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Roberts, Donovan L. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 19 November 1985.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1481

Overview

The Donovan Roberts collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Roberts and Paul Drexler during the autumn of 1985. In the interview, Roberts, a math teacher at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, discussed the areas of continuity and change during his career from 1954 through 1985. Roberts talked about discipline, extra duties, a decline in parental involvement, and the goals of both teachers and administrators to improve the school and the classroom environments.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for a course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

Dates

  • 1985-10-29
  • 1985-11-19

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donovan Roberts donated this collection in October 1985.

Creator

Title
Roberts, Donovan L. Oral History Interview, 29 October and 19 November 1985.
Status
Completed
Author
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid
Date
2002-12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029