Welcome to Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
With more than 8,000 interviews in our archives, our team of student researchers, interns, volunteers, and staff are dedicated to gathering, preserving, and promoting living histories of individuals from all walks of life.
SPOHP is committed to engaging in the scholarly and educational life of the University of Florida and our state, as well as the broader world.
We work to:
- Make emerging collections accessible through written transcripts, digital archives, and podcasts
- Engage in active research projects
- Host public programs
- Teach the craft of oral history
- Build on the legacy of our founder, Dr. Samuel Proctor