University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Naval ROTC Oral History Project, 2007-2008



Descriptive Summary

Creator: UT Naval ROTC Oral History Project
Title: UT Naval ROTC Oral History Project
Dates: 2007-2008
Abstract: Collection consists of oral history interviews with University of Texas Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) graduates of the World War II era (1943-1945).
Accession No.: 2009-044
Extent: 20 MiniDV cassettes, 12 DVDs, 1 CD
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The UT Naval Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) Oral History Project was established by the Naval ROTC World War II alumni group and Captain Gabe Salazar, Chair of the UT Naval ROTC Department of Naval Science.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of oral history interviews with University of Texas Naval ROTC graduates of the World War II era (1943-1945).

Forms part of the Institute for Studies in American Military History.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Use of audio material by appointment only; please contact repository in advance.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Naval Reserves Officers' Training Corps.
Subjects
Naval education -- Texas.

Related Material

Videos of some interviews are available on the UT Naval ROTC Oral History Project web site, located at: http://www.cah.utexas.edu/museums/naval_rotc.php?ref=navalrotc_oralhistory


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Naval ROTC Oral History Project, 2007-2008, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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2.325/B114a Interviews conducted by Dr. Thomas Hatfield, Drury Hotel, Austin, Texas, September 27-28, 2007. Two copies of each interview, on miniature digital videocassette (MiniDV) and DVD:
Bill Barnhouse
Arthur Bergstrom
Butch and Alton Britton
Hume Cofer
Sandy Crow
John Doole
Macon Freeman
Bernie Hillen
Joe Smith
John Wildenthal
Sam Winters
Bert Wolford
Ensign Sylvan I. Polunsky, USNR, World War II: Interview with Dr. Arnold Barban for the National Museum of the Pacific War, November 2007. One copy on compact disc (CD).
Interviews conducted November 6-7, 2008. One copy of each interview on miniature digital videocassettes (MiniDVs):
Joe Cheswick
Ivan Elmer
Ralph Fuge
James Gray
Howard Lowe
Ben McDonald
Hank Williams