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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Huntley, Kennes C., 1932-. Oral History Interview, 2007

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Huntley, Kennes C., 1932-. Oral History Interview, 2007.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1736

Huntley, Kennes C., 1932-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1736. 1 folder, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Kennes C. Huntley 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 Huntley and Marsha Danielson in January 2007. Huntley talks about his family, his experiences 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:

Kennes C. Huntley was born April 9, 1932 in Toeterville, Iowa. He graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1950 and was in the Air Force from 1951-1955 during the Korean conflict. He worked in construction for one year before he started college at Austin Junior College (Minnesota) at 24 years old on the G.I. Bill and while working part-time. After two years he went onto Mankato State College to study business and business administration, during which he at one time lived and worked in the Blue Earth County poor farm/Oak Grove poor farm. He eventually received a master’s degree from Mankato State College and a Ph.D. in business administration from University of Iowa at Iowa City. He was a faculty member at Minnesota State University in the Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate. Huntley married Mary Ione Hesla in 1962 and has two children who are both alums of Mankato State University.


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:

Huntley, Kennes C., 1932-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1736, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Kennes C. Huntley donated this collection on January 17, 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:

Huntley, Kennes C., 1932-, interviewee.
Huntley, Kennes C., 1932---Interviews.
Danielson, Marsha, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1736



Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 2007



Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 2007



Biographical information and interview outline, 2007