Potokova, Nina 1979-12-05

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Nina Potokova, a professor of American and Texas history at Grozny, in the then-USSR, discusses the debate over the annexation of Texas and her research at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Nina Potokova

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 05, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Westerners

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction by David Murrah, Nina Potokova [speaker], Grozny, USSR, Description of the region, University responsibilities, Research, Texas history, Sources, Stay at Texas Tech, Research (again), Role of Missouri Compromise (1820) on Texas settlement, Expansionism, Annexation, Sectional interference, Republic, U. S. debates, Comparison of Russian Cossacks to Texas settlers, Poem, Closing by David Murrah.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1800-1979

Bulk Dates: 1820-1850

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