Ward Powell Interview, May 24, 2006

Interviewee

Ward Powell

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

Ward Powell discusses his educational background and how he came to work at the University of Montana as a professor of German. He describes being hired at the University in 1955, his colleagues in the Foreign Languages Department, as well as the changes he witnessed in the department and the University during his tenure and after his retirement. Powell talks about the Study Abroad program and the addition of more languages as examples of the Foreign Language Department’s development. He emphasizes the change in faculty relationships that have accompanied the growth of the University.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

University of Montana Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Foreign Languages Department); Study Abroad program, University of Montana

Original Date

5-24-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

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

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 408-020

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (1:16:23 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (30 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

1:16:23 minutes

Local Filename

oh 408-20.mp3; OH408-020.pdf

Ward Powell Interview, May 24, 2006

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