Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Schmidt, Dr. Clarence Carl
DATE OF INTERVIEW: July 12, 1973
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Jeff Townsend
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Dr. Schmidt, former physics professor, describes the growth he has witnessed at Texas Tech University.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Gives background
Born in Iowa (1894)
Education described
Talks about ethnic background
World War I remembered
Tells about coming to Texas Tech
Students at Texas Tech recalled
Comments on physics department
Depression problems recounted
Compares Texas Tech administrators
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO Discussion of Texas Tech administrators (continued)
Remarks made concerning military students at Tech
Department chairman’s work talked about
Describes faculty problems
Committee work reviewed
Notes other departments’ activities
Family members listed
RANGE DATES: 1894-1973
BULK DATES: 1920s-1973