA in 2003.
Other: School administration in public schools and Alvin Junior College, being the President of Sam Houston State University and UTEP, establishment of the library at Sam Houston State University, his relationship with the UT Board of Regents and Texas Legislature, the Good Government League (San Antonio, Tex.), Job Corps, being approached by UTEP and his work there, his management of school budgets.
Box
1 Administrative materials
Transcript
Read Transcript
Box
AV1 Audiocassettes

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Virginia Lee White, March 20, 2005

White was born in San Antonio and held civil service positions at several bases in Texas during World War II, including Camp Stanley and Camp Normoyle.
Topics: World War II, civil service work at bases in Texas
Box
1 Administrative materials
Transcript
Read Transcript
Box
AV1 Audiocassette
[1 cassette]

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