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CSHL Meetings and Courses Symposia Oral History Interviews

Identifier: MCOH

Scope and Contents

CSHL Meetings and Courses Symposia Oral History Interviews contain interviews conducted with 337 scientists within the fields of molecular biology, genetics, and the life sciences, between 2004 and 2018. The interviewees provide first-hand accounts of their experiences in the fields of modern biology as neuroscience, cancer, genetics, plant genetics, genomics, biotechnology and others. The collection contains video recordings. The collection is organized by year of the interviews. Different people conducted the oral history interviews each year and their names are listed with each interiewee. The collection is comprised of DVDs and digital mp4 files.


  • Creation: 2004 - 2018


Conditions Governing Access

Materials in this collection are open unless they are marked as restricted. Restrictions are noted in the container list. See Archivist for details. Access is given by appointment only.

Conditions Governing Use

Videos in this collection are released under the CC0 1.0 license.

Metadata content of this collection, created by CSHL Library & Archives, is released under the CC BY-NC license.


337 objects

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Existence and Location of Copies

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available to view via CSHL Archives' Oral History Website, as well as in person at CSHL Archives.

Description rules
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Council on Library and Information Resources, Recordings at Risk Grant, 2021. Tapes in this collection have been digitized and are available for research in person at CSHL Archives with the support of this grant.

Repository Details

Part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives Repository

Library & Archives
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Rd
Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724 USA