Pennington, Marshall 1974-12-18

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Marshall Pennington discusses his background and connections with Texas Western College (now University of Texas—El Paso) and Texas Tech University, where he served as comptroller.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Marshall Pennington

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 18, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Georgetown, Texas, Family background, Born (1912), Education, Georgetown, University of Texas, Athletics, Coaches, Coaching, Sun Bowl (1935), Border Conference, Military service (1944), Texas Western College (now UTEP), Business manager, Name change, Rapid growth after World War II, Veteran housing, Texas Tech, Dr. Dossie M. Wiggins, Comptroller, First impression (1949), Ad valorum tax for college building.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1912-1974

Bulk Dates: 1912-1949

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