Joseph Larson: oral history with Robert S. Cox
- Joseph Larson: oral history with Robert S. Cox
Interview with Joe Larson, UMass Amherst faculty member in Forestry and head of Institute for Man and the Environment, historic preservationist, about his undergraduate years at UMass in the mid-1950s (class of '55, graduated with '56). Choosing to come to UMass form high school in Malden; admissions interview; work with the campus radio station; work on wetlands lead to remaining at UMass for a masters degree; forestry work; quality control and dormitory construction on campus; state political influence at UMass in the 1950s, the Freedom Bill, Ralph Van Meter and Jean Paul Mather; growth of campus; growth of research at UMass during the 1950s; tension with Mather and faculty.
- Larson, Joseph
- Cox, Robert S., 1958-
June 4, 2013
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Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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UMass Amherst Oral History Collection
UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection
Alumni and students
College radio stations
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst. Department of Forestry and Wildlife
Mather, Jean Paul
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