Oral History Interviews

Oral History Interviews


Saint Mary's University Oral History Interviews

The information contained in these interviews covers not only the diverse history of Saint Mary's, but is also a snapshot of life in Halifax over the last sixty-plus years and a broad examination of the changes in academia.

In 1993 a group of faculty began the task of documenting the University's rich history with the creation of the Summer Research Interview project. 53 former and current students, faculty, and staff were interviewed about their time at the school. When the University began its 200th anniversary celebrations in 2002 a new set of interviews were undertaken, with more happening in 2003. Another set of interviews researching Saint Mary's transformation from an all-male Catholic college to a secular and coeducational institution in the late 1960s and early 1970s was conducted between 2011 and 2013.

Many of these interviews have been digitized and transcribed. You can browse through the selections by selecting "Titles" or "Subjects" in the Browse feature at the top of this screen; or enter your query into the search box above.

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