Shine, Henry 2018-11-09

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This interview features Dr. Henry Shine as he discusses his life and background. In this interview, Shine explains how he got started in chemistry and how he got into college, and then moves through getting a job at Tech and working at Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Henry Shine

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: November 9, 2018

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 01:39:24 (1 hour 39 minutes)


Introduction and family background; Getting into university; What Shine enjoyed about chemistry; Job at the United States Rubber Company,;meeting his wife, and Texas Tech job; Hired as an assistant professor; Joe Dennis; Wife’s health, Grover Murray/Joe Dennis clash, AAUP issues; Starting his chemistry class at Tech from scratch; William Craig; Being a member of the Questers, E.N. Jones 22; The Texas Tech Faculty Senate; Horn Professors; How the Horn Professorship has grown

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in reading room

Transcript: Transcript available online

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