Aycock, Wendell 2016-04-04
This interview features Wendell Aycock, who discusses his great-grandfather J.W. Murray and the life he led after the Civil War. Aycock also describes his time at Texas Tech University and provides details into the tenure controversy that hit Texas Tech in the 1980’s, and his time teaching English Literature abroad.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Wendell Aycock
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: April 04, 2016
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: David Marshall
Wendell’s great-grandfather during the Civil War; Great-grandfather’s ranch, post-Civil War; The 1887 Murray newspaper and Crosby County history; The Murray bible; Wendell’s great-grandfather’s cowboy days; Discussing old newspapers that Wendell had collected; The AAUP and the tenure controversy at Texas Tech; Harrigan coming in and cleaning up the tenure issue; Fulbright’s he received and teaching abroad
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in Reading Room
Transcript: Transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/362056
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