Tag Archive | Mayo

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 […]

Congratulations to the winners of the Library Award for Undergraduate Research!

Michelle Glazer, a Mayo J. Mayo Oral Histories Intern in the Prange Collection in Spring 2016, is one of the winners for this year’s Library Award for Undergraduate Research!  Sponsored by the University of Maryland Libraries, the Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research and Maryland’s iSchool, the award rewards excellent research projects by the UMD undergraduate students. Michelle’s research paper […]

Featured Publication: A Friend in Need: Esther B. Rhoads, Quakers, and Humanitarian Relief in Allied Occupied Japan, 1946–52 [U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal: Nov. 2016]

Professor Marlene J. Mayo, Associate Professor Emerita of the Department of History, University of Maryland, published an article in the U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal in November 2016.  The article title is “A Friend in Need: Esther B. Rhoads, Quakers, and Humanitarian Relief in Allied Occupied Japan, 1946–52.”  Esther B. Rhoads was assigned to be one of the representatives […]

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 […]

Select transcripts from the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories now available online

We have recently updated the webpage for the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories.  Now the transcripts for which the Prange Collection has permissions are available online. Simply click the PDF links under the lists of interviewee’s name, and you will be able to read the transcript, full-text. The audio of these interviews, as well as […]

Mayo Oral Histories Internship

The Prange Collection, in collaboration with the University of Maryland Department of History, established the Marlene J. Mayo Oral History Internship to process the 100 oral histories in the Mayo Collection.  The internship was first offered in Spring semester 2014.  Josef Danczuk, a UMD undergraduate double-majoring in History and Government & Politics, was the first […]