Clewell, Evelyn 1973-06-06

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Evelyn Clewell discusses her 44-year association with Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Evelyn Clewell

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Date: June 6, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information given, Came to Texas Tech in 1929, First worked in the registrar's office, Dr. Paul Horn's philosophy of education explained, Comments on growth and strength of the various schools, Functions of the Registrar's office discussed, Mentions presence of Greek fraternities, John C. Granberry controversy recalled, Lists budget and salary changes in 1930s, World War II officer training on campus caused extra work in Registrar's office, Outlines operation of the program on campus

Tape 1, Side 2: Work at Texas Tech discussed further, Early registration system explained, Miss Mozelle Craddock characterized, Reviews Dr. William Whyburn's administration, Praises Lubbock's support of Tech, Marshall Pennington's contributions summarized, Examines dormitory building program, J. Roy Wells and his work evaluated, Marshall Pennington's work as Business Manager discussed further, Dr. E. N. Jones' administration recalled, J. Evetts Haley characterized, Comments on firing of three professors by the Board, Statement concerning name-change controversy, Dr. Grover Murray instituted increased involvement of faculty in policy-making, Functions of the Office of Institutional Research outlined

Tape 2, Side 1: Work at Texas Tech discussed further, Describes problems of assigning space, Foreign student enrollment has increased, Speculates on past and future growth of Texas Tech

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1929-1973

Bulk Dates: 1929-1973

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