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Guide to the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire Oral History Interviews, 1963–1993

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
(715) 836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE AS473

Accession Number: 07-107, 15-025

Collection Number: Archives Series 473

Creators: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Title: University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire Oral History Interviews

Dates: 1963–1993, bulk 1974–1975

Quantity: 1.0 linear feet (1 record carton); Digital Materials: 4 files, 820 MB

Location of Collection: C10/4a; Digital Asset Preservation Storage: “AS473_OralHistories”

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: This series consists of transcripts, audio cassettes, and reel-to-reel audio containing university-related oral history interviews.

Content Description

This series contains oral history interviews with several university faculty members and administrators. Much of the material deals with Leonard Haas’s presidency and his role in the university’s history. Other individuals interviewed include Marguerite Coffman, Delpha Davies, Dr. Ormsby Harry, Marshall Wick, and James Benning, along with several others. Formats in this collection include typed transcripts, outlines, and abstracts for the interviews, reel-to-reel audio, and audio cassette tapes. Two interviews are located in the Digital Asset Preservation Storage: “AS473_OralHistories” collection: Bevering interviews Mrs. Davies 11 April 1973, and Schofield Ressler Interview 19May1983.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives prior to 2007

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.

Processing Note: Additions added in October 2014.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement.

OCLC #: 28537643

Subjects

Personal Names:
Bevering, Marion
Cameron, Richard A.
Carter, Hilda
Davies, Mrs. W.R.
Haas, Leonard C.
Jenswold, John R.
Pifer, Richard L.

Corporate Names:
University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire

Subject Terms:
Universities and colleges—Wisconsin—Eau Claire—History
University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire—History
Interviews
Oral Histories
University Records

Geographical Terms:
Eau Claire (Wis.)

Detailed List of Contents

Container

Contents

Dates

Box/Folder

1/1

Interviews with Leonard Haas: Notes Toward an Oral History

1973–1979

Box/Folder

1/2

Schneider Interview Transcript

1983

Box/Folder

1/3

Abstracts and Topics for Interviews with Hilda Carter and Marguerite Coffman

1976

Box/Oral History

1/2 (7 reels)

Interview: Dr. Leonard Haas/John Jenswold

February 12 – May 28, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/4

Interview: Mrs. W.R. Davies

January 10, 1974

Box/Oral History

1/5

Interview: Dr. Ormsby L. Harry, Assistant Chancellor—Student Affairs

February 24, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/6

Interview: Marshall Wick, Prof. of Mathematics, Faculty senate Chairman, Faculty Leader

July 18, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/7

Interview: James Benning, Dean of Students 1960–63

February 14, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/8

Interview: Dr. Arnold Bakken, Dept. of Biology

May 3, 1974

Box/Oral History

1/9

Interview: Eugene R. McPhee

June 27, 1973

Box/Oral History

1/10

Interview: Dr. Marcus Fay, Chairman, Department of Chemistry

January 18, 1974

Box /Oral History

1/11

Interview: Atty. Victor T. Wahl

January 22, 1974

Box/Oral History

1/12

Interview: Lillian Bahr, Campus School

April 5, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/13

Interview: Mrs. W.R. Davies, Campus School, UW-Eau Claire

April 11, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/14

Interview: Stella Pederson, Dean of Women (1848–1960)

February 27, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/15

Interview: Dr. John Morris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Acting Chancellor, Nov. 1972 – March ‘73

August 25, 1975

Box/Oral History

1/16

Interview: Lyla Flagler, First Faculty Member

June 23, 1973

Box/Tape

1/1,2

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: Mr. Arthur Hitt

July 5, 1963

Box/Tape

1/3

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: Mr. Herb Mittlesdorf

July 5, 1963

Box/Tape

1/4

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: Mr. Ed. Linse

August 9, 1963

Box/Tape

1/5

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: Mrs. Long

1963-64?

Box/Tape

1/6

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: M.W. Thatcher

January 3, 1964

Box/Tape

1/7

Lyla Flager, 1st Faculty Member

June 24, 1973

Box/Tape

1/8-12

Tape Interview and Oral Documents: State Wide Conference on Growth Centers

April 11, 1973

Box/Tape

1/13

Lillian Bahr, Campus School, UW-Eau Claire

Mrs. W.R. Davies, Campus School, UW-Eau Claire

April 5, 1975

April 11, 1975

Box/Tape

1/14

Dr. Arnold Bakken, Dept. of Biology

May 3, 1974

Box/Tape

1/15

James Benning, Former Dean of Students (1960-63)

February 14, 1975

Box/Tape

1/16,17

Mrs. W.R. Davies

January 10, 1974

Box /Tape

1/18,19

Dr. Ormsby L. Harry, Assistant Chancellor—Student Affairs (1963– )

February 24, 1975

Box /Tape

1/20

Dr. Marcus Fay, Chair, Dept. of Biology

Atty. Victor T. Wahl

January 18, 1974

January 22, 1974

Box/Tape

1/21

Stella Pederson, former Dean of Women (1948–1960)

February 27, 1975

Box /Tape

1/22

President Haas, Speech Orientation

July 6, 1971

Box/Tape

1/23,24

Interview with Marguerite Coffman by Haas and Pifer

Undated

Box/Tape

1/25

Dean Marguerite Coffman Interview by Richard Cameron

1976 (?)

Box/Tape

1/26,27

Interview with Bernice Wagner by Leonard Haas and Richard Pifer

August 22, 1988

Box/Tape

1/28,29

Dedication of the McPhee Physical Education Center Addition to Ade Olson

October 8, 1988

Box/Tape

1/30

Historic Preservation of Faculty Wives and Faculty Women on the UWEC Campus. A 9/16/91 talk to the UWA by Dorellen Haas

September 26, 1991

Box/Tape

1/31

Oral History Interview with Dr. Richard Coy conducted by Jeff Hayes

April 7, 1993

Folder “AS473_OralHistories”

Bevering interviews Mrs. Davies 11 April 1973

1 Wave file

Folder “AS473_OralHistories”

Schofield Ressler Interview 19 May 1983

3 Wave files