John Van de Wetering Interview, September 25, 2006


John Van de Wetering


David Brooks



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John Van de Wetering describes his educational background and coming to University of Montana to teach history. He discusses the personalities and factionalism within the History Department, the introduction of a Ph.D. program in the department, and his colleague K. Ross Toole. Van de Wetering talks about University of Montana President Robert Pantzer’s administration and his time on the Faculty Senate including his term as president of the senate. He recalls his leadership in the Montana Committee for the Humanities and the Northwest Inter-Institutional Council on Study Abroad and, finally, and how he has spent his time after retiring.


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Document Type

Oral History


History Department, University of Montana; K. Ross Toole; Robert Pantzer, University of Montana president; Montana Committee for the Humanities; Northwest Inter-Institutional Council on Study Abroad

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 /

Oral History Number

OH 408-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (55:08 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

55:08 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-02.mp3; OH408-002.pdf

John Van de Wetering Interview, September 25, 2006