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Search Our Collection

Explore the Baylor University oral history collection for topics of interest to you. Simply type your query in the search box, or click on Advanced Search to explore by various fields, including interviewee name, project title, abstract keyword, or LC subject heading.

Your search will show you the oral memoirs related to your topic. Memoirs consist of transcripts of one or more interviews with an individual interviewee. Clicking on the title of the oral memoir results in a display containing a transcript and a description of the interview or project content, as well as physical details of the memoir (length of recording; recording format; date(s) of interview(s); transcript page count). In some cases, indexes of the memoirs are available to help refine your search. Explore the box on the right of your screen for the items available within the memoir. You can also search the memoir for a specific word or phrase.

We appreciate your interest in our oral history collection. If you have questions or comments, please e-mail us at

Institute for Oral History
One Bear Place #97271
Waco, TX 76798