Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories, 2004 *JMU Faculty Papers*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
Torisky, Danielle
Title:
Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories
Collection No.:
SdArch 36
Date:
2004
Extent:
8 folders, 8 audiocassettes, 1 cd, .5 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories, 2004, is comprised audio recordings, transcripts, and research notes related to seven interviews conducted by Danielle Torisky with individuals regarding their experiences with dining services at James Madison University.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [box #, folder #], Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories, 2004, SdArch 36, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University.

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Bio/Historical Note

Dr. Danielle Torisky is an Associate Professor in the Dietetics Program at James Madison University. In 2003 she was the recipient of a Burruss Grant, awarded by James Madison University Libraries to research the history of JMU's Dining Services from 1908-2004. Torisky conducted a series of interviews which contributed to the research paper, "History of Dining Services at JMU," published by Torisky in 2007. It was intended to support exhibits and other events in the celebration of the JMU Centennial in 2008.

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Scope and Content

Dining Services at JMU Oral Histories, 2004, is comprised audio recordings, transcripts, and research notes related to seven interviews Torisky conducted with individuals regarding their experiences with dining services at James Madison University. Narrators include the Campus Dietition, several JMU alumnae, the Director of Vending Services, the former Controller of Dining Services, and a faculty member of the Health Science Department. They recall various dining services facilities, including "D-Hall" and PC Dukes, experiences with vendors such as Aramark and Marriott, and memories of eating experiences on campus. The materials also include a digital copy of the research paper, "History of Dining Services at James Madison University," authored by Torisky in 2007.

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Arrangement

Interviews are arranged alphabetically by last name.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research within the Special Collections Reading Room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated by Danielle Torisky on October 9, 2007.

Processing Information

Interviews were recorded by Torisky on 4 audiocassettes, and subsequently, duplicate audiocassettes were made. In August of 2018, the audiocassettes were digitized (mp3 and wav files) by Digital Project Specialist, Kristin Mlodyna, of Carrier Library Innovation Spaces and Services.

Use Restrictions

Rights assessment is the responsibility of the researcher. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Torisky, Danielle M. "History of Dining Services at James Madison University," 2007.

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • oral histories (literary works)

Personal Name

  • Torisky, Danielle

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
History of Dining Services at James Madison University, Danielle M. Torsky, PhD, RD, Health Sciences Department, Dietetics Program, July 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA036-OP-001
JMU Dining Services Surveys, 2004
Michele Cavoto, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, November 15, 2004 box 1 folder 1
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 2
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-001
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-008
Jane Doe, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, August 23, 2005

The name of the narrator was changed by Torisky, at the request of the narrator.

box 1 folder 3
Leigh Ann and Melissa Hallowell, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, October 22, 2004
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 4
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-001
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-008
Dolly Lawson, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, September 15, 2004
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 5
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-002
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-006
Linda Leffel, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, June 8, 2004
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 6
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-002
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-006
Horace T. Moody, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, November 19, 2004
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 7
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-003
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-007
Maria T. (Terry) Wessel, interviewed by Danielle Torisky, August 23, 2005
Transcript and supporting documents box 1 folder 8
Original audiocassette Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-004
Preservation master Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA036-CS-005