Oh 408-018: Merrel Clubb came to the University of Montana in 1954 to teach English. He became Chair of the Department (succeeding H. G. Merriam) in 1968 and served for seventeen years. Clubb discusses serving in the Navy during WWII; attending graduate school at Yale and the University of Michigan; teaching at the University of Kansas, University of Oregon, and University of Houston; his Fulbright Fellowship in Cairo; teaching and living in Italy, Burma, and Columbia; other U of M English and creative writing professors including Leslie Fiedler and Richard Hugo; visiting writers such as William Faulkner; rifts in the English Department; his basic philosophy as chair of the department; and his post-retirement activities, which include hunting and publishing books.
University of Montana, Merrel Clubb
University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
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oh 408-18.mp3; OH408-018.pdf
Clubb, Merrel, "Merrel Clubb interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 20.