Arthur Deschamps Interview, August 5, 1991

Interviewee

Arthur Deschamps

Interviewer

Annie Pontrelli

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Description

Arthur Deschamps briefly describes his childhood experiences ranching and attending school. He discusses attending the University of Montana during the 1930s and mentions UM professors for whom he had a great deal of respect including H. G. Merriam, Paul Phillips Rufus Coleman. He talks campus life during the time and describes campus activities, campus buildings and the role of the student organization the Bear Paws which regulated student behavior and dress. Deschamps recalls the student unrest on campus during the Vietnam War era and President Robert Pantzer’s role in minimizing campus conflicts. He concludes by discussing his involvement with the volunteer organization Friends of the Library.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Vietnam War; Robert Pantzer; H.G. Merriam; Paul Phillips; Rufus Coleman; university student organizations; University of Montana alumni

Original Date

8-5-1991

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project, OH 270, 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 270-015, 016

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (2:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_270_015_016.mp3; OH_270_015_016.pdf

Arthur Deschamps Interview, August 5, 1991

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