Tag Archive | oral histories

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 […]

UMD Class Visit (HIST 483) – Spring 2017

On February 28, 2017, the Prange Collection welcomed a class of over 30 students from HIST483, “Modern Japan”, taught by Dr. C.R. Lilley of the UMD History Department. Yukako Tatsumi, the Curator of the Prange Collection, began the session with an overview of censorship conducted by the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD). She walked the students […]

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 […]

Reports from the Mayo Oral Histories Interns

The Prange Collection is currently processing the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories. Undergraduate student interns assist with this effort.  As part of the internship, the students are required to write a research paper.  Though the paper does not have to be related to the Occupation period, often the students are inspired by the Mayo Oral […]

UMD Class Visit (HIST 483) – Spring 2016

On April 19, 2016, the Prange Collection welcomed a class of over 30 students from HIST483, “Modern Japan”, taught by Dr. C.R. Lilley of the UMD History Department.  Yukako Tatsumi, the Curator of the Prange Collection, began the session with an overview of censorship conducted by the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD).  She walked the students […]