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Oral history interview with Austin L. Shelley, 2008 Nov. 20

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TitleOral history interview with Austin L. Shelley, 2008 Nov. 20
IntervieweeShelley, Austin L.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809021(Shelley)
Date RecordedNovember 20, 2008
Abstract of InterviewAustin L. Shelley, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, came to Purdue in 1950 after earning a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering (1947) from Kentucky. Additional graduate degrees were received from Purdue University in Electrical Engineering (MS 1952, Ph.D. 1958). He talks about his early days in the Electrical Engineering School. He served as Associate Head. He also handled the tickets for Commencement. Shelley talks about school committees, selection of the Outstanding Electrical Engineering liaison and alumni. He served under several Deans-George Hawkins. Richard Grosch, John Hancock, Henry Yang. Shelley discusses campus life in the 1950s and 1960s.
SubjectsShelley, Austin L.--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
Electrical engineers
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration55 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c63n22fc
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