Allen B L 1975-04-30

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Dr. B. L. Allen discusses his teaching career at Texas Tech as a professor of Agronomy, concentrating on the soils team in competition.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: B. L. Allen

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Date: April 30, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Arnold

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Texas Tech (1942), Army service, Return to Texas Tech (1946), Michigan State University, Master of Science (1951), Doctorate in Agronomy, Teaching at Texas Tech (1959), Growth period at Texas Tech, Change in Agronomy building (1961), Soils team competition, Texas Tech's first entry, National competition, A "Pit", Soil Characteristics, States entered in regional competition, Achievements in national competition, TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO:Attributes of winning soils team, Philosophy on training, Picking "the team", Scoring, Success in soils competition, Graduate schools for Agronomy, Changes in Agronomy (1961-75), Conscious effort for improvement, Research, Graduates and undergraduates

Range Dates: 1946-1975

Bulk Dates: 1946-1975

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