Holden Hall Dedication 1972-07-09

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This is a recording of the dedication ceremony, July 9, 1972, at which the old Museum at Texas Tech University was re-named Holden Hall in honor of Dr. William Curry Holden.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Holden Hall Dedication

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Date: July 9, 1972

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Dedication speeches

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Opening speech by Bob Nash master of ceremonies, Speech by Dr. Grover E. Murray president of Texas Tech University, Bill Collins member of the Texas Tech Board of Regents speaks, Reading of the proclamation of the Tech Board of Regents renaming the old Museum building Holden Hall in honor of Dr. Curry Holden, Response by Dr. Holden, Construction of Holden Hall recalled, Cites Dr. C. J. Wagner’s efforts, "March on Austin" explained, "Give a Brick" campaign reviewed, Speech by Dr. S. M. (Mac) Kennedy Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Reading of the resolution of the Texas House of Representatives commending Dr. and Mrs. Holden, Speech by artist Peter Hurd, Unveiling of bust of Dr. Holden, Speech by Mamie (Mrs. D.) Burns, Thanks for contributions for a bust of Dr. Holden, Concluding speech by Bob Nash, Presentation of bricks to Dr. Holden.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1972

Bulk Dates: 1972

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