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Subseries 6. Abstract and Index Project, 1981-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

The Abstract and Index Project was undertaken to in order to make to the recorded interviews searchable. The NCJW's goal was to create a polished, completed collection of interview abstracts and indices to complement their oral history interviews. The result of the abstract and index project was the creation of the guide to the collection, Pittsburgh and Beyond: The Experience of the Jewish Community. This subseries dates from 1981 to 2000 and is arranged chronologically.


Box 116
Folder 6 Profile of Interview Respondent Categories, 1975-1982
Folder 7 How to Index: Notes, 1982-1983
Folder 8 Oral History Interviews Index Project Proposal to University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Science, 1984
Folder 9 Oral History Index Project Materials, 1984-1989
Folder 10 University of Pittsburgh School of Information Course "Oral History Collections: An Approach to their Approach," 1989
Folder 11 Abstract and Index Project Funding, 1989-1992
Folder 12 Inventory of Oral History Interview Tapes and Condition, 1989, undated
Folder 13 Abstract and Index Project PHMC and NEA Grant Applications and Correspondence, 1990-1991
Folder 14 Application for Federal Assistance, 1990-1991
Folder 15 Oral History Abstract and Index Directory Computer and Software Options, 1991
Folder 16 Abstract and Index Project School of Information Science Internship, 1991
Folder 17 Drafts of Subject Index with Editorial Mark-ups, 1991
Folder 18 Overview and Evaluation Report of Software, 1992
Folder 19 Abstracting and Indexing Forms, 1994
Folder 20 Abstracting Guidelines, 1994-1995
Folder 21 Meeting Notes with Carnegie-Mellon University regarding Abstract and Index Project, 1994-1995
Folder 22 How to Abstract and Index, 1997
Folder 23 Abstract Notes, 1997
Folder 24 "Indexing and Abstracting for the NCJW Pittsburgh Section Oral History Project." Clipping from Bibliofile, December 3, 1997
Folder 25 Status Reports from Betty Berger on writing Abstracts, 1998-2003
Folder 26 Oral History Interviews Abstracts Addendums, 2006
Folder 27 Interview Transcriptions of Leon Falk, Jr., Katharine Falk, and John Wolf, Sr., 2000
Folder 28 Worksheet on Interview Abstract and Index Status, 2000
Folder 29 Abstracting and Indexing Methodology and Use, 2001
Folder 30 Pittsburgh and Beyond: The Experience of the Jewish Community Draft, 2002
Folder 31 "Making an Index," undated
Folder 32 Spreadsheet of Interview Subjects, undated