History of Medicine
Guide to Oral Histories in Medicine and the Health Sciences
Department of Special Collections
Iowa State University
403 Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
We provide reference and photocopying services.
Our oral history collections focus on women in science and the history of Iowa State University.
Approximately 130 interviews. Additional interviews are being added occasionally.
Women in chemistry oral history project: Approximately, 55 interviews, with 8 relating specifically to biochemistry and/or medicine. Iowa State University oral history collection: Approximately 75 interviews, with 4-6 focusing on individuals in veterinary medicine. Resources are being added occasionally.
There may be individual interview restrictions, but they are uncommon.
Most interviews have transcripts. Some portions are available on the web, but most are not.