Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit

Oral Historv Agreement of Robert P. Watkins III


  1. In consideration of the recording and preservation of my oral history memoir by the Historical Society ofthe District of Columbia Circuit, WashingtonD.C., and its employees and agents (hereinafter, “the Society”), I, Robert P. Watkins Ill              , do hereby grant and convey to the Society and its successors and assigns all of my rights, title, and interest in the digital voice recordings and transcripts of my interviews as described in

Schedule A hereto, including literary rights and copyrights.  All copies ofthe digital voice recordings and transcripts are subject to the same restrictions herein provided.

  1. I understand that the Society may duplicate, edit, or publish in any form or format, including publication on the Internet and pennit the use of said digital voice recordings and transcripts in any manner that the Society considers appropriate, and I waive any claims I may have or acquire to any royalties from such use.
  2. I reserve for myself and to the executor of my estate only the non-exclusive right to use the digital voice recordings and transcripts and their content as a resource for any book, pamphlet, article or other Titing of which I or my executor may be the author or co-author.

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Oral History of Robert P. Watkins, Esq.

Schedule A

Tape recordings, digital recordings, transcripts, computer diskettes, and DVDs resulting from seven interviews of  Robert Watkins, Esq., on the following dates:


Interview No. and Date Number of files Pages of Transcript
February 5, 2019 1 1-26
March 5, 2019 1 27-46
May 9, 2019 1 47-70
June 19, 2019 1 71-90
July 26, 2019 1 91-115
August 21, 2019 1 116-128
September 19, 2019 1 129-143


The transcripts of the seven interviews are contained on one DVD.