Tobacco History Symposium Oral History Interviews

March 27, 1974
Oral History #OH0018
Tobacco History Symposium
Physical description
0.03 Cubic Feet, 6 audiocasette, 6 hours
Preferred Citation
Tobacco History Symposium Oral History Interviews (#OH0018), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

The Institute for Historical Research in Tobacco at East Carolina University sponsored annual symposiums on the history of tobacco during 1973, 1974, and 1975. Among the noted tobacco historians from throughout the nation who participated were Nannie May Tilley, Robert F. Durden, G. Melvin Herndon, Orman E. Street, B. G. Andrews, and Joseph C. Robert.

Scope and arrangement

Sessions for 1974 on "Tobacco's Impact Upon Towns and Town Life in North Carolina" and for 1975 on "The Tobacco Export Trade and Its Impact Upon the North Carolina Area" were recorded.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Tobacco History Symposium

Processing information

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Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note


Key terms
Agriculture--Economic aspects--North Carolina
Tobacco industry--North Carolina
Tobacco industry--United States