Boggess, R Woodfin 1969

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R. Woodfin Boggess relates the history of his family and details events in his life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: R. Woodfin Boggess

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Date: 1969

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Relates family's Virginia background, Civil War anecdotes told, Cites origin of Baylor University, Confederate veteran's adjustments to post-war conditions, Move to Texas and parents' marriage recalled, 1877, Family members remembered, acquisition of Texas land mentioned, Reminiscences of family members, continued, "Raising a crop" was part of a child's education

Tape 1, Side 2: Recollections of early education, College education reviewed, Tells anecdote concerning student discipline at Virginia, Military Institute, Graduated from Baylor in 1914, Wife's emigrant family discussed, Lists Boggess children

Range Dates: 1877-1969

Bulk Dates: 1877-1914

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