James E. Dew Interview, July 11, 1991

Interviewee

James E. Dew

Interviewer

Annie Pontrelli

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Description

James Dew describes coming to the University in 1947 and teaching full-time in the Department of Art until 1977, then fully retiring in 1988. He discusses University of Montana presidents under whom he worked from McCain to Bucklew. Dew also recalls the University’s funding issues as well as working with a limited budget and poor facilities. He talks about the objectives and organization of the Montana Institute of Art, the growth of the Art Department and the changes in art education. He also describes his travels in Mexico and Europe and the advantages of living in Missoula.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

University history; Department of Art, University of Montana; University of Montana faculty; Education, Montana; Funding for education, Montana

Original Date

7-11-1991

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 270-017

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_270_017.mp3; OH_270_017.pdf

James E. Dew Interview, July 11, 1991

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