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.

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119 p. ; 28 cm.

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Haggard, Margurite & Sampley, Arthur M. November 8, 1973.

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Affiliated with the UNT Department of History, the Oral History Program records, transcribes, and archives oral history interviews in order to preserve local, state, and U.S. history. The program also trains UNT students in the theory and methods of oral history, conducts workshops for community members, and maintains partnerships with related institutions and organizations.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974
  • 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

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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.

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119 p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • November 8, 1973

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  • January 9, 1903 - November 26, 1974

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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Haggard, Margurite & Sampley, Arthur M. Oral History Interview with Arthur M. Sampley, 1973-1974, book, November 8, 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223622/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.