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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Roberts, Donovan L. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 19 November 1985.
MSU Archives Collection 1481
Roberts, Donovan L. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 19 November 1985. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1481. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.
The Donovan Roberts collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Roberts and Paul Drexler during the autumn of 1985. In the interview, Roberts, a math teacher at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, discussed the areas of continuity and change during his career from 1954 through 1985. Roberts talked about discipline, extra duties, a decline in parental involvement, and the goals of both teachers and administrators to improve the school and the classroom environments.
This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for a course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.
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.
Roberts, Donovan L. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 19 November 1985. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1481, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Donovan Roberts donated this collection in October 1985.
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in December 2002.
It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Donovan L. Roberts available elsewhere.
LCSH Subject Headings:
Roberts, Donovan L., interviewee.
Roberts, Donovan L.--Interviews.
Drexler, Paul J., interviewer.
Educational change--Minnesota--Inver Grove Heights--Simley High School.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1481
Oral History Interview, Cassette, 29 October and 19 November 1985
Transcript, 29 October and 19 November 1985