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Guide to Oral Histories in Medicine and the Health Sciences

Respository

Center for the History of Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation


Address

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, Kansas 66211


Telephone

(913) 906-6000 ext. 4420 or 4422
(800) 274-2237 ext. 4420 or 4422


Website URL

http://www.aafpfoundation.org/historycenter.xml


Contact Person

Donald J. Ivey, Manager
divey@aafp.org
(913) 906-6000 ext. 4420
Angela D. Curran, Manager Emeritus
chfm@aafp.org
(913) 906-6000 ext 4422


E-mail

chfm@aafp.org


Access and Services

Photocopying; duplication of photographs, videotapes and audiotapes available on order. Materials do not circulate. Appointments must be made in advance for offsite researchers. Reference services include searches and duplication orders.


Abstract

The oral history collections are comprised of (1) Interviews of or about past presidents of the American Academy of Family Physicians; (2) Interviews with past leaders and staff of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, American Board of Family Medicine, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine; (3) Interviews with early leaders in family medicine and individuals instrumental in the development of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine; and (4) Interviews involving early leaders of the American Academy of General Practice.


Quantity

Approximately 100 videotapes and 75 audiotape cassettes. Additional oral history projects are ongoing.


Collection Description

AAFP Past Presidents Series, 1947-1995; Videotapes documenting each president of the American Academy of General Practice/Family Physicians

Voices of Family Medicine Series, 1991-1992; Audiotapes and transcripts from leaders in family medicine and individuals involved in the development of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Family Medicine Oral History Series, 1982; Videotapes of early leaders of the American Academy of General Practice/Family Physicians, including presidents, members of the Board of Directors, and executive staff.

Family Medicine Leaders and Staff Series, 1996-2006; Audio taped and videotaped oral histories with past leaders and staff members of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, American Board of Family Medicine, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

INTERVIEWEES LIST


Material Type

Audio and video


Restrictions

None