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University of Texas Oral History Project

Excerpts from Selected Interviews

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Margaret Berry
Margaret C. Berry. Courtesy Office of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin.

Margaret C. Berry
UT Historian and Author
UT Administrator and Faculty Member (1962–2002)


UT in the 1930s
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Preserving UT's History
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John Chase at UT registration. UT Texas Student Publications, Inc. Photographs, DBCAH; di_04081.
John S. Chase during registration. UT Texas Student Publications, Inc. Photographs, DBCAH; di_04081.

John S. Chase
Architect, AIA College of Fellows
UT Alumni Leader

UT Class Registration after Sweatt v. Painter
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Denton A. Cooley. Prints and Photograph Collection, DBCAH; 06561.
Denton A. Cooley. Prints and Photograph Collection, DBCAH; di_06561.

Denton A. Cooley
Basketball Letterman (1939–1941); Hall of Honor (1967)
Internationally Acclaimed Heart Surgeon

On His First Visit to UT
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The Benefits of Attending The University of Texas
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Former President, University of Texas at Austin,
William H. Cunningham. Courtesy Office of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin.

William H. Cunningham
President (1985–1992)
UT System Chancellor (1992–2000)

Visits to Texas High Schools
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On Legislative Budget Hearings
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Frank W. Denius. The Cactus, 1948-1949. DBCAH, di_04941.
Frank W. Denius. The Cactus, 1948–1949, DBCAH; di_04941.

Frank W. Denius
Austin Attorney
UT Alumni Leader and Philanthropist

Private Support for Academics and Athletics
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Vincent DiNino with the Longhorn Band, n.d. UT Office of Public Affairs Records, DBCAH; di_04944.
Vincent DiNino with the Longhorn Band, n.d. UT Office of Public Affairs Records, DBCAH; di_04944.

Vincent DiNino
Director of the Longhorn Band, 1955–1975

The Longhorn Band Goes to Washington for Two Inaugurations
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Former President, University of Texas at Austin, Larry R. Faulkner
Larry Faulkner. Courtesy Office of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin.

Larry R. Faulkner
President (1998–2006)
President Emeritus (2006–Present)

On Reopening the Tower
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UT is Among the Best
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Former President, University of Texas at Austin, Peter Flawn
Peter Flawn, 1983. Prints and Photograph Collection, DBCAH; di_05919.

Peter T. Flawn
President (1979–1985)
President ad interim (1997–1998)
President Emeritus (1985–Present)

The War on Mediocrity and Promoting Excellence
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A Noble Enterprise
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Norman Hackerman
Norman Hackerman. Prints and Photograph Collection, DBCAH; di_05960.

Norman Hackerman
President (1967–1970)
President Emeritus (2006–2009)

UT's First Federal Research Grant
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Lighting the Tower with #1
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Jess Hay
Jess Hay. Courtesy UT System, Board of Regents.

Jess Hay
UT System Board of Regents Member (1977–1989)
Chairman (1985–1987)

Statewide Campaigns to Support Higher Education
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Education Access in Texas
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R. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
R. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, 1983. Photograph by Larry Murphy, UT Office of Public Affairs Records, DBCAH; di_07431.

R. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith
Director, Michener Center for Writers (1986–1992)
Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts

On Finding Michener's Misplaced Manuscript
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Starting the Michener Center for Writers
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Zan Holmes
Zan Holmes. Courtesy UT System Board of Regents.

Zan W. Holmes
UT System Board of Regents (1991–1997)

Appointment to the Board of Regents
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William S. Livingston, 1995. Prints and Photographs Collection; DBCAH, di_06021.
William S. Livingston, 1995. Prints and Photographs Collection, DBCAH; di_06021.

William S. Livingston
Vice President and Graduate Dean (1980–1995)
Acting President 1992–1993

His History with Peter Flawn
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Seeking New Graduate Programs as Graduate Dean
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Amy Jo Long. Prints and Photographs Collection. DBCAH, di_6023.
Amy Jo Long. Prints and Photographs Collection, DBCAH; di_6023.

Amy Jo Long
UT News and Information Service (1951–1985)
Director, (1969-1985)

The LBJ Library's 1971 Dedication
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Zan Holmes
Wales H. Madden, Jr. Courtesy UT System, Board of Regents.

Wales H. Madden, Jr.
UT System Board of Regents (1959–1965)

On His Longstanding Relationship to UT
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Zan Holmes
Beryl Buckley Milburn. Courtesy UT System, Board of Regents.

Beryl Buckley Milburn
UT System Board of Regents (1981–1987)

On Improving the Status of Women in the UT System
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Mario Ramirez
Mario Ramirez. Courtesy UT System, Board of Regents.

Mario Ramirez
UT System Board of Regents (1989–1995)

On Serving as a Regent
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Elspeth Rostow
Elspeth Rostow. Prints and Photograph Collection, DBCAH;  di_05958.

Elspeth Rostow
Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs
Dean (1977–1983)

On Bringing Barbara Jordan to the LBJ School
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On President Johnson's Hopes for the LBJ School
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As an organized research unit of The University of Texas at Austin, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History facilitates, sponsors, and supports teaching, research, and public education. In support of its mission, the Center acquires, preserves, and makes available for research archival, artifact, and rare book collections and sponsors exhibitions, conferences, web sites, documentaries, oral history projects, grant-funded research, and publications.

Inquiries about this project may be directed to Erica Lies, Oral Historian for the UT Oral History Project, at (512) 495-4430, or e.lies@austin.utexas.edu.