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Immigrant Oral History Project collection

Identifier: Y014

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection, the result of course projects undertaken by Georgia State University history students, contains oral history interviews conducted with individuals who moved to the United States from India, Laos, Liberia, South Korea, and the United Kingdom between 1950 and 1995. The students who conducted and donated the recordings were enrolled in History 112 and 113 classes taught by Ms. Chris Lutz between 1995 and 1997. Recordings and transcripts of the interviews are available for use in the Special Collections and Archives reading room.


  • Creation: 1995-1997

Conditions Governing Access

Access to some interviews restricted. See notes in Contents List for details.

Conditions Governing Use

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


0.42 Linear Feet (11 transcripts. 15 audio cassettes, 2 mico-cassettes, VHS)

Language of Materials



The Immigrant Oral History Collection consists of student-conducted oral histories produced as part of Chris Lutz's History classes between 1995-1997. The collection contains 11 oral histories.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Chris Lutz.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff. Electronic finding aid created by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr., Summer 2018.

Immigrant Oral Histories
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Hal Hansen
Summer 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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