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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Pilgrim, Dean D. Oral History Interview, 17 October and 8 November 1986.
MSU Archives Collection 1484
Pilgrim, Dean D. Oral History Interview, 17 October and 8 November 1986. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1484. 1 folder and 3 audiocassettes.
The Dean Pilgrim collection consists of three audiocassettes and the transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Pilgrim and Jan Loft during the autumn of 1986. In the interview, Pilgrim, a junior/senior high school science and media teacher and librarian at Buffalo Center, Iowa between 1953 and 1986, discussed his career, relationship with the school's administrators, students, and support staff. He concluded the interview with comments concerning trends in the media along with noting his unofficial role as a surrogate parent for various students.
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.
Pilgrim, Dean D. Oral History Interview, 17 October and 8 November 1986. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1484, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Dean D. Pilgrim donated this collection in October 1986.
Jan Loft transcribed the interview in November 1986. 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 Dean Pilgrim available elsewhere.
LCSH Subject Headings:
Pilgrim, Dean D., interviewee.
Pilgrim, Dean D.--Interviews.
Loft, Jan, interviewer.
Educational change--Iowa--Buffalo Center.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1484
Oral History Interview, Cassette I, 17 October 1986
Oral History Interview, Cassette II, 17 October 1986
Oral History Interview, Cassette III, 8 November 1986
Transcript, 17 October and 8 November 1986