Richard Solberg reminisces about attending the University of Montana (UM) in the 1950s and returning in 1961 to teach in the Department of Botany. He describes serving as director of the Biological Station, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and then dean of the College until retiring in 1987. Solberg recalls campus life including the strict rules for women students, the building infrastructure, and the size of the campus and Missoula.
University of Montana alumni; University of Montana faculty; University of Montana administration; College of Arts and Sciences; University of Montana Biological Station; Yellow Bay Biological Station; Venture Center; Morton J. Elrod; Robert Pantzer; Neil Bucklew; Education, Montana; University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project, OH 270, 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 (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Solberg, Richard, "Richard Solberg Interview, October 16, 1991" (1991). University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project. 41.