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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

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.


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
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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