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Veterans Oral History Interviews, 1996-2009
Overview of the Collection
- Veterans Oral History Interviews
- 1996-2009 (inclusive)19962009
- 2.5 linear feet, ( 5 containers)
- Collection Number
- Archives 232
- Transcriptions of oral history interviews, chiefly on military experiences during World War II, of persons who were students or employees of Washington State University. Interviewees include: George B. Brain, Leo K. Bustad, Edna L. Cox, Harry E. Goldsworthy, Robert F. Goldsworthy, Randall A. Johnson, Eugene G. "Pat" Patterson, and Keith A. Smith.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
The Collection is open for research use.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
C. James Quann, former WSU registrar, initiated a series of oral interviews concerning Washington State University alumni who had served in the United States military. The subjects of his research are both living and deceased veterans. Quann currently (2001) holds the title of WSU Registrar Emeritus and Coordinator of Veterans' Research.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The WSU veterans' oral histories consist chiefly of transcripts of interviews.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The arrangement is in order of receipt.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||Brain, George B.||September 1997|
|1||2||Bustad, Dr. Leo K.||Sept. 13, 1997|
|1||3||Cox, Edna L.||Nov. 2, 1997|
|1||4||Goldsworthy, Harry E.||July 11, 1997|
|1||5||Goldsworthy, Robert F.||March 17, 1997|
|1||6||Patterson, Eugene G. "Pat,"||Sept. 13, 1996|
|1||7||Johnson, Randall A.||March 17, 1997|
|1||8||Smith, Keith A.||April 16, 1997|
|1||9||Holsclaw, Jack D.||Feb. 10, 1998|
|1||10||Wills, John H.||July 19, 2000|
|1||11||Higgins, Robert W.||July 21, 1997|
|1||12||Fabian, John M.||Oct. 23, 1999|
|1||13||Chilberg, Kim Michelle||Nov. 13, 1998|
|1||14||Buckley, Archie (papers concerning)||Sept. 21, 2000|
|2||15||Thompson, W. Donald||July 16, 1997|
|2||16||Oman, Glenn E.||Oct. 20, 2000|
|2||17||Brunstad, Arthur||March 1, 2001|
|2||18||Munro, Douglas A., Summer 2001 (includes "The Douglas A. Munro Story" by Quann and "Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History," with published Munro story)|
|2||19||Achre, I. Katherine||Oct. 24, 2000|
|2||20||Long, Russel, A. "Memoir by Army Capt. Russell A. Long,"||May 15, 2001|
|2||21||"With the Colors: from Whitman County 1917-19" (honor roll of men from Whitman County who fought in World War I)|
|3||22||"Nostalgia" (magazine)||May 2001|
|3||23||Hall, Carl W.||May 15, 2001|
|3||24||Greening, C. Ross. "The Col. C. Ross Greening Story,"||May 20, 2001|
|3||25||Clark, Asa V., Jr.||May 18, 2001|
|3||26||Clark, Girard||Feb. 22, 2001|
|3||27||Carey, Robert H. "The Bob Carey Story: A Synopsis," June 12, 2001, also interview||Jan. 20, 1998|
|4||28||Adams, Harold B., "The Harold Adams Story."|
|4||29||Jones, Dennis B.|
|4||30||Clark, Asa jr. Same as #25, above.|
|4||31||Wise, Kenneth C., "The course of the Hutch" (USS Hutchinson).|
|4||32||Rants, Hanford F. "251 days in combat in the South Pacific."|
|4||33||"Honor by Listening." Oral histories of veterans by Eastmont Junior High School, Wenatchee, Washington.|
|4||34||"Honor by Listening: The next stories." Continuation of #33.|
|4||35||DeRuwe, Milan. "Who were Milan and Bernie."|
|5||36||Coppers, Alfred B. (Bud)||Oct. 6, 2003|
|5||37||Storrs, Richard Dale||October 4, 2002|
|5||38||Miller, Robert L.||Oct. 24, 2003|
|5||40||Engibou, James||August, 2007|
|5||41||Tupper, Garlyn G.||July, 2009|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
- Brain, George B.
- Bustad, Leo K.
- Cox, Edna L.
- Goldsworthy, Harry E.
- Goldsworthy, Robert F.
- Johnson, Randall A., 1923-
- Patterson, Eugene G.
- Smith, Keith A.
- Washington State University Veterans Oral Histories--Archives (creator)
- Washington State University--Students--History
- Quann, C. James--Archives (creator)