James E. Dew Interview, July 11, 1991

Interviewee

James E. Dew

Interviewer

Annie Pontrelli

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana-Missoula; Department of Art, University of Montana; University of Montana faculty; University of Montana budget; University of Montana presidents

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

Run Time

01:03:00 minutes

Local Filename

OH_270_017.mp3; OH_270_017.pdf

James E. Dew Interview, July 11, 1991

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