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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Colby, Cathy, 1959-. Oral History Interview, 2008.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Colby, Cathy, 1959-. Oral History Interview, 2008.
MSU Archives Collection 1803

Colby, Cathy, 1959-. Oral History Interview, 2008. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1803. 2 folders and 1 audiofile.


The Cathy Colby collection consists of an audio recording, biographical form, and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Colby and Mark Sheehy in March 2008. Colby attended Wilson Campus School from 1969-1977. In this interview, Colby talks about attending Wilson Campus School, the activities she was involved in, and what she has done since Wilson closed in 1977.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Wilson Campus School Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Cathy Colby was born October 12, 1959 in Missoula, Montana. When Colby was in second grade, her family moved to Mankato and she attended Kennedy Elementary School for a year before attending Wilson Campus School. Colby worked hard to graduate early so she did not have to attend another school after Wilson. After graduation, Colby attended Mankato State College where she received her bachelors in Geography. Colby started working at the university after graduation. Colby currently works in the Information and Technology Services department as the team leader for the laptop initiative program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


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:

Colby, Cathy, 1959-. Oral History Interview 2008. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1803, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Cathy Colby donated this collection on March 6, 2008.

Processed By:

An archives student worker processed this collection in November 2011.

Related Collections:

Visit the Wilson Campus School Oral History Project website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Colby, Cathy--interviewee.
Colby, Cathy--Interviews.
Sheehy, Mark, interviewer.
Wilson Campus School.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1803



Oral History Interview, Audiofile, 2008



Transcript, 2011



Audio CD, 2008