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Penn State Altoona oral history project

Identifier: 00002-Altoona

Scope and Contents

This project is to capture historical moments in Penn State Altoona's history through personal stories. Some interviews are very specific, concerning certain events, while other interviews can cover entire careers.


  • Creation: 2021

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Use

“Photocopies of original materials may be made available for research purposes at the discretion of the Robert E. Eiche Library. Photocopies or reproductions of original materials may be subject to fees as outlined by the Pennsylvania State University Libraries reproduction policies.

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Patrons seeking advice on the availability of unpublished materials for publication should consult relevant copyright law and laws of libel.”

Custodial History

Gale Biddle and Daniel Thacker interviewed Lori Bechtel-Wherry, C. David Kimmel, Lauren Jacobson, and Jared Frederick.

Processing Information

Gale Biddle and Daniel Thacker interviewed, wrote transcripts for Lori Bechtel-Wherry, C. David Kimmel, Lauren Jacobson, and Jared Frederick and created the finding aid.


7 Gigabytes


This collection seeks out past and current students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and other community members who have helped build Penn State Altoona.

Guide to the Penn State Altoona Oral History Project
Complied by Gale Biddle and Daniel Thacker
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Penn State Altoona Repository

Robert E. Eiche Library
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona PA 16601-3760