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Guide to Oral Histories in Medicine and the Health Sciences


Special Collections Department/UNMC Archives
McGoogan Library of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center


986705 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-6705


(402) 559-7094

Fax number

(402) 559-5498

Website URL

Contact Person

John S. Schleicher, Assistant Professor and Head of Special Collections


Access and Services

Reference, photocopying of transcripts


Oral histories concerning the history of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, University Hospital, and the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and School of Nursing.


Two dozen individual interviews, consisting of two to three tapes each. Not currently adding interviews, with no plans to do so in the near future.

Collection Description

All interviews were conducted in 1979-1980, in preparation for the centennial of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1981 (originally the Omaha Medical College). Interviews with college officials, administrators, faculty members, alumni. All are officials of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, administrators, faculty, alumni, etc. All interviews concern the history of the college of medicine, University Hospital, etc

Material Type

Audio tapes only.




Yes, transcripts are available for each interview--not available on the web