Carlson, Paul H 1974-04-06

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Dr. Carlson, then assistant professor of history at Texas Lutheran College, discusses the indispensable character of Southwest Collection resources in the production of the Texas Tech Ph.D. dissertation concerning Black military history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. Paul H. Carlson

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Date: April 6, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Origin of interest in William Shafter as a dissertation topic, Major sources for historical research mentioned, Southwest Collection's resources discussed, "Finest collection of military records relating to Black troops", at Southwest Collection claimed indispensable to research, Specific records named, Appraisal of Southwest Collection services, Specific sources given, Texas Tech's government documents resources noted, Explanation of seeming interest in Black history at Tech, Need for further research in Black military history asserted, Specific sources noted

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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