Interview with Sara Holroyd, August 29, 2017

Project: Sara Holroyd Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Within this interview, Rene? Collins and Sara Holroyd discuss Holroyd's life and legacy. Holroyd was a key member of the University of Kentucky's Music Department, and later the School of Music. She discusses the role of music as an instrument of healing and how she incorporated this element during her career as a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital.

Holroyd also discusses the many students that have left an impression on her over the years and the impressions she hopes to have left on them. Throughout the interview, she acknowledges the challenges she faced in her life and career as a direct result of her gender. Nevertheless, Holroyd refused to allow this to stop her from pursuing her dreams in her career and personal life.

Interview Accession

2017oh558_sh016

Interviewee Name

Sara Holroyd

Interviewer Name

Reneé Collins

Interview Date

2017-08-29

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Holroyd, Sara Interview by Reneé Collins. 29 Aug. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Holroyd, S. (2017, August 29). Interview by R. Collins. Sara Holroyd Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Holroyd, Sara, interview by Reneé Collins. August 29, 2017, Sara Holroyd Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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