Seattle University Oral History Recordings, 2003 June-December  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Seattle University
Title
Seattle University Oral History Recordings
Dates
2003 June-December (inclusive)
Quantity
71 audio cassettes
Collection Number
Mss 003 (collection)
Summary
A collection of interviews with prominent women associated with Seattle University as part of an oral history project titled Celebrating 70 Years of Women at Seattle University, 1933-2003
Repository
Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Special Collections
Special Collections
Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA
98122-1090
Telephone: 206-296-6209
Fax: 206-296-6224
speccoll@seattleu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Languages
English.
Sponsor
Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The interviews were funded by a grant from the Seattle University Endowed Mission Fund.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The oral history project and selected interviews were the feature cover story in the Fall 2004 issue of Seattle University Magazine (pp. 18-23), Making HERstory: The Maverick Women Who Shaped Seattle University

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

A collection of interviews with prominent women associated with Seattle University as part of an oral history titled "Celebrating 70 Years of Women at Seattle University, 1933-2003." The interviews were recorded June 12-December 19, 2003 by Janet Bishop. The twenty-one participants include alumnae from the class of 1937 to the class of 2003, three deans, two librarians, a vice president, an associate provost, a registrar, an alumna daughter of a faculty member, a faculty wife, and eight professors. A notable Seattle University alumna is Peggy Joan Maxie, the first African-American woman elected to the Washington State Legislature. The complete list of interviewees includes: Hamida Bosmajian, Theresa Earenfight, Patrick Howell SJ, Margaret Hudson, Jeanette Hulburt, Dolly Ito, Loretta Jancoski, Mary Alice Lee, Mary Anne Madsen, Peggy Joan Maxie, Becky McNamara, Toni Murdock, Virginia Parks, Jane Peterson, Jane Prouty Eliott, Sister Christopher Querin FCSP, Mary Ridge, Eileen Ridgeway, Mary Linden Sepulveda, Juliana Tadie, and Sister Rosaleen Trainor FCSP.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

Partially edited transcripts are available on request. Master and service copies available for most interviews.

Preferred Citation

Seattle University Oral History Recordings, Special Collections, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Seattle University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African American women--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Seattle University--Faculty--Interviews
  • Seattle University--History--20th century
  • Seattle University--Interviews
  • Seattle University--Officials and employees--Interviews
  • Women deans (Education)--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Women educators--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Women legislators--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Women librarians--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Women--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Audiocassettes
  • Interviews
  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • Transcripts