Allen, James 1983-01-13

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James G. Allen, former Dean of Students at Texas Tech University, discusses his involvement with the development of the Student Union Building (presently the University Center).

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James G. Allen

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Date: January 13, 1983

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Cindy Martin

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: James G. Allen, Student Union Building, Development, Original buildings, World War II buildings, Refurbishment, The Recreation Hall, Purpose, Student Union Fee, First unit (1953), Uses, Additions, Research tour (1957), Courtyard concept, Original concept, Program development, Student wants, The "Rec" Hall (again), Activities, Food, Students' singing, Dances, Picture shows, Students' responses

Tape 1, Side 2: Student Union Building (continued), Original Buildings (continued), Permanent temporary buildings, Allen (again), Sense of fulfillment, Students, Need for well-rounded development, Ruper Ballard, Student Union (again), Building process

Range Dates: 1953-1983

Bulk Dates: 1953-1957

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