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Contact information:

Randy Vance
Reference Services,
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Box 41041
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041
Phone (806) 742-9070

Abstracts of older oral histories in the Southwest Collection's holdings can be found on the Oral History Collection website.

Visit The Southwest Collection's Reference Services website for more information on collections at the archive.

Recent Submissions

  • Lamar Jones oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Jones, Lamar (2014-11-18)
    This interview features Lamar Jones, who discusses his upbringing, his experiences as a retailer and citizen in West Texas, and the effects of the Lubbock tornado.
  • Don Jones oral history interview 2015-06-10 

    Marshall, David; Jones, Don (2015-06-10)
    This interview features Don Jones, who discusses his education, his time serving aboard a submarine during World War II, and his experiences as an educator.
  • Don Jones oral history interview 2015-05-18 

    Marshall, David; Jones, Don (2015-05-18)
    This interview features Don Jones, who discusses his family, upbringing, youth, and his experiences of rural life and racial oppression in East Texas.
  • Heenan Johnson oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Johnson, Heenan (2014-06-19)
    This interview features Heenan Johnson, who discusses the Lubbock Tornado, his experiences as a member of the Disaster Committee that helped to rebuild Lubbock after the tornado, and his experiences as a soldier in World War II.
  • Jerry Ingham oral history interview 2014-04-22 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Ingham, Jerry (2014-04-22)
    This interview features Jerry and Donna Ingham, who discuss their ancestry, upbringing, and experiences living and working in Oklahoma and Texas.
  • Jerry Ingham oral history interview 2014-03-26 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Ingham, Jerry (2014-03-26)
    This interview features Jerry Ingham, who discusses his early life, Western culture, his early working life, and his experiences as soldier during the Vietnam War.
  • Jim Hoodenpyle oral history interview 

    Marshall, David; Hoodenpyle, James (2016-05-16)
    This interview features James Hoodenpyle. Hoodenpyle discusses attending Texas Tech in the 1950s, majoring in animal husbandry, and living in the Texas Tech dairy barn. Hoodenpyle also discusses his work in the dairy ...
  • Sandy Henry oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Henry, Sandy (2015-09-23)
    This interview features Sandy Henry. Sandy talks about growing up as a military child and living in different places before moving to Lubbock, Texas. Sandy married former mayor, Alan Henry, and as such, discusses her ...
  • Judith Henry oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Henry, Judith (2016-02-25)
    This interview features Judith Henry, Senior Associate Athletics Director/Senior Women’s Administrator at Texas Tech University. Henry talks about becoming interested in athletics, attending Texas Tech, and pursuing a ...
  • Maxine Harrison oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Harrison, Maxine (2014-08-06)
    This interview features Maxine Harrison who talks about her experiences at Texas Tech and her involvement in various social clubs. Harrison also discusses San Angelo and Angelo State.
  • Ken Hite oral history interview 2014-02-21 

    Marshall, David; Hite, Ken (2013-02-21)
    This interview features Ken Hite. Hite discusses his missions in Korea and his encounters with enemy aircraft. Hite also talks about the aircraft he flew and the possible technical difficulties. Furthermore, Hite discusses ...
  • Ken Hite oral history interview 2014-02-05 

    Marshall, David; Hite, Ken (2014-02-05)
    This interview features Ken Hite. Hite discusses his experiences as a fighter pilot for the United States Army Air Corps. Hite focuses on his training in this interview and the process of becoming a pilot. Hite also ...
  • Ken Hite oral history interview 2014-01-13 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Hite, Ken (2014-01-14)
    This interview features Ken Hite. Hite talks about his experiences serving in the Air Force; he focuses specifically on Cambodia in this interview. Hite also talks about how he got interested in a military career and his ...
  • Ken Hite oral history interview 2013-12-16 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Hite, Ken (2013-12-16)
    This interview features Ken Hite. Hite discusses his military experience serving in the Air Force in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Japan. Hite talks about the technical aspects of flying and his mentality as a pilot. Hite also ...
  • Ken Hite oral history interview 2013-12-06 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Hite, Ken (2013-12-06)
    This interview features Ken Hite. Hite discusses his military experience serving in the Air Force in Korea. Hite also talks about growing up near Earth, Texas, attending Texas Tech and later West Point, and his interest ...
  • Donald Haragan oral history interview 2011-10-21 

    Marshall, David; Haragan, Donald (2011-10-21)
    This interview features Donald Haragan. Haragan discusses administrative changes at Texas Tech, the mission of the university, and how Texas Tech changed during his years as an administrator.
  • Donald Haragan oral history interview 2011-08-17 

    Marshall, David; Haragan, Donald (2011-08-17)
    This interview features Donald Haragan, professor of geosciences and atmospheric science and former President of Texas Tech, who discusses his early life, education, and his career as a teacher and administrator.
  • Fiske Hanley oral history interview 

    Wilkinson, Andy; Hanley, Fiske (2015-04-24)
    This interview features Fiske Hanley. Hanley recounts his experience as a POW in Japan and his interactions with the Kempeitai. Hanley also discusses his career in mechanical engineering and his writing career.
  • Selden Hale oral history interview 2012-07-17 

    Marshall, David; Hale, Selden (2012-07-17)
    This interview is part two of a series featuring Selden Hale, former chairmen of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. In this interview Selden continues the discussion of his law career, and speaks about working with former ...
  • Selden Hale oral history interview 2012-01-12 

    Marshall, David; Hale, Selden (2012-01-12)
    This interview is part one of a series featuring Selden Hale, former chairman of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. In this interview Selden discusses his family background, his law career, and his time spent on the ...

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