George McRae Interview, December 6, 1999

Interviewee

George McRae

Interviewer

Daniel Finch

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Description

George McRae discusses his academic background before coming to teach at the University of Montana, Missoula. He describes receiving a National Science Foundation fellowship and going to the University of Washington, Seattle to complete his Ph. D. work, as well as his time teaching at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. McRae compares his experiences at different universities, discusses the atmosphere on college campuses during the student civil rights and war protests of the 1960s, and describes his work in the development of the field of computer science.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Computer science; Mathematical education; Department of Mathematical Sciences

Original Date

12-6-1999

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project, OH 412, 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 412-014

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:02:36 minutes

Local Filename

OH_412_014.mp3; OH_412_014.pdf

George McRae Interview, December 6, 1999

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