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Collections: Oral Histories

Oral History Collections

Adran Kantrowitz Performing Surgery

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The Archives and Modern Manuscript Program's (AMMP) Oral History Collections cover a broad range of topics, people and institutions from throughout the medical and health sciences. Chiefly from the 1960s to the present, the collections consist of interviews with physicians, scientists, government administrators, medical librarians, and health-business executives. AMMP is also the service home for the Food and Drug Administration and the Medical Library Association oral history programs.

Oral History Collections Online

Content is currently organized into seven collections and includes digitized transcripts plus any accompanying audio content when available. Users can browse content by title, interviewee name, and subject. Full-text searching is available across all sub-collections, within each sub-collection, and within individual transcripts.

Last Reviewed: April 23, 2021