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Veterinary - School of Veterinary Medicine Records and Related Special Collections: Oral histories related to SVM

Oral histories related to SVM

The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History at LSU was founded in 1991 and contains over 5,000 hours of interviews on over fifty different topics. Read more about the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History here: lib.lsu.edu/oralhistory/about

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Horace Rouse Caffey Caffey discusses his personal and family backgound, cotton farming in Mississippi, his education, and his research with rice. He extensively discusses rice cultivation in Louisiana, Mississippi, other American states, and Asia. Caffey talks about faculty members of the LSU College of Agriculture, Dr. J. Norman Efferson, Dr. A.C. Harper, Prentiss Schilling, and agricultural research at LSU. He discusses the Rice Experiment Station in Crowley, oil drilling near the station, and Edwin Edwards' work for the station and rice farmers. Caffey also discusses university and Louisiana politics and politicians, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, the Louisiana Farm Bureau, LSU-Alexandria, and other state universities in Louisiana. L:4700.0423 tape 604, 659-661, 755-757, 805-808

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Eleanor Dalrymple Fauver Interview deals with Eleanor Dalrymple Fauver's recollections of her father's childhood in England and their life in Louisiana. The focus dates of the interview are 1920-1940. She describes her father's career with Louisiana State University as a professor of Veterinary Medicine from the 1900s until his death in 1925. Mentions his relationships with Professor Thomas Boyd, President of LSU, 1900-1929, and James Nicholson, Professor of Mathematics, from 1900-1920s. L:4700.0016 tape 18.1-18.2

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Maurice Morrissette Morrissette discusses his family, his service in the Coast Guard during World War II, his role in establishing the School of Veterinary Medicine, and his duties as chairman of the school's building committee. L:4700.0308 tape 433

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T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History - University History Series

Interviews with faculty, staff, and alumni conducted by LSU Recording Services and Williams Center staff, volunteers, and graduate students. Subseries include: Distinguished Faculty and Administrators; Distinguished Alumni; Athletics; Petroleum and Chemical Industries and LSU; Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine; Ole War Skule and the Military Tradition at LSU; Integration and the African American Experience at LSU; Women at LSU, and Student Government Association Presidents Series.

 

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Charles Titkemeyer Titkemeyer discusses his education, his service in the US Army Air Corps as a crew member of a B-24 bomber during World War II, his teaching at Michigan State University, and his work on Agency for International Development contracts in Indonesia and Nigeria. He also discusses his work with LSU's School of Veterinary Medicine, its administrators, the design of its new building, and its strict initial admission policies. L:4700.0307 tape 432

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