Montserrat Miller Chambers
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the history of Marshall University. Dr. A. Mervin Tyson discusses: his educational and employment background; his Ph.D. dissertation on a play titled "Every Woman in her Humor"; how he got a job at Marshall; problems the English Department faced; a literary magazine at Marshall titled "Et Cetera"; activities of the English Institute for High School Teachers; the Book of the Semester plan at Marshall; a faculty committee for the encouragement of graduate studies at Marshall; his experiences as Vice-President of Academic Affairs; an African-American studies group during his tenure as vice-president; Students for a Democratic Society; student protests and some bomb threats; the Impact Program; his retirement; and Marshall gaining university status.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-302.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-302, Huntington, WV.