Connor, Seymour V 1989-02-25

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Dr. Connor discusses his educational background and the history of the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Seymour V. Connor

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Date: February 25, 1989

Location: Telephone Interview

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Early experiences, Worked at Panhandle Museum, Graduated from University of Texas in 1952, Discusses scarcity of jobs, Canyon, Texas, Unbeknownst to him hired to get rid of director, Discussion of job responsibilities, Impression of archives, State of Texas archives, Received job offer to work for state, Discusses salary, Texas Tech University, Came to Tech in 1955, Anticipated teaching part-time

Tape 1, Side 2: Southwest Collection, Enjoyed Lubbock, North wing Holden Hall housed collection, Influence of Panhandle Museum on Southwest Collection, Discussion of Hailey Evetts, Current Symposium, Discussion of upcoming events, Personal conversation

Range Dates: 1950-1989

Bulk Dates: 1950-1960

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