Formby, Marshall 1976-05-12

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Mr. Formby describes his involvement with the Texas Highway Commission and the Texas Tech Board of Regents.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Marshall Formby

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Date: May 12, 1976

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Texas Highway Commission (1953), Texas Turnpike Authority, Members, Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike, Toll fees, Right of way, Commissioner, Interstate vs. 4-lane highways, Dallas-Fort Worth cooperation, Texas Tech Board of Directors (1967), Texas Tech Board of Regents (1969), Reappointment (1971), College Coordinating Board, Facilities Committee, Junior college programs, Name change controversy, Comparison to Texas A&M University, Creation of law school, Medical school bill, Limiting enrollment

Tape 1, Side 2: Exclusion and selection of students, Coaching administration transition, J. T. King, Texas A&M coaching, Grover Murray, Promotion of school growth, Promotion of medical school, Frequent absence, Ex-student relationship, Building and growth of Texas schools, College Coordinating Board, Relationship with Texas Tech

Range Dates: 1953-1971

Bulk Dates: 1953-1971


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