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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Gibbons, George P Oral History Interview, 30 October 1986

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Gibbons, George P. Oral History Interview, 30 October 1986.
MSU Archives Collection 1499

Gibbons, George P. Oral History Interview, 30 October 1986. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1499. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.


The George Gibbons collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Gibbons and Jean Benda during October 1986. In the interview, Gibbons discussed his twenty-nine year career as a social studies teacher in Jackson, Minnesota. He talked about his educational career and his goals as a teacher along with his observations concerning administrators, teacher organizations, the community, parental involvement, and his 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.

Collection Citation:

Gibbons, George P. Oral History Interview, 30 October 1986. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1499, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


George Gibbons donated this collection in October 1986.

Processed By:

Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in January 2003.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about George P. Gibbons available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Gibbons, George P., interviewee.
Gibbons, George P.--Interviews.
Benda, Jean, interviewer.
Educational change--Minnesota--Jackson.
Social science teachers--Minnesota--Interviews.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1499



Oral History Interview, Cassette, 30 October 1986



Transcript, 30 October 1986