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An Interview with Sydney Brown from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the fouth in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Maryland Room, the reading room for Special Collections at the University of Maryland.  For other featured posts, see this page.  Sidney Brown (1925-2010), Professor of East Asian […]

An Interview with Eleanor Hadley : From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the third in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured oral histories, see this page.  Today, July 17, is Eleanor Hadley‘s birthday! Hadley was born in Seattle, Washington in […]

An Interview with Donald Keene : From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the second in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection.  For other featured posts, see this page.  Today (June 18) is Donald Keene‘s birthday! On May 14, 1982, Marlene Mayo, then […]

An Interview with Faubion Bowers: From the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the first in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are available online.  The remainder are available onsite in the Prange Collection. On July 22, 1982, Professor Marlene Mayo interviewed Faubion Bowers (January 29, 1917 – November 17, 1999) in the Bird Room […]