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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Boettcher, Brian E., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 2007

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Boettcher, Brian E., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 2007.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1730

Boettcher, Brian E., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1730. 1 folder, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Brian E. Boettcher collection consists of an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Boettcher and Marsha Danielson in January 2007. Boettcher attended Mankato State College for two years and graduated in 1962. In this interview, Boettcher talks about his family, his experience as a student at Mankato State College, and his experience as a faculty member at Minnesota State University.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Brian E. Boettcher was born June 13, 1940 in Austin, Minnesota. He graduated high school in Austin, attended Austin Community College for two years, transferred to Mankato State College, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1962. He married LaDonna Boettcher in 1973 and they had two sons, one of whom graduated from Minnesota State University. While at Mankato State College, Boettcher was involved in many student activities, including holding a leadership position at a fraternity. After graduation, Boettcher was a teacher for many years and eventually became a superintendent in school districts in MN and WI. Boettcher worked at Mankato State University as a professor in the College of Education beginning in 1988 and retired in 2003.


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:

Boettcher, Brian E., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1730, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Brian E. Boettcher donated this collection on January 9, 2007.

Processed By:

Mee Xiong processed this collection in September 2015.

Related Collections:

Visit the Tell Your MSU Story website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Boettcher, Brian E., 1940-, interviewee.
Boettcher, Brian E., 1940---Interviews.
Danielson, Marsha, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1730



Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 2007



Audio CD, 2007



Biographical information and interview outline, 2007