Perryman, C C 1973-05-04

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C. C. Perryman discusses his background and early career, his 36 years as a professor of engineering graphics at Texas Tech, and two goodwill trips to Europe and the Soviet Union.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: C.C. Perryman

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 04, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information reviewed, Father’s farm described, Summarizes parents’ background, Education outlined, High school teaching career discussed, Joined faculty of Texas Tech in 1929, Salaries cut in 1932, Early campus remembered, Also taught at Littlefield High School.

Tape 1, Side 2: Years at Texas Tech discussed, Dr. John Granbury recalled as a radical, Cites effects of increase in library funds in 1937, Admired President Clifford B. Jones, World War II caused increased teaching load, Outstanding students listed, States opinion of Dr. William Whyburn, Opposed the Institute of Americanism, Academic freedom and Board firing of three, professors examined, Names textbooks he has co-authored, Established loan fund for engineering students, Comments on conflicts between "humanities" and "technical" faculties, Some faculty members began wanting more voice in the administration, Became Professor Emeritus in 1965 upon retirement, Trips to Europe and the Soviet Union in 1968 and 1969 discussed.

Range Dates: 1910s-1973

Bulk Dates: 1929-1969

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