Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Bertrand, Anson R.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: June 2, 1975
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Don Green
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 45 minutes
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Dr. Anson R. Bertrand, Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, discusses that college since his arrival at Texas Tech in 1971.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Source of funds for research
     Government funds, private donations, funds from Texas Tech's Amarillo agricultural center
Pantex farm discussed
     Kilgore Beef Cattle Research Center explained
Ruth Baird Larrabee estate gave scattered dry land farms to
     Tech
     Sold land to buy three contiguous sections in Terry County
Changes in College of Agriculture since 1971
     Additional areas of study
     Change since end of Vietnam War
     Faculty has been altered
Faculty participates in community service activities
Personal history
     Graduated from Texas A&M in 1947
     Got Master's degree from University of Illinois in 1947
     PhD received from Purdue
Childhood recollections
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO: Blank
RANGE DATES: 1947-1975
BULK DATES: 1947-1975