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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Higgs, Roger Lee, 1938-. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 24 November 1989.
MSU Archives Collection 1396



Higgs, Roger Lee, 1938-. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 24 November 1989. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1396. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.

Abstract:

The Roger Higgs collection contains an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Higgs and Julie L. Higgs during the fall of 1989. Roger Higgs began working as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1966. In the interview, he discussed changes in the role of the university teacher from 1966 to 1989. He noted changes in the institution's curriculum, along with modernization and internalization, and changes in the attitudes and ages of faculty members.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for the graduate level Educational Foundations course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Higgs, Roger Lee, 1938-. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 24 November 1989. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1396, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Roger Higgs donated this collection in October 1989.

Processed By:

MSU Archives staff processed this collection. Julie L. Higgs transcribed the interview in December 1989. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in October 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Roger L. Higgs available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Higgs, Roger Lee, 1938- interviewee.
Higgs, Roger Lee, 1938---Interviews.
Higgs, Julie L., interviewer.
University of Wisconsin--Platteville--Faculty--Interviews.
College teachers--Wisconsin--Interviews.
Educational change--Wisconsin--Platteville.
Educational innovations--Wisconsin--Platteville.
College teachers' unions--The Association of University of Wisconsin Faculty.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1396

Box

Folder

Oral History Interview, Cassette, 29 October and 24 November 1989

Cassette

 

Transcript, 29 October and 24 November 1989

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