Reflections in Time: Interview with Robert Harper, 1980

In 1980, Robert Harper, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor of English (1948-1977), Dean (1961-1968) of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Dean (1968-1971) of Arts & Sciences was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Robert Harper was born in Grand Junction, CO. He received a B.A. (1935) from the University of Denver, and M.A. (1939) and Ph.D. (1949) degrees from the University of Chicago. Before arrive at OU professor Harper was employed by the United State Bureau of Reclamation (1935-36), General Electric (1937), and taught English at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1940-42) and the University of Chicago. In addition to his teaching and administrative duties at OU Professor Harper was the director of Freshman English and Chair of the Gene Eppley Library Planning Committee. In 1971, Harper left the office of Dean of Arts & Sciences and returned to teaching full time in the Department of English. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/VCwrMaT1560, UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:00:00
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Abstract/Description: In 1980, Robert Harper, retired University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor of English (1948-1977), Dean (1961-1968) of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Dean (1968-1971) of Arts & Sciences was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Robert Harper was born in Grand Junction, CO. He received a B.A. (1935) from the University of Denver, and M.A. (1939) and Ph.D. (1949) degrees from the University of Chicago. Before arrive at OU professor Harper was employed by the United State Bureau of Reclamation (1935-36), General Electric (1937), and taught English at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1940-42) and the University of Chicago. In addition to his teaching and administrative duties at OU Professor Harper was the director of Freshman English and Chair of the Gene Eppley Library Planning Committee. In 1971, Harper left the office of Dean of Arts & Sciences and returned to teaching full time in the Department of English. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: https://youtu.be/VCwrMaT1560
Subject(s): Interviews
Harper, Robert D.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Date Created: 1980

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