Welcome to the Oral History Catalogue

This online catalogue encompasses all interviews currently deposited in the Claremont Graduate University Oral History Collection. All interview transcripts are available through the History Department at Claremont Graduate University and are filed both in the Oral History Office as well as in Special Collections at Honnold–Mudd Library.

To request an interview transcript

Please see the information below and note that some transcripts are not available for release.

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Oral History Catalogue
History Department
School of Arts and Humanities
Claremont Graduate University
121 East Tenth Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Email: oralhistory@cgu.edu

Featured Interview(s)

Ady, Merrill S. (b.1895)

China Missionaries Project: In this interview, he gives an account of his experiences in the area. Merrill describes the influence of Christianity in a revolutionary period in which the area became more urbanized, secularized, nationalized, and finally, communized. Merrill points out political and economic factors at work in this area of China during this period.

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Sinclair, Upton (1878-1968)

Comments about the writing of these novels: Manassas, The Jungle, The Brass Check, Oil!, Boston, The Metropolis, Sylvia, The Flivver King, the Lanny Budd Series. Discusses the muckrakers, the establishment of the Intercollegiate Socialistic Society, his relations with the Socialist Party, and the EPIC (End Poverty in California) campaign in 1934.

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