TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Truman Presidential Oral History Collection

Microform Collection


How to search the collection


Location: Microfiche Cabinet 23, Drawer 7

Scope: This collection contains the transcripts of 389 interviews from the holdings of the Harry S. Truman Library which include recollections of Turman's presidency, politics, and personal life.  After President Truman left office in 1953, the organizers of the Harry S. Truman Library captured recollections of his life and times through interviews with hundreds of his political associates and advisers, family and friends. These collected transcripts add new detail on Truman's life that cannot be found elsewhere.

How to search the collection: Interviews are organized in alphabetical order by the name of the interviewee. There is an accompanying index entitled The Harry S Truman Oral Histories Collection (Microfiche Cabinet 23, Drawer 7 Index) which gives biographical summaries, connections with President Truman, and agencies and organizations with which the interviewees were associated. The biographical summaries include the date or range of dates on which the interview was conducted as well as a brief outline of highlights in the career of the interviewee.

The Harry S Truman Oral Histories Collection (Microfiche Cabinet 23, Drawer 7 Index)

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Presidents -- United States.
Oral history.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.

Time Period:  20th Century

Subject keywords: U. S. Politics

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