Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY:

Little, Dr. Ivan

DATE OF INTERVIEW:

November 22, 1974

LOCATION OF INTERVIEW:

Lubbock, Texas

INTERVIEWER:

David Murrah

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW:

30 minutes

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE:

Dr. Ivan Little, former sociology instructor at Texas Tech, describes the history of and his involvement in the department of sociology at Tech.

TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE:

Ivan Little
Childhood
Education
Texas Tech
University of Nebraska
Teaching
High school
Texas Tech
Sociology status
Former chairman
Pseudo-department
Various deans/chairmen
Support of sociology
Departmental shifts
Growth of department
Courses taught in sociology
Other sociology instructors
Sociology departmental status and affiliation
Influence of personnel
Interest in sociology (1950s)
Rise to departmental status with various sociological
professors
Doctoral degree

TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO

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RANGE DATES:

1940-1960

BULK DATES:

1950-1960