Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974

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Interview with Dr. Arthur M. Sampley, a college professor, former college administrator, and former poet laureate from Denton Texas. In the interview, Dr. Sampley describes his life growing up in Denton and attending school at the University of Texas. He talks about becoming a poet and analyzes his poetry as well as describing tenure as director of libraries and vice-president for academic affairs at North Texas State College, his philosophy of teaching, and the desegregation of the college in 1955-56.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: November 8, 1973
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Total Uses: 26
Past 30 days: 3
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Creator (Interviewer):
Creator (Interviewee):
Sampley, Arthur M.

Dr. Arthur M. Sampley

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 8, 1973
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From January 9, 1903 to November 26, 1974
Description:

Interview with Dr. Arthur M. Sampley, a college professor, former college administrator, and former poet laureate from Denton Texas. In the interview, Dr. Sampley describes his life growing up in Denton and attending school at the University of Texas. He talks about becoming a poet and analyzes his poetry as well as describing tenure as director of libraries and vice-president for academic affairs at North Texas State College, his philosophy of teaching, and the desegregation of the college in 1955-56.

Physical Description:

119 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | professors | poets
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, November 8, 1973
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, December 7, 1973
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, May 29, 1974
Added Title: Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, November 26, 1974
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 252
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223622
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.