Philip Wright discusses discovering his passion for wildlife while growing up in Nashua, New Hampshire. He describes his educational background, including his time at the University of New Hampshire and at the University of Wisconsin, then talks about his first and second marriages. Wright also outlines the courses he taught as a professor of zoology and biology and his work at the University of Montana Biological Station on Flathead Lake with the Boone and Crockett Club and various environmental agencies. He explains his research interests such as the winter whitening of weasels, game management, and maturation of native Montana birds. Wright also discusses the Wildlife Biology program at the University of Montana and the graduate students with whom he worked within the program.
Zoology; University of Montana-Missoula; Montana Biological Station; Flathead Lake, Montana; mammalogy; Boone and Crockett Club; Wildlife biology
University of Montana Wildlife Biology Program Oral History Project, OH 276, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 276-001, 002
1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)
Wright, Philip L., "Philip L. Wright Interview, January 8, 1992" (1992). University of Montana Wildlife Biology Program Oral History Collection. 1.