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Bette Weidman Oral History

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Identifier: QMP-0010
In this interview, Dr. Bette Weidman discusses the start and development of her career as an English professor at Queens College. She also muses about how her interest in Queens College oral histories began, and the appeal of the genre as “a community of scholars conversing.”

Dates

  • 2019-10-10

Creator

Access

This oral history is open for research. Media files and transcript can be viewed and/or requested through the Queens Memory Project on Aviary: https://queenslibrary.aviaryplatform.com/collections/150/collection_resources/17706. For help using the site, contact QC.Archives@qc.cuny.edu.

Conditions Governing Use

Interview shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Users are free to share or adapt the material for non-commercial purposes, as long as they meet the terms of the license. See license details at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.

Extent

1 Digital Files ; Duration: 01:19:39

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Bette Weidman is Professor Emeritus at the Department of English of Queens College. She began training and working on oral histories in the seventies, and conducted many oral history projects in Queens College from the eighties and onwards.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to Queens College and Queens Public Library by Bette Weidman and Dean Savage in October, 2019.

Related Materials

Some of the oral history projects conducted by Dr. Bette Weidman are collected and documented in the collection entitled the Bette Weidman Oral History Papers.

Processing Information

Oral history conducted as part of the Queens Memory Project (http://queensmemory.org), a collaborative program of the Queens Public Library and Queens College to collect stories, images, and other evidence of life in the borough of Queens.

Creator

Title
Bette Weidman Oral History
Author
Patricia Reguyal
Date
June 2020
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Queens College (New York, N.Y.) Department of Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Queens College Libraries, CUNY
Benjamin Rosenthal Library RO317
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing 11367 USA us