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(Re)Presenting a Half Century: Oral History of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences (Mss. Gr. 124)

University of Rhode Island, University Archives and Special Collections

15 Lippitt Road
Kingston, RI 02881-2011
Tel: 401-874-4632

email: archives@etal.uri.edu

Historical Information

The tapes are source material for a documentary, "(Re)Presenting a Half Century", that was shown contemporaneous to the "(Re)Presenting a Half Century" Exhibition in the Fine Arts Center to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The interviews were conducted on August 18th and 19th, 1998 by Judith Tolnick with U.R.I. Professors James Findlay and Stephen Wood. Tolnick, Coordinator, Fine Arts Center Galleries, wrote and researched all accompanying literature for the exhibiton as director of the project. Mary Conlon served as director and editor of the documentary.