Roy White Interview, 1998

Collection Overview

Title: Roy White Interview, 1998

Record Series: MsC-57

Record Group:


Creator: White, Roy and Sarah Stubbe

Date: 1998

Extent: 1 box (0.21 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Technical Access: The recordings are on obsolete technology. However, transcriptions are present here.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Sarah Stubbe, a student of Professor John Baskerville in the Department of History at the University of Northern Iowa, produced and collected this material as part of a class project in 1998. Ms. Stubbe then gave the collection to UNI Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of audio tape recordings, a transcription of the tape recordings, and an interpretive biographical essay on Roy White (1907-unknown).  Mr. White was a jazz and gospel musician, born in Buxton, Iowa, and living in Perry, Iowa, at the time of the recording.  


Box 1

Folder 1: Audio tapes

Folder 2: Transcription of interview with Roy White

Folder 3: Interpretative essay on Roy White by Sarah Stubbe

Processing Information

Collection processed by by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, October 8, 2001; updated, April 7, 2014 (GP). Last updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Liner feet count updated on August 7, 2017.