James Dew, who came to the University of Montana (UM) in 1947 until his retirement in 1988, discusses UM presidents from James McCain to Neil Bucklew. Dew also recalls working with a limited budget and poor facilities. He describes the objectives and organization of the Montana Institute of Art, the growth of the Department of Art, and the evolution of art education at the university-level. He talks about traveling to Mexico and Europe and the advantages of living in Missoula, Montana.
University of Montana-Missoula; Department of Art, University of Montana; University of Montana faculty; University of Montana budget; University of Montana presidents
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 (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Dew, James E., "James E. Dew Interview, July 11, 1991" (1991). University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project. 7.