Tom Haines Interview, August 2, 1984

Interviewee

Tom Haines

Interviewer

Dale Johnson

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Description

Tom Haines discusses this history of the Friends of the Library organization. He describes how he first got involved with the Friends, the early years of the organization, their vision, and difficulties the members faced as they were getting the program off the ground. Haines also discusses some of the Friends of the Library’s success stories, fundraising banquets, and the role that the Friends played in getting the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library built. Throughout the interview, he discusses other members and patrons of the organization, including Paul Gillespie, Sumner Gerard, Arthur Deschamps, Virginia Johnson, Tommy Lou, and Bob Watt.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library; University of Montana, Missoula; Paul Gillespie; Sumner Gerard; Arthur Deschamps; Virginia Johnson; Tommy Lou; Bob Watt; Friends of the Library Banquets

Original Date

8-2-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Friends of the Mansfield Library Oral History Project, OH 141, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

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 141-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:21:46 minutes

Local Filename

OH_141_001.mp3; OH_141_001.pdf

Tom Haines Interview, August 2, 1984

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