Arthur Deschamps discusses the history of the Friends of the Library organization. He describes how the organization started, the relationship between the Friends of the Library and Presidents of the University of Montana, Missoula, including Robert Johns and Bob Pantzer, and how these relationships affected the organization. Deschamps also discusses the fundraising banquets thrown by the Friends, changes and adjustments within the organization’s bylaws, and activities the Friends were involved with and sponsored.
This interview was conducted on three separate occasions.
University of Montana, Missoula; Friends of the Library Banquets; Robert Pantzer; Robert Johns; Friends of the Library Bylaws; Fundraising events
Friends of the Mansfield Library Oral History Project, OH 141, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)
Deschamps, Arthur, "Arthur Deschamps Interview, May 10 and 17, 1991 and April 15, 1992" (1991). Friends of the Mansfield Library Oral History Project. 2.