Robinson, Edith Lucille

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Edith Robinson, former secretary to Texas Tech President Paul W. Horn, discusses the early history and developments of Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Edith Lucille Robinson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: Stephenville, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: First buildings, Statz, Sangent & Hedrick, architects, Spanish theme, W. H. Bledsoe, State Senator, Lubbock law firms (1923), Paul W. Horn, Texas Tech president, Compromise candidate, Education, Personal background, Board of Directors, Rivalries, Technical education, Liberal Arts education, Nepotism, Edith Robinson, Secretary to President (1923-1925), Texas Tech, Office locations, First faculty and staff, Recruiting, Dr. Leroy T. Patton, R. M. Chitwood, business manager, Dr. Ray, Miss Elizabeth West, librarian, James Marcus Gordon, Dean of Arts & Sciences, A. H. Leidigh, Dean of Agriculture, W. L. Stangel, John C. Granbury, Outspoken, Dismissal, Athletics, Eligibility rules, Coaches, ROTC, "The College That Is To Be" Brochure, Administration Building, President’s office, Reception area, First faculty, Miss Jonnie McCrery, J. N. Michie, William J. Miller, E. W. Camp, James H. Murdough, W. T. Reed, A. W. Evans, Mary Woodward Doak, Dean of Women, Construction delays, Secretary to President Bradford Knapp (1937-1946), Anecdotes.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1923-1946

Bulk Dates: 1923-1937

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