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Historical Objects


Oral Histories

This is a brief guide to finding and using digital facsimiles of historical objects oriented toward Boston College students, faculty, and staff.

Approaching Oral Histories

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"Simply put, oral history collects spoken memories and personal commentaries of historical significance through recorded interviews." Donald A. Ritchie, Doing Oral History, 1995

For information on the Oral History Association, visit their webpage.

Sources by Subject or Place

    For oral histories from the U.S., see the U.S. Oral Histories page.

    Journals on Oral History



    Holocaust and Genocide

    Latin America

    MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

    For additional help

    For additional recommendations, contact your subject liaison (Dr. Bee Lehman) at or schedule an appointment with them.