Merrel Clubb interview

Interviewee

Merrel Clubb

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

Oh 408-018: Merrel Clubb came to the University of Montana in 1954 to teach English. He became Chair of the Department (succeeding H. G. Merriam) in 1968 and served for seventeen years. Clubb discusses serving in the Navy during WWII; attending graduate school at Yale and the University of Michigan; teaching at the University of Kansas, University of Oregon, and University of Houston; his Fulbright Fellowship in Cairo; teaching and living in Italy, Burma, and Columbia; other U of M English and creative writing professors including Leslie Fiedler and Richard Hugo; visiting writers such as William Faulkner; rifts in the English Department; his basic philosophy as chair of the department; and his post-retirement activities, which include hunting and publishing books.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana, Merrel Clubb

Original Date

5-24-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 408-018

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (1:15:23 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (34 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

1:15:23 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-18.mp3; OH408-018.pdf

Merrel Clubb interview

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