Initial Contact Letter

Date ____________

Dear ____________________________ (narrator)

I am writing to you on behalf of the ________________________ (project sponsor) about the ______________________ oral history project. Through this project, we hope to collect information about ___________________ (project purpose).

I would like to talk to you about being a part of this project. All interview information will be kept at the ______________________ (repository).

One of our project members will call on you soon to talk about this with you and to ask your permission to be interviewed.

Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

Project Coordinator


_____________ Oral History Project