Oral history and a transcript for an interview with Edward Kravitz, Perspectives of Change

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Title

Oral history and a transcript for an interview with Edward Kravitz, Perspectives of Change

Subject

Harvard Medical School
Civil rights
Affirmative action programs in education
Oral histories
Transcripts
Sound recordings

Description

Oral history interview between oral historian Joan Ilacqua and Dr. Edward Kravitz, George Packer Berry Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. Taken 26 February 2015 at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts as part of Perspectives of Change, formerly Equal Access: Oral Histories of Diversity and Inclusion at Harvard Medical School. Topics include the creation of the first neurobiology department in the world at Harvard Medical School, establishing an affirmative action program at Harvard Medical School, and activism and equality. [Click here to go to full transcript.]

Creator

Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) (repository)
Perspectives of Change: The Story of Civil Rights, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access to Education at HMS and HSDM

Date

1968-05-01

Date Created

2015 February 26

Contributor

Ilacqua, Joan (interviewer)
Kravitz, Edward (interviewee)

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Format

video

Extent

1 oral history (1 recording, 640MB) and transcript (31 pages)

Medium

Digital video format

Language

English

Type

sound

Identifier

https://vimeo.com/134850340

Provenance

Interview undertaken as part of Perspectives of Change: The Story of Civil Rights, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access to Education at HMS and HSDM, formerly the Equal Access Oral History Project

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Joan Ilacqua

Interviewee

Edward Kravitz

Location

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

Original Format

Digital video format

Duration

00:55:05

Bit Rate/Frequency

125 Kbps

Files

Kravitz.Furshpan.Potter[1].jpg
Kravitz_LecturingClass[1].jpg
Center for the History of Medicine Oral History Interview with Edward Kravitz 26 February 2015.pdf

Citation

Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) (repository) and Perspectives of Change: The Story of Civil Rights, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access to Education at HMS and HSDM, “Oral history and a transcript for an interview with Edward Kravitz, Perspectives of Change,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 27, 2020, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17332.

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  1. Kravitz.Furshpan.Potter[1].jpg
  2. Kravitz_LecturingClass[1].jpg
  3. Center for the History of Medicine Oral History Interview with Edward Kravitz 26 February 2015.pdf