Allen, James 1975-04-09

From SWC Oral History Collection
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Mr. James Allen discusses the development of fraternity and sorority organizations at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James Allen

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: April 9, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Greek letter social fraternities, Board of Directors' decision (1924), Impression of Texas Tech (1927), Strong emphasis on textiles, Economical, Local social clubs, Need for social expression, Mrs. Curry Holden, Fraternities and sororities, Community support, Selection, Dean of Men (1937), Men's Interclub Council, Policies set, Inquiries from national organizations, Changing attitude of administration, Growth, Approval, Image change, Transition, Housing restrictions, Expanding Residence halls, Expanding campus for lodges

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1924-1975

Bulk Dates: 1924-1937

Access Information

Original Recording Format:

Recording Format Notes:


Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.