Oral history interviews with Dorothy Graham Edson,
1993

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9571
Creators:
Edson, Dorothy Graham. interviewee
Dates:
1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 audiotapes (reference copies). audiotapes (originals)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
In 1993, William W. Moss, director, and Pamela M. Henson, historian, at Smithsonian Institution Archives conducted four interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson, who was writing a biography of her father using resources in Smithsonian Institution Archives. These interviews of Dorothy Graham Edson and reminiscences of family members and friends cover their family; youth; education in China; careers; David Crockett Graham's collecting interests; reminiscences of their parents, and the challenges of a missionary life abroad. The collection includes four interviews of Edson, three reminiscence sessions with the five Graham sisters, two reminiscence sessions with the sisters and friends I. McConnell, G. and W. McIntyre, and Betty Jean and Dick Barker, remiscences of Cesare Santucci, the Margaret Graham Memorial service and the music recording. The collection contains 19.5 hours of audio recordings, with 243 pages of transcript. Transcripts and cassette copies of the tapes are available, with the original recordings in security storage.
Parts of the collection are restricted. The Edson transcripts cannot be cited or reproduced without permission and the reminiscences tapes cannot be cited or quoted without permission of the participants.

Notes
Oral Histories

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9571, Edson, Dorothy Graham. interviewee, Oral history interviews with Dorothy Graham Edson
Use Restriction
Restricted.

Keywords
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Edson, Dorothy Graham Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graham, David Crockett Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graham, Alicia Morey Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moss, William W., 1935- interviewer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henson, Pamela M. interviewer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West China Border Research Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Chicago Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Art, Archeology, and Ethnology (I-pin, China) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Religion -- China Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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China -- Description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu